Tuesday, December 04, 2012

Blind Item #5

This comic actor is probably B- and usually only does movies. His attempts at television have been awful. He will do anything for a paycheck at this point and has gone through all of his A and B list friends asking for money. He has also worked himself outside the circle of trust which means getting a role and a paycheck is going to be tough. As much money as he has earned in his life, it is likely he is going to have to move in with his family to support himself or decide to sell that tell-all book he promises to write if he can't get back inside the circle of trust.

84 comments:

Staple611 said...

Um, Ben Stiller? Is that too obvious?

LottaColada said...

Lol u got It @staple .... That whole circle of trust thing is hilarious.

Staple611 said...

I loved it when the BIs had hidden clues, but if that's what that was, I wouldn't call it "hidden," by any stretch of the imagination.

jane3113 said...

Someone from snl? Schneider?

Ingrid Superstar said...

David Spade?

jane3113 said...

What is circle of trust?

New State of Mind said...

Ben Stiller

Staple611 said...

@Jane, it's a reference to the Fockers trilogy - Robert DeNiro's character had a family "circle of trust" that Stiller's character was alternatively in and out of.

jane3113 said...

Oh! I have only seen the first one. thanks :)

MISCH said...

Can't imagine it's Stiller...but who ?

fancyscreenname said...

"Circle of trust" is from the movie MEET THE PARENTS. Deniro mentioned it to Stiller in the movie.

jane3113 said...

And it was a while ago.

SweetDee said...

John Abrahams was in Meet the Parents and has nothing going on, but Ben Stiller has 2 movies in post-production and Zoolander 2 was just announced.

I don't know which list each belongs to, though.

LottaColada said...

@Jane the circle of trust is introduced in the first one so you've definitely seen it.

EmEyeKay said...

Also, Ben Stiller had his own show. I loved it (but others could have considered it awful).

fancyscreenname said...

I was thinking Owen Wilson, but not sure if he's tried television .

Just Another Girl said...

Ben Stiller is still producing movies and has two starring roles in post production, plus Zoolander 2.

Spade has had two successful TV shows.

I thought maybe Owen Wilson but he has a ton of movies in pre and post production. Is there anyone else in the Focker movies that this could be?

whocaresnow12 said...

Ben Stiller still works regularly, and technically doesn't have to work anymore if he chose not to and he and his family would not be wanting for anything.

whocaresnow12 said...

Owen Wilson is pretty busy working as well.

ABlake said...

Stiller makes sense. He has a rep of being a jerk and (obviously) moving in with his parents wouldn't be the worst thing in the world. Love his dad:D
Thing is, when someone is such a dick who in the world would let him in their lives enough to merit a 'tell-all'? What's he going to do, write about Cruise in Tropic Thunder?

spacecowboy78 said...

Ben Stiller is also not B- list. Come on, he's not even close to that. Jon Abrahams makes a little bit more sense, but B- is probably high for him.

trudi said...

How could Ben Stiller have a B- rating? Name recognition wise he'd still have to be an A.

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Del Riser said...

The "clue" points to Ben Stiller, who probably is in nobody's circle of trust, but I think it may be Rob Schnieder.

LottaColada said...

If it isn't Ben it's someone who was at one point pretty popular based on...

"As much money as he has earned in his life."

jane3113 said...

Kevin hart was in Little Fockers but he seems to be doing well.

Karma Chameleon said...

Stiller's not B- in any stretch of the imagination. Owen Wilson too. Who has burned bridges? who hasn't been working in a while? It's hard to figure out who could be b- when they've been out of the public eye. I know that circle of trust is a clue... but that's only Deniro, Stiller or Wilson who would apply with that one. Darn. Or Dustin Hoffman, and he doesn't fit either.

*karen* said...

I think that it's someone trying to get back into Ben Stiller's circle of trust.

SweetDee said...

Maybe the circle of friends clue was TOO obvious. Robert De Niro was formerly good friends with Billy Crystal, who now only has the sequel to Monsters, Inc coming up, which is just a voice project.

So maybe since he and De Niro aren't so close he has fallen from HIS circle of trust etc.

Anyone? Billy Crystal?

jane3113 said...

Ooh rob schneider does not have Grown Ups 2 on his imdb. And it looks like he is doing random shitty projects including a canceled tv show. I am sticking with him.

Staple611 said...

Ben Stiller is exactly B-, based on the scale I apply: "Celebs Staple611 Can Stand to Hear About."

Silly Girl said...

Billy Crystal is always and forever an A list. He's never be B-.

Rain said...

Just by deducing the cast, I can't think it fits anyone but Jon Abrahams. OW and BS are definitely not B-, and both are working. Abrahams went from decent supporting comedy roles 10 years ago to now being "reporter #1" and "Tyler's agent" on his recent IMDB page. Just not sure what he would have done that would have pushed him out of the decent roles?

Jason Blue Eyes said...

The Ben Stiller Show was groundbreaking Television. Critics adored it. The Ratings sucked but it sure wasn't awful. Neither was his stint On Undeclared. I have no guesses right now but I doubt this is him.

jane3113 said...

To continue my schnieder vote. He is being sued for close to 2 million along with his brother. He is in every sandler film but grown ups 2? His tv shows include Men Behaving Badly which sucked ass.

CamColty said...

I second this

Vera L- said...

Rob Schnieder

this is a great guess. He's awful.

Jules said...

Dane Cook? His brother stole a lot from him, he gets horrible write ups in publications for being mysoginistic, just lost that tv show on NBC as a talk radio host, and starred Jon that HBO special in the round, "Vicious Circle."

Angela said...

Stiller was on Arrested Development, a show that Enty loves. And he's definitely A list.

His friend Andy Dick?

LottaColada said...

@Jane - wow I'm surprised he isn't in Grown Ups 2. I was just going to say how as long as Adam Sandler makes movies, Schnieder has nothing to worry about. I guess that shop has sailed!

timebob said...

Andy Dick was living in his ex-wife's shed for almost a year since he couldn't afford rent.

He has been in Hollywood a long time I can imagine the tales he could tell he came up with Ben Stiller and burned that bridge awhile ago.

rejectedcarebear said...

OT but I recently found out that Jerry Stillers brother lived on my street and one of his children dated my neighbor!

Chilie said...

Rob Schneider is considered by a lot of people to be a complete prick who would throw anyone under the bus if it benefited him.

Silly Girl said...

Andy Dick would be a great guess, but haven't his TV shows been hits? I like the Rob Schneider guess the best. He seems like a sad little man/boy.

A RESIDENT said...

Dana Carvey

Tampa Shawn said...

Andy Dick had a wife? LMAO! Don't believe it.lol

Jason Blue Eyes said...

Doesn't Andy Dick own his own building? And Newsradio wasn't awful. That was one of the best shows of the 90's. Until Jon Lovitz ruined it.

Heeeeeyyy...there you go -

Jon Lovitz?

Monica said...

Chris Kattan?

P. said...

it is NOT ben stiller. he has a net worth of $120 million. and he won an emmy for the ben stiller show.

MemoirsMay said...

Someone from SNL that is/was buddy buddy with Stiller or De Niro

katie said...

I think it's Schneider too. He's from my home town. Sandler used to put him in his movies, has he been in any Sandler movies since 50 First Dates? ( a guilty pleasure)

MemoirsMay said...

Andy Dick was on Ben Stiller 's TV show

ms snarky said...

Andy Dick hasn't been B- in a long time. Schneider is more likely for this.

rejectedcarebear said...

Didn't Ent reveal a kindness blind about Rob Schneider recently?

katsm0711 said...

I thought Ben Stiller too but when I got to the end it sounded like a single man. I def think its someone tied to Meet the parents and I can't remember Rob Schneider in it but he sounds perfect.

KendraWM said...

I thought Dane Cook when reading this.

Karma Chameleon said...

I'm leaning towards Dane Cook. He's an asshat and said during a show that he took his anger out on a stranger's vag while he was shtupping her. The hell? And yep he did have that special titled "Vicious Circle".

nudibelle said...

moves in with family..circle of trust.. this ones easy peasy...HIS MOVIES ARE AWFUL!

Renoblondee said...

Sounds like Schneider fits this one best.

MadLyb said...

I was thinking Chevy Chase, barring SNL, of course.

auntliddy said...

Then owen wilson. Boy has demons.

auntliddy said...

Wld serve him right, hes such an obnoxious prick. But prob not. He came from money to start with.

nessa said...

i like this guess

Kathleen said...

I would say Stiller is higher than B-, even though I'm not a big fan. I doubt this is him. He works quite a lot.

Amelia Merritt said...

Yes! He should.

annabella said...

seriously, I don't get the ben stiller and dane cook guesses. how can either of those two possibly be B-???? and neither fits the clues in other ways.

Ben stiller works NON STOP. and he has for years. as someone pointed out above, he's worth 120 million. at least. does that seem like someone who is going to move back in w/the family?

and dane cook, love him or hate him, is super successful, has been for years and continues to be.

andy dick was great on news radio, so his attempts at tv haven't been awful. rob schneider sounds more like it.

Veech said...

The only person to pop into my head while reading this was Rob Schneider. So, my guess is him.

short le chic said...

Yes!!

Badum said...

Dane Cook was my first guess. Many comedians have accused him of plagiarism. He recently filmed four episodes of a TV show that was cancelled without ever airing. His half-brother went to prison for embezzling millions of Dane's earnings. Yep, I think this is him.

Icecat said...

Did Ben Stiller get divorced and I missed it? Seriously. Would you have to move into your parents/family for support, married? Especially to a working actress.. I don't think this is Ben.

Unknown said...

It's not stiller. Dane Cook is the right answer.

Rickatoo said...

Timebob, I thought the trailer was on the grounds of the house he bought but had to give the exwife in the divorce?

BobNYC said...

Andy Dick is not B list - he's Puke list. ... literally...

Erica Oursland said...

I am thinking Corey Feldman.

Silly Girl said...

Thinking this may be Corey Feldman just makes me sad. The Two Corey's will always be cemented into my 12 year old brain as the perfect guys. Plural. Because they were each perfect and separately would have been just too much for my 12 year old self. At my age now, however, it makes me sad to think one is dead and the other so misguided he has to move back in with his parents because he's broke. Please don't let it be him (I realize he hasn't had the greatest reputation, but again, he was perfect in a 12 year olds mind!).

Anna said...

Shelley Berman. OMG, that means if he's moving in with his parents.. OMG... Forest Lawn?

Anna said...

Mike Myers. He was on SNL, and so was Stiller. "Fockers" and "Austin Powers" were both directed by Jay Roach.

TalksTooMuch said...

You know, Rob Schneider did play Edmonton, AB, Canada, a little while ago, even posing for photos at 2 am and that can NOT be a sign of doing well financially...

brittiany said...

No!!!! It's Vince Vaughn!

cbdabest4life said...

Matthew Perry

Gotta HaveIt said...

I immediately thought of Ron Schneider for this one. If it is him it's sad because he and his wife/SO are about to have a baby

Gotta HaveIt said...

Rob*

Fairmaiden327 said...

Mine as well.

Twinkle Toes said...

Not Rob Schneider btw Schneider introduced Sandler to his wife Jackie.