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Steve Martin denies ‘Father Of The Bride 3’ rumors

Steve Martin denies 'Father Of The Bride 3' rumors

We were so excited to hear reports that a third “Father Of The Bride” movie was in the works! Unfortunately for all of us, the rumors have turned out to be untrue. BOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!

“Father Of The Bride 3” was said to be centered around the storyline of George and Nina Banks’ gay son Matty. Matty was said to be getting married to the son of a Navy Seal, leaving his parents beside themselves.

Steve Martin has since taken to his official Twitter account to deny the rumors of a third movie. He shared on the social networking service, “So excited to read I’m doing Father of the Bride 3 since I haven’t seen a script or been offered the role!”

BOO. Now that they know that there is an interest in the third movie, someone needs to get on that STAT!!!

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Posted Tuesday, June 17th, 2014 at 9:09am
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‘Father of the Bride 3’ is COMING!!

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Steve Martin is coming back for ‘Father of the Bride 3’!!

Steve will be returning as George Banks, alongside Diane Keaton as his wife Nina.

Apparently the third installment will be centered around the couple’s son, Matty, who was originally played by Kieran Culkin.

Matty is gay, and will be marrying the son of a U.S. Navy Seal, which leads to Banks being “thunderstruck and speechless.”

The original director and co-writer Charles Shyer has also signed on.

The original film was released in 1991 and the sequel came out in 1995.

SO EXCITED! Here’s the most important question…. Will Martin Short be back?

Posted Monday, June 16th, 2014 at 1:13pm
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Steve Martin apologizing for offensive Tweet

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Last Friday Steve Martin threw a Tweet out that caused quite a stir. He spent the following weekend tweeting some apologies, but after the attention wasn’t going away, he decided to release a long explanation of what he was thinking. Background: A Twitter follower asked him “Is this how you spell lasonia?” Steve replied, “It depends. Are you in an African-American neighborhood or at an Italian restaurant?”

He wrote this letter and posted it on his personal blog:

I am very upset that a tweet I sent out last week has been interpreted by some to be insulting to African Americans. By now media coverage of the unfortunate tweet has only added to this perception. To those who were offended, again, I offer a deep, sincere, and humble apology without reservation.

But I feel I need to tell you the context and origin of the joke.

I was riffing on Twitter, inviting people to ask me grammar questions. I replied with what I hoped were funny answers. For example, a person might write “What’s the difference between “then” and “than?” I would say, “then” is a conjunctive preposition, and “than” is a misspelling of “thank.” I have done similar things to this on other occasions, and there is a great spirit of fun between me and the Twitters followers.

I was going along fine when someone wrote, “How do you spell “lasonia?” I wrote: “It depends if you are in an African American neighborhood or an Italian restaurant.” I knew of the name Lasonia. I did not make it up, nor do I find it funny. So to me the answer was either Lasonia (with a capital), or Lasagna, depending on what you meant. That they sounded alike in this rare and particular context struck me as funny. That was the joke. When the tweet went out, I saw some negative comments and immediately deleted the tweet and apologized. I gathered the perception was that I was making fun of African American names. Later, thinking it over, I realized the tweet was irresponsible, and made a fuller apology on Twitter.

Then, Salon.com reported on the story and changed the wording of the tweet. They wrote: “It depends if you are in an African American restaurant or an Italian restaurant.” Clearly, this misquote implies that an African American restaurant can’t spell “lasagna” on the menu. And my name was attached to the misquoted tweet. Other websites, including TMZ.com picked up this incorrect version and for the next four days, and more, it continued to spread and I couldn’t get out of hell.

When the error was fixed, neither TMZ nor Salon footnoted it. However, one website which had jumped on me harshly, Twitchy.com, made a generous apology:

“The original version of this post stated that Martin’s tweet denigrated the spelling ability of people who live in African American neighborhoods. A more likely explanation is that he was referencing the tendency of some African Americans to use names that include the prefix “La.” If we misinterpreted his joke (and we think we probably did), we apologize.”

I felt a little better, but not a lot.

Comedy is treacherous. I used to try out jokes in clubs and the audience’s feedback would tell me when I had crossed a line, or how to shape a joke so it is clear. Today, the process is faster. It’s your brain, a button, then millions of reactions. But it’s my job to know.

I guess with his explanation it makes more sense….. I think he’s sincere in his apology. These days, I’d be afraid to say ANYTHING if I were a celebrity. I don’t think he meant anything by his comment, but it’s easy to see why people got so easily offended.

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Posted Thursday, December 26th, 2013 at 10:10am
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Steve Martin and wife Anne Springfield enjoying a day out with their son in Santa Barbara

More like Steve Martin’s wife goes for a walk with the nanny while Steve Martin goes shopping.

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Posted Monday, February 18th, 2013 at 1:13pm
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