Steve Martin Branded As ‘Horrid’ And ‘Unkind’ By THIS Actress

Celebrated actor Steve Martin was recently labeled a “horrid” and “unkind perfectionist” by a fellow actor. This allegation comes weeks after Martin revealed his plans to step away from TV and film after his current project.

The actor recently marked his 78th birthday where he was treated to a moving tribute by pop star Selena Gomez. Martin and his “Only Murders in the Building” co-star have shared an affectionate bond since working on the set of the comedy mystery film.

Keep on reading to learn more.

Miriam Margoyles Says Steve Martin Was ‘Horrid’ 

Steve Martin Branded As 'Horrid' And An 'Unkind Perfectionist' By THIS Actress

Steve Martin, known for his illustrious career in comedy, film, and music, has long been a beloved figure in the world of entertainment. However, a recent accusation of being an “unkind perfectionist” and “horrid” has raised eyebrows.

The criticism, levied by his 82-year-old “Little Shop of Horrors” co-star Miriam Margoyles, has led to speculation about the context and circumstances surrounding the comment. During her interview with Australia, she alleged that her experience filming with the actor was “vile.”

“I just thought he was rather horrid. He was a c**t, that’s all I can tell you,” Margoyles told the news outlet, per Daily Mail.

The actress went on to explain that she had to share a scene with Martin, where he played a dentist and she was a receptionist. In the scene, her character was “punched” by Martin’s character, and she explained it took several takes before he was satisfied.

“I didn’t enjoy it, and I had a splitting headache at the end of the day,” she shared, adding that Martin was “incredibly unfriendly because he was a perfectionist.”

Steve Martin Reveals Plans To Quit Film And TV

Steve Martin

Margoyles’ allegations against the former stand-up comedian come after he revealed his plans to retire from film and television after the completion of his current project, “Only Murders in the Building.”

Martin, known for his humor, acting, and musical talents, has been a beloved figure in Hollywood for decades. 

His impressive career has encompassed everything from stand-up comedy to blockbuster films and television shows. However, in a recent interview with The Hollywood Reporter, he shared his intention to step back from the spotlight.

“When this television show is done, I’m not going to seek others,” Martin remarked. “I’m not going to seek other movies. I don’t want to do cameos. This is, weirdly, it.”

Season three of “Only Murders in the Building” began airing on Tuesday (8 August), with a fourth season yet to be announced.

‘I Can’t Imagine Him Ever Retiring’

Martin Short and Steve Martin are all smiling while posing for the photographers in NYC on Feb 24, 2021

In a heartwarming tribute to his longtime friend and comedy partner, Martin Short shared his thoughts on the possibility of Steve Martin retiring from showbiz, saying he couldn’t imagine it. The sentiment reflects the deep bond and admiration between two iconic comedians who have graced the entertainment world with their wit and humor side-by-side for more than three decades.

In a 2022 interview on the Emmy Awards red carpet, Short expressed his thoughts on the topic of Martin’s retirement, saying, “I can’t imagine him ever retiring. I hope not, because then you know what happens to me,” concluding with a hilarious finger-across-the-neck gesture, per People magazine.

Martin and Short, a dynamic duo known for their comedic brilliance and on-stage chemistry, have been entertaining audiences for years with their stand-up comedy tours, television appearances, and films. Their friendship and creative partnership have been a source of joy and laughter for fans around the world.

Steve Martin Recently Celebrated His 78th Birthday

Steve Martin, Selena Gomez, Martin Short
Instagram | Selena Gomez

Martin recently celebrated his 78th birthday, and among the many tributes the actor received, actress and singer Selena Gomez shared a moving homage to the comedy legend, reflecting the profound impact he has had on the industry and the close bond they’ve formed over the years.

Per People, the pop star took to Instagram to post several cherished moments between them. In a video clip captioned “HAPPY BIRTHDAY Steve Buddy!” Martin Short, their co-star on “Only Murders in the Building,” can be seen questioning Martin about why he is seated in a church pew on the set of their Hulu show.

Martin humorously shrugged in response and then moved to unveil a sign that humorously read, “Please sit here.”

Another video saw him showing off his banjo-playing skills in what appeared to be Gomez’s dressing room. As the video ended, he smiled warmly towards her before gazing into the distance.

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