Golden Globe winner Jennifer Coolidge made her TikTok debut on Thursday (Jan. 19) with somewhat assist from her Shotgun Marriage ceremony co-star. “Hello, that is my first TikTok and I used to be making an attempt to consider one thing cool to do and I feel I’m simply going to do a poem that I like,” mentioned Coolidge, decked out in a glittery black costume for the event.
The dramatic studying of the cultural touchstone started, “Don’t be fooled… by the rocks that I acquired,” White Lotus star Coolidge intoned with the gravitas of a Shakespearean actress. “I’m nonetheless Jenny… Jenny… Jenny from the block,” she added, earlier than tilting the digital camera to her proper to disclose JLo herself.
Sure, Shotgun star Jennifer Lopez was within the room, rocking a severe look after which providing a delicate, “I like that” to her pal and co-star, who performs the singer/actresses’ future mother-in-law within the rom-com that additionally stars Josh Duhamel and Cheech Marin. “I actually, actually like that.”
On Wednesday night time, Lopez appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Dwell! to plug the film — and discuss concerning the PTSD she had earlier than lastly marrying longtime love Ben Affleck final summer time — in addition to how “on fireplace” veteran comedic actress Coolidge is true now. When Kimmel famous that Coolidge is at all times “odd,” “nutty” and humorous in her personal distinctive, typically indifferent, method in every little thing she does, Lopez mentioned the opposite Jen isn’t at all times what you’d suppose she’d be.
“You anticipate her, as a result of she’s so hilarious and every little thing, that she’s gonna come over and he or she’s simply gonna be humorous away,” Lopez mentioned. “However it’s type of like how her characters are the place she’s like there and also you’re like, ‘Is she making an attempt to be humorous or is she not being humorous?’ And also you don’t know if to snicker or to not snicker after which if you see it later it’s hilarious! And also you’re like, ‘I ought to have laughed!’”
In maybe the best praise she may give, JLo in contrast Coolidge to the late nice boundary-blasting comic Andy Kaufman, who lived to mix the barrier between life and comedy. “It’s sensible, she’s sensible,” Lopez mentioned.
Watch Coolidge’s TikTok beneath.