And it makes perfect sense that Helms would snuff out the jerk.
The current relationship status of Ed Helms is not known.
Some are downright mean, the sorts of jerks you'd avoid in real life.
On In Helms's hands, these guys become something unexpected: relatable, authentic, jelly-centered human beings.
So I sympathize with somebody who's trying to be a better person but isn't really good at it. So you have to seek things you know you'll stay excited and passionate about and try to push them over the finish line."And that's something we can all do, right? Use our passions to help guide us through confusing moments of flux.
There's some of that in a lot of us."This spring, things changed for Helms as two of his biggest franchises came to an end. Consult the authentic jelly center deep down inside ourselves to answer the inevitable question: Where do I go from here?
EH: A couple years ago I was introduced to Julia Louis-Dreyfus at a party, and I've been such a big fan of hers for so long that I gave her this big hug that was, like, too familiar—one of those hugs that you'd give a dear friend.
ELLE: Did you feel a tenseness when you were holding on to her?
ELLE: The poignant part of that story is that you gorged on a cereal that in many families would be the healthy alternative to Trix. But my mother said if sugar is one of the first three ingredients, then it's a sugar cereal. ELLE: Tell me about your most awkward interaction with a famous woman.ELLE: I had a friend who was a debutante in Texas, and she told me that in order to be transported to the events in those gowns, the girls had to be strapped, standing, into huge moving vans. EH: That I died with a heartbreaking crush on one of my nurses.And that I'd had lots of sex by that point, but just by myself. My friend and I sang an a cappella rendition of Extreme's "More Than Words" at one of our football pep rallies in a desperate attempt to look cool."That was a philosophical approach that I liked."It's an approach he brought, in some measure, to . He built it so he could do more of everything he loves, to push forward on many projects at once. That's Helms's specialty: humanizing the toxic, slickly recasting the jerk as an empathetic person. Some of those projects will cross the finish line, and others won't. EH: My mom was a health nut, and we never had sugar cereals in the house. I went to my best friend Nick's house and he had Honey Nut Cheerios in the cupboard. I kid you not, I ate about 10 bowls in a row in the middle of the afternoon.