Mike Myers “knows nothing” about a recent claim that he had a crew member on “The Love Gurushot because he looked him straight in the eye. Vancouver radio DJ Jay Brody caused a stir on social media when he shared a video of Keanu Reeves helping to move production equipment on the set of “John Wick: Chapter 4.”
“People say that ‘[Keanu] shouldn’t be commended for helping “I have no idea what it’s like to work in a movie,” Brody posted on Twitter. “Mike Myers got me kicked off the set of ‘The Love Guru’ because I made eye contact with him, and I was there as a bodyguard…give Keanu his roses.”
Brody later clarified in a follow-up video that he was not Myers’ direct bodyguard on set, but worked for the movie security unit on the set of ‘The Love Guru’. , Myers’ infamous 2008 flop with Jessica Alba and Justin Timberlake.
“Years ago I worked in film security,” Brody said in the video. “I got a call from a company that was hiring guards and they said, ‘Do you want a job on ‘The Love Guru?’ am I going to do?” [and they said], “You’ll basically keep the Mike Myers trailer on set wherever they go.” Seems easy enough, I’ve done it before. They’re like, ‘Here’s the catch, I can’t watch it.’ I’m like, ‘I need to look at him to see he’s her bodyguard.’ They say, ‘If you watch it, you’ll get fired.’ »
Brody continued, “I’m sitting on set, first day, first hour, we don’t know what [Myers] he looks like [in costume] Again. And I just see a man walk up with a long wig, fake beard, and I’m like, I think that’s Mike Myers. I look down so I don’t look at him because I don’t want to get fired, but I realized I can’t let just anyone in the trailer, so I look up, I catch his eye for a second i give him a nod to let him know i’m cool, and i look away, and within an hour i get a phone call letting me know i’m fired and i have to leave the set because I broke this weird rule.
A representative for Mike Myers said Weekly entertainment“Mike doesn’t know anything about it. Not aware of anyone being hired or fired. When asked for additional comment, the Myers rep directed Variety to the “exact” quotes published by EW.
“The Love Guru” is one of Myers’ most infamous flops. The comedy stars Myers as guru Pitka, who, in an attempt to rise above Deepak Chopra to become the world’s #1 guru, agrees to fix a hockey player’s love life. of the Toronto Maple Leafs so the team can get back on track and win the Stanley Cup. “The Love Guru” was a box office bomb, grossing $40 million worldwide on a production budget of around $60 million. The film also won three Razzie Awards, including Worst Picture.