Before he was deemed a “silver fox”, actor Steve Carell was a waiter in Chicago who rocked a Liz Claiborne powder blue windbreaker with “the biggest” shoulder pads. He voices the lead characters in “Despicable Me 3“, which opens in some Chicago theaters Thursday. But lately the former 40 Year Old Virgin is reaching a whole new fanbase, thanks to his newly grey head of hair and official status as a silver fox. That’s very nice.” On Tuesday’s The Tonight Show, after host Jimmy Fallon called him a “stud muffin”, the Battle of the Sexes star said, “My wife finally said she’s in love with me.
This comes after Entertainment Tonight asked Carell for his reaction to all the internet love he’s been getting on his look.
“Steve Carell is hot and you can’t convince me otherwise”, one fan declared, while another commented: “Honestly take your (Ryan) Gosling and your Zayn Malik and give me 2017 Steve Carell“. Fallon joked. “Do you go to a club and, like, Anderson Cooper is there, Andy Cohen?“.
“I am so sick of people just looking at me for my physical attributes”, he told ET. “It’s just genetic. There’s nothing I can do…” Carell joked that he now attends silver fox meetings and sports a bracelet confirming he is indeed a “Hunk of man meat”.