“I actually felt it was like a rom-com, you already know, with Tom Hanks or one thing.”
Jason Segel is opening up a few candy encounter he shared with a stranger — however sadly, it isn’t a narrative he can inform his doable future kids about how he met their mom.
Whereas showing on Wednesday night time’s episode of “The Late Present with Stephen Colbert,” the actor recalled the story in regards to the time he thought he was dwelling a rom-com in actual life after he had a “connection” with a girl who labored at an ice cream store.
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“I had a breakup proper earlier than the pandemic, which was very, very unhappy,” started Segel, who break up from his longtime girlfriend Alexis Mixter in April 2021. After Colbert’s viewers reacted with obvious unhappiness, Segel reassured them, “Oh, wow. It is okay. It is okay. We made it by way of, made it by way of.”
Persevering with his story, the “How I Met Your Mom” alum defined, “Proper earlier than we went into lockdown, an area ice cream store opened in my city. So I went in sort of unhappy [at] 9:30 pm proper earlier than closing.”
Colbert chimed in, asking Segel if he was “visibly heartbroken,” to which the latter quipped, “I imply, I used to be a grown man alone at 9:30 shopping for ice cream.”
“There was like a very kind-faced, like engaging girl who was serving ice cream,” Segel mentioned. “And she or he mentioned very nice stuff to me about ‘How I Met Your Mom’ and ‘I really like these films, obtained me by way of a tricky time.’ After which she gave me my ice cream on a cone, after which she mentioned, ‘Always remember the enjoyment you convey to the world.'”
“That is like an prompt connection,” Colbert mentioned, to which Segel agreed, “Yeah, I actually felt it was like a rom-com, you already know, with Tom Hanks or one thing.”
Following the encounter, the “Forgetting Sarah Marshall” star mentioned the pandemic started, however the ice cream store remained open for supply.
“And so each every so often once I wanted that feeling of connection, I’d order the ice cream, and it could arrive in a bag,” Segel recalled. “And the primary time it arrived, she had handwritten on the bag: ‘Always remember the enjoyment you convey to the world.’ I am like, ‘Oh, wow. I began to see my new life with this excellent individual.'”
The “Knocked Up” star then revealed what occurred after lockdown — and it is heartbreaking.
“So I went to go sort of make good on this meet cute,” Segel advised Colbert. “And as I am strolling up, I see somebody popping out of the shop with a bag of ice cream, and on the bag, it mentioned, ‘Always remember the enjoyment you convey to the world.'”
“It seems it is simply their slogan,” he mentioned with amusing.
Colbert then joked, “I simply … I obtained myself a stunning sandwich and the lady behind the counter mentioned, ‘I’ve the meats.'”