Neil Patrick Harris criticized Nick Jonas’ comment online: “How do celebrities get away with it?

Neil Patrick Harris sparked backlash online due to comments he made Nick Jonas During her 2015 appearance on “The Wendy Williams Show.”

In a clip from the interview, the 49-year-old actor admitted that he “admired” the now 30-year-old singer.

“And he was really handsome before he was allowed to think he was handsome, and that was a bit of a problem, you had to wait until he was, you know, 19 or 20, and then you’re like, ‘What’s going on?’ Harris.

Harris made the comments during the show’s “Hot Seat” segment after Williams asked the “How I Met Your Mother” alum who her “famous fan” was, besides her husband David Burtka.

Neil Patrick Harris faced controversy on social media for comments he made about Nick Jonas in 2015.
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Harris responded, “David knows, so I guess it’s not a bad thing to say…Nick Jonas.”

The “Jealous” singer was 23 when Harris appeared on Williams’ talk show, while the “Doogie Howser, MD” actor was 42.

Representatives for Harris did not immediately respond to Fox News Digital’s request for comment.

Jonas was 12 years old when he and his brothers Kevin and Joe formed the boy band. the jonas brothers in 2005. They initially gained popularity for their appearance on the Disney Channel and rose to fame after the release of their self-titled second album in 2007.

Online critics slammed Harris’s comments when the recently surfaced clip was posted on TikTok with the caption, “How do celebs get away with comments like this? He was 42 years old here ».

One social media user wrote: “This is totally inappropriate,” while another said: “Neil always does something problematic.”

And one reviewer added, “I like his characters, but he’s someone… I like.”

Another commented with a nasty smiley face emoji: “This is disgusting.”

One user wrote, “Sometimes some things shouldn’t be said out loud,” while another noted, “Bro tried to memorize it with ’19 to 20′.”

Jonas was 12 years old when he and his brothers Kevin and Joe formed the boy band The Jonas Brothers in 2005.
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Some critics objected to the studio audience’s reaction to Harris’ comments.

“No, the crowd is laughing,” one user wrote, adding a grim smiley face emoji.

Another added: “Jesus. The second awkward laugh from the crowd. They finally stopped working for a minute.”

However, some Harris fans came to his defense, with one user writing, “Why can’t they get away with it? Simply to say that this is not a criminal offence.”

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“There is nothing wrong with that comment,” said another fan.

This isn’t the first time fans have called out Harris. In May, the two-time Emmy winner apologized after a Obsessive joke made by On the death of Amy Winehouse reappeared.

Harris and Burtka presented “The Corpse of Amy Winehouse” buffet platter at a Halloween party just months after her death in 2011.

“A photo recently resurfaced from a Halloween-themed party my husband and I threw 11 years ago,” Harris told Entertainment Weekly in a statement at the time. “It was unlucky then, and it’s still unlucky now. Amy Winehouse was a once-in-a-generation talent, and I’m sorry for any damage this photo caused.”


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Neil Patrick Harris criticized Nick Jonas’ comment online: “How do celebrities get away with it?