Jason Segel forgot to mention one major detail to his mother about his role in 's "Forgetting Sarah Marshall. The year-old actor, who stripped down nude for a full-frontal in the flick, left his mom, Jillian Jordan, in tears after he failed to mention the up-close-and-personal scene before the movie hit the big screen. Jordan's shock led her to send out a mass email to Segel's family members to warn them of the racy clip. The former "How I Met Your Mother" star added she hasn't sent out another email like that for any of his other films.
Actor, director and author Jason Segel said that after a decade of success with movies and TV, he had a personal check-in, moved out of Los Angeles and started to write things he "really cares about" which he hopes will inspire "magic" for a younger generation. He realized that when "How I Met Your Mother" came to an end, that his "art" was still a reflection of the younger person he used to be when he wrote and starred in films like "Forgetting Sarah Marshall. He continued, "I figured out what I wanted to write about and that's what I've been doing the past few years.
The actor also reflected on his career now.
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Jason Segel's mother was not happy about that nude scene. And slowly her voice became like the teacher from Charlie Brown, you know, just wha-wha-wha, wha-wha-wha, while I was slowly constructing the scene in my mind. Segel didn't tell her about it as a "joke," but apparently she didn't find it very funny. She also sent out an email to family members warning them about the scene, but saying it was "essential to the plot. Judd Apatow confirmed that the photo Peter valiantly removes from the men's restroom was Photoshopped. The first person he played the musical for was Judd Apatow, who told him , "You can't play this for anyone, ever.