“I actually felt it was like a rom-com, you already know, with Tom Hanks or one thing.”
Jason Segel is opening up a couple of candy encounter he shared with a stranger — however sadly, it is not a narrative he can inform his potential future youngsters about how he met their mom.
Whereas showing on Wednesday evening’s episode of “The Late Present with Stephen Colbert,” the actor recalled the story concerning the time he thought he was dwelling a rom-com in actual life after he had a “connection” with a lady 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 disappointment, Segel reassured them, “Oh, wow. It is okay. It is okay. We made it by means of, made it by means 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 type 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 extremely kind-faced, like engaging lady who was serving ice cream,” Segel stated. “And she or he stated very nice stuff to me about ‘How I Met Your Mom’ and ‘I really like these motion pictures, obtained me by means of a tricky time.’ After which she gave me my ice cream on a cone, after which she stated, ‘Always remember the enjoyment you carry to the world.'”
“That is like an on the spot connection,” Colbert stated, 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 stated 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 might order the ice cream, and it will arrive in a bag,” Segel recalled. “And the primary time it arrived, she had handwritten on the bag: ‘Always remember the enjoyment you carry to the world.’ I am like, ‘Oh, wow. I began to see my new life with this excellent particular person.'”
The “Knocked Up” star then revealed what occurred after lockdown — and it is heartbreaking.
“So I went to go type of make good on this meet cute,” Segel instructed 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 stated, ‘Always remember the enjoyment you carry to the world.'”
“It seems it is simply their slogan,” he stated with fun.
Colbert then joked, “I simply … I obtained myself a stunning sandwich and the woman behind the counter stated, ‘I’ve the meats.'”