It all got started on the set of another seminal comedy, Anchorman , which Apatow was producing and Carell was co-starring in…. Do you have any ideas? And the last one was: What if I made a movie where I played a year-old virgin? And he said he had worked on a sketch at Second City, where he played a year-old virgin at a poker game, and everyone was talking about sex and telling dirty stories, and it became very clear that he was making his up.
One of the most iconic scenes from The Year-Old Virgin is undoubtedly when Steve Carell gets his chest waxed by a supremely sadistic beautician. It's hilarious for a few reasons, mainly watching the protagonist scream in pain with each wax strip, however the phrases he mutters to 'ease the pain' are equally as funny as they are random. Credit: Universal Pictures. Among screaming out, 'you fucker', 'cocksucker', 'fuck me in the asshole' and 'sweaty pie hole', he strangely yelled Kelly Clarkson's name. Who the hell knows why that singer's name came to his head at that particular time, but nevertheless it was etched into movie scene history. You'd think after the movie aired, Kelly would have messaged Steve because everyone in Hollywood knows each other of course and asked for an explanation.
Including new information about the infamous chest waxing scene. The film that made Steve Carell a movie star, The Year-Old Virgin has frequently been voted one of the greatest comedies ever made. While on set, Seth would be given writing tasks and one of these tasks was to write a clean and dirty list of the things Steve Carell would say while having his chest waxed.
On its 10th anniversary, here are some facts that will make you cooler than David Caruso in Jade. The sketch was about a man who, in trying to keep up in a poker game conversation about sexual experiences, proves to be completely clueless about the subject. They read that older virgins were typically normal people who, according to Carell, "at some point just gave up on the whole notion; it was more difficult to keep attempting than to give up. Though Apatow was originally "nervous about it, because I don't think comedians wanting to look good is ever good for the comedy," he gradually realized that Carell being "ripped" was a good idea.