Ricky Gervais: “I’d Have Sex With A Frog!”
Muppets Most Wanted megastar makes outrageous joke at Facebook’s live Q&A event...
Funny fellas Ricky Gervais and Ty Burrell joined their Muppets Most Wanted co-stars Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy and Constantine to answer questions from fans around the globe live on Facebook while Ed Sheeran also dropped by for a photo-op.
MTV News UK were in the audience as Gervais – who plays Constantine’s dastardly sidekick in the new Muppets extravaganza – made everyone laugh moments before the Q&A show got underway.
Asked the first thing he would do if he swapped lives with Constantine, the controversial comedian replied: “I’d have sex with a frog!”
Later in the The Muppets FB event – streamed live on the site from their London HQ – Gervais added he would initially sit in a pond and eat flies but then “climb on the back of a lady frog for three days”.
Constantine, the world’s number 1 criminal and a dead ringer for Kermit in Muppets Most Wanted, replied by saying he would “roll around in Ricky’s monies” if he swapped with the comedy king.
The Office creator also revealed he has been a fan of the Muppets for 30 years and Constantine is now his all-time favourite Muppet.
Meanwhile Modern Family funnyman Ty Burrell talked about how working on the film was a dream come true, admitting he had “never been so starstruck” on a set before.
Burrell, who plays French Interpol agent Jean Pierre Napoleon, added: “It was basically my whole childhood laid out in front of me.”
Queen diva Missy Piggy, who was asked by one fan what she loves about her Kermie, said: “He may be short and sickly green and he has ping pong eyes – you could actually play ping pong with his eyes – but I find him very handsome. Not just on the outside but on the inside too”.
But does Miss Piggy have a crush on Kermit’s evil lookalike Constantine? “No way, he looks nothing like my Kermit!” she yelled, sparking a heated and hilarious argument between the two Muppets.
After questioning whether Constantine is even an actor, the frog villain retaliated by saying the biggest acting he had to do in the movie was pretending to like her!
Muppets Most Wanted hits UK cinemas on March 28.