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Jake Johnson: Prince was responsible for New Girl's Nick and Jess relationship

The late Prince, who was such a fan of New Girl he guest-starred on the Fox comedy, “wanted to live in the reality of the show, and he wanted Nick and Jess to be together. So, he said he’ll do the show if he could help them get together, and he got to live the whole fantasy," Johnson said on The Kelly Clarkson Show. “He changed the whole narrative?” Kelly Clarkson replied in shock, to which Johnson replied, “He wanted them together and we wanted Prince! Prince is the best.”
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Jake Johnson Says That Prince Would Only Appear On ‘New Girl’ If Nick and Jess Got Together

You can thank the artist very briefly not known as Prince for ensuring that one of the greatest sitcom couples of all time became a couple in the first place. The music legend Prince was a huge fan of FOX’s New Girl, which ran from 2011-2018 and starred Zooey Deschanel as Jess Day and Jake Johnson as Nick Miller. Prince appeared as himself in a season three episode aptly titled “Prince” that aired in 2014. On The Kelly Clarkson Show on Wednesday, Minx star Jake Johnson told host Kelly Clarkson that Jess and Nick got together because it’s what Prince, inarguably the most important fan of the series, wanted.
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Into The Spider-Verse’s Chris Pine And Jake Johnson React To Spider-Man: No Way Home’s Peter Parker Crossover

Spider-Man fans ended 2021 on an ultra high note when Spider-Man: No Way Home hit theaters and united Tom Holland with his brothers from another multiverse, Andrew Garfield and Tobey Maguire. The movie brought together every live-action cinematic Peter Parker we’ve ever seen, but hey, let’s not forget that Chris Pine and Jake Johnson also voiced the hero in the beloved 2018 animated flick, Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse. What do they think about all these Spidey teamups?
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Jake Johnson Is At His Best On HBO Max’s ‘Minx’

Jake Johnson knows exactly what he’s doing on HBO Max’s Minx. On the period comedy series which chronicles the fictional story of Minx – a feminist magazine in the 1970s with male nude spreads ala Playboy – Jonhson plays Doug Renetti, the publisher at Bottom Dollar, which publishes titles including Milky Moms. Secretary Secrets, and Feet Feet Feet. Johnson’s dynamic, confident performance as Doug works against expectations for the actor, while still integrating his signature effortless allure that made New Girl’s Nick Miller an icon.
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CEO Howard Schultz Ripped for Saying Starbucks ‘Being Assaulted’ by Unionization – Jake Johnson

On his first day back as chief executive of Starbucks, billionaire Howard Schultz said during a town hall Monday that the coffee giant and other U.S. companies are “being assaulted” by unionization drives, a comment that workers took as a signal of his union-busting intentions as he takes the helm amid a nationwide wave of organizing.
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How to Nail '70s Sleaze Like Jake Johnson in Minx

All products featured on GQ are independently selected by our editors. However, when you buy something through our retail links, we may earn an affiliate commission. At some point while binging screeners of HBO’s Minx, I entered a fugue state and emerged to realize that I had ordered a chunky gold horseshoe pinky ring. It was less a matter of if that was going to happen and more a matter of when. See, the show is a workplace comedy about an affable porn publisher named Doug Renetti (played by Jake Johnson) who helps launch a Playgirl-esque erotic magazine for women called, you guessed it, Minx. And all of Doug’s looks make the case that there’s no better way to dress than like a '70s sleazebag.
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