Steve Carell leaves fans in stitches as he struggles to pronounce ‘CBeebies’ in hilarious Bedtime Stories clip
On Friday July 1, the comedian he joined an illustrious roster of stars in reading a story for youngsters, when his episode aired.
And, Steve Carell, 59, left fans in stitches as he struggled to pronounce ‘CBeebies’ in an hilarious Bedtime Stories clip shared on social media.
Steve read a story called ‘The Eyebrows of Doom’ written by Steve Smallman, but it was his attempt to pronounce the show’s name drew laughter after it was posted on Twitter.
Hilarious: Steve Carell, 59, left fans in stitches as he struggled to pronounce ‘CBeebies’ in an hilarious Bedtime Stories clip shared on social media
In a short video, Steve can be seen saying: ‘Imagine never having watched CBG. CCGeebies. CB… Well, I can imagine it.’
One Twitter user tweeted the nine second clip, and wrote: ‘Cannot get over Steve Carell trying to pronounce CBeebies.’
In response, someone tweeted: ‘I did not have “Steve Carell will be on Cbeebies” on my 2022 Bingo Card but here we are.’
‘The silver fox,’ wrote another with a laughing face emoji, with someone else excitedly responding: ‘It’s Mitch Kessler!’ after his The Morning Show character.
Oops! Steve read a story called ‘The Eyebrows of Doom’ written by Steve Smallman, but it was his attempt to pronounce the show’s name drew laughter after it was posted on Twitter
Loving it! Fans on Twitter were loving the fun clip of the star
Legend: On Friday July 1, the comedian he joined an illustrious roster of stars in reading a story for youngsters, when his episode aired
Speaking about appearing on the show, Steve said: ‘I loved reading to my kids when they were younger so it was a great pleasure to read a Bedtime Story for CBeebies, about a pair of mischievous eyebrows causing havoc – something I’m sure we can all relate to.’
The father-of-two – who shares daughter Elisabeth Anne, 21, and son Johnny, 18, with his wife Nancy Carell – answered some fan questions on social media before his appearance.
One viewer revealed a ‘sweet’ misunderstanding with their daughter who thought they were looking for Duggee and the Squirrels in a forest, instead of trying to spot actual squirrels, and so they ended up on a 30-minute hunt for CBBC characters.
Stars: An illustrious list of celebrities have taken part in the weekly bedtime read, among them Tom Hardy, 44, who read Fleabag, by Helen Stephens, on National Dog Day (pictured in 2021)
Superstar: In July, Chris Hemsworth, 38, made his CBeebies debut telling the story of a little bear who is frightened of the rain and thunder
Steve replied: ‘That’s very sweet. That’s a moment you’re going to treasure with your kids…
‘And it might all feel insane, it might all feel like you’re losing your mind slightly, but you will reflect back on these memories and these moments with such joy.
One Directioner: In May, Harry Styles, 28, read Jess Hitchman’s In Every House, On Every Street, a heart-warming celebration of homes and the different families that live in them