Apparently Elisabeth Hasselbeck has been charged with finding “chocolate thunder,” the perfect male stripper.
The ladies of “Bridesmaids” do not share Shepherd’s excitement for nude, dancing men. They went to a strip club in researching the film and found it more funny than sexual.
“It was hysterical,” says Rudolph. “It was like a wonderful musical.”
“It’s like a show,” says Wiig. “A guy going to a strip club and a girl going to a strip club, they’re totally different things. For guys, it’s sexy. For girls… it’s like a cowboy, tired and coming home from the range. There’s stories.”
Stories and not a lot of nudity. “There’s a lot of teasing,” says Rudolph, miming a briefly exposed rear end. “And then pulling the pants up. Then the next guy comes up in a workers’ uniform.”
The warm reception of the film also prompted concern from Hasselbeck that writer and star Wiig would soon outgrow her “Saturday Night Live” gig.
“I just signed a 65-year contract,” she says, laughing, hinting that we might get at least one more year of her invaluable contribution to the series — including her Hasselbeck impersonation…