Julia Louis-Dreyfus stated in a current interview that the media invented the “Seinfeld curse,” a time period which was used to explain the alleged lack of success for “Seinfeld” stars Jerry Seinfeld, Louis-Dreyfus, Michael Richards and Jason Alexander following the tip of the enduring NBC sitcom.
“I believe any time a challenge ends, it’s gutting for me,” Louis-Dreyfus stated. “And that’s true of films and TV reveals. There’s a focus and a camaraderie that’s very a lot current while you’re working laborious on a challenge that you simply consider in, and when the circus leaves city, it’s an enormous transition. There’s an actual feeling of disappointment for me. ‘The place did all my buddies go?’ ‘The place are my mates?’”
When introduced up the curse, Louis-Dreyfus added: “It was invented by the media. They thought it was intelligent. You don’t want me to show it unsuitable, it was ridiculous! It made no sense. I used to be amazed that it had legs, as a result of it was so moronic. I don’t know the way else to say it!”
The curse originated after a number of of the forged’s post-“Seinfeld” sitcoms bombed. Richards’ “The Michael Richards Present” solely lasted eight episodes on NBC, whereas Alexander’s ABC sitcom “Bob Patterson” and CBS sitcom ” Pay attention Up!” each lasted just one season. Louis-Dreyfus’ NBC comedy “Watching Ellie” fared only a tad higher by operating for 2 seasons earlier than being canceled for low rankings.
It was the success of Louis-Dreyfus’ “The New Adventures of Outdated Christine” that led many to consider the curse had been damaged. The CBS sitcom ran for 5 seasons and gained Louis-Dreyfus an Emmy in 2006
“Seinfeld” co-creator Larry David has lengthy blasted the thought of a curse.