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Why Tom Hanks loves crashing weddings: ‘It’s my ego unchecked’



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Transfer over, Owen Wilson and Vince Vaughn: Tom Hanks may need you beat.

The 65-year-old dished on his ardour for wedding-crashing on “Late Evening With Seth Meyers” Tuesday, the place the present’s host hyped him as a “man of many hats.”

Specifically that, whether or not he’s “invited [to the ceremony] or not,” Hanks is an avid wedding photobomber.

The beloved — but recently controversial — movie legend revealed his excessive nuptials-going pastime whereas showing as a visitor to advertise his role in the biopic “Elvis,” that includes Austin Butler, 30, because the late music legend.

“It’s my ego, unchecked,” stated Hanks of his marriage ceremony crashing. “I simply can’t assist however assume, ‘What would these individuals like greater than anything to recollect this magic day of days? Oh, I do know: me!’ ”

In fact, Meyers, 48, screened a montage of Hank’s greatest wedding-crasher moments, with some dating back to the early 2000s — and some even happening internationally.

Tom Hanks crashed Diciembre and Tashia Farries' wedding in Santa Monica.
Tom Hanks crashed Diciembre and Tashia Farries’ 2021 marriage ceremony in Santa Monica.

Most notably, when in Rome filming “Angels & Demons,” Hanks by accident crashed a ceremony as a result of the Pantheon was booked by a marriage the identical day they have been filming.

“This limousine pulled up, and it was the bride and the groom making an attempt to ‘get me to the church on time,’” Hanks stated, singing the final phrase. “They usually couldn’t do it as a result of we had all these things happening. It was like, ‘Uh, how can we repair this?’ So, like a stalker, you realize, ‘Hey miss, miss, miss!’ — I knocked on the window, I stated, ‘Hey hear, we now have a factor, however would you do me the honour of escorting you to your bridal altar?’ So we did it!”

However that was solely the start. Meyers additionally introduced up Hanks’ latest photobombing of an enormous bridal occasion.

Hanks posed for photos with a newlywed couple in Central Park in 2016.
Hanks posed for photographs with a newlywed couple in Central Park in 2016. As photographer Meg Miller captured on Instagram, the casually dressed “Elvis” star greeted bride Elisabeth and groom Ryan to supply his well-wishes.

“Rita and I, we have been going out for a stroll someplace on our time without work, and simply as we have been attending to our automobile, this marriage ceremony occasion was popping out to get into the most important cocktail booze-cruise bus I had ever seen,” he stated. “I imply, look … there are much less Pittsburgh Steelers than there are bridesmaids on this {photograph}. And we stated … ‘Oh, the matching attire, it should be bridesmaids! Nicely if the bride comes out, I’d leap out and take an image.’ Nicely, she exhibits up, so sure, I crashed their marriage ceremony picture.”

Tom Hanks
Hanks, who not too long ago starred as Mister Rogers in “A Lovely Day within the Neighborhood,” is now enjoying Tom Parker within the upcoming biopic “Elvis.”
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Tom Hanks and Seth Meyers
Whereas on the present, Meyers introduced up photographs of Hanks officiating weddings and photobombing bridal events.
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When Meyers pulled up one other picture of Hanks marrying a pair, the actor ensured not all ceremony cameos have been undesirable – in actual fact, he was officiating followers at their request as a ordained minister.

In “Elvis,” Hanks plays the musician’s infamous manager, “Colonel” Tom Parker. “Elvis,” directed by Baz Luhrmann, premieres Friday.

Seth Meyers and Tom Hanks
Whereas he appeared to advertise his function in “Elvis,” which additionally stars Austin Butler, Hanks obtained to chatting about his different hobbies.
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Tom Hanks and Seth Meyers
Hanks was not too long ago the middle of an issue after swearing at a fan who practically knocked over his spouse.
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