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Patti LuPone & Sharon Stone Slam Kim Kardashian's American Horror Story Casting




Tony-winning Broadway icon and TV actress Patti LuPone is not here for Kim Kardashian being cast on the upcoming season of American Horror Story.



The legendary Broadway star, 74, let loose on “Watch What Happens Live” Sunday when host Andy Cohen asked her and fellow guest John Leguizamo whether they “give a damn” about the reality star, 42, being cast in the “American Horror Story” franchise.


“Yes, I do,” she seethed through gritted teeth.


“You don’t like it, do you?” Cohen, 54, clarified.


“No, I don’t,” LuPone replied in an unsurprisingly theatrical fashion.


“Why? She’s taking a role away …” the Bravo honcho questioned before the Tony winner interjected.


“… from actors,” she said.


“Excuse me, excuse me, Kim. You know, what are you doing with your life? Don’t get on the stage, Mrs. Worthington,” LuPone continued, referencing the English playwright and composer Noël Coward’s 1935 song “Mrs. Worthington” about overly zealous momagers.





Earlier this month, “AHS” co-creator Ryan Murphy announced that Kardashian will star in his show’s upcoming 12th season.


“Kim is among the biggest and brightest television stars in the world, and we are thrilled to welcome her to the ‘AHS’ family,” Murphy, 57, said in a statement.


The Skims founder reportedly will play a role specifically written with her in mind.


Kardashian is set to join Emma Roberts in the anthology’s new installment, titled “Delicate,” which is based on Danielle Valentine’s forthcoming novel, “Delicate Condition.”


She previously had small roles in “Disaster Movie,” “Beyond the Break” and “CSI: NY” and received a Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Supporting Actress for her turn in “Temptations: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor.”


LuPone, for her part, has appeared in three Murphy-created series: “AHS,” “Pose” and “Hollywood.”


Kardashian is not the only celeb that the “Company” star has criticized for their acting abilities.


LuPone, who originated the role of Eva Perón in “Evita” on Broadway in 1979, was less than complimentary about Madonna’s portrayal in the 1996 film adaptation.


During a 2017 “Watch What Happens Live” appearance, she branded the “Vogue” singer a “movie killer.”



“I don’t necessarily need to see film actors on stage because they can’t. Not in my country they can’t,” she said. “Can I just say, Uma Thurman in ‘The Parisian Woman,’ anybody see it? Holy s–t! I’m sorry, I’m sorry.”





Patti isn't the only one criticizing Kim K's casting. Sharon Stone, 65, is weighing in on the socialite's upcoming AHS role after Patti gave her two cents.


Here's what she wrote on Access Hollywood's Instagram page:


“Well … you know … acting 🎭. It may not be brain surgery but we do treasure our art. We studied, we suffered, we do suffer for it. Ten thousand hours; it’s a thing,” Stone wrote in the comments section, referencing the idea that 10,000 hours of practice amounts to success in a given field, popularized by Malcolm Gladwell’s 2008 book, Outliers.



I agree with Patti and Sharon 1000%. Quiet as it's kept AHS hasn't been good since Coven, and it's clear that Ryan Murphy casting Kim on the long running series is nothing more than stunt casting.


There are so many actors in the industry starving for work, and casting an overrated reality star is taking food out of the mouths of more qualified talent.


The Kardashians are America's horror story. There was really no need to actually cast her in the show.

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