Turns out the only side effect Steve Martin experienced after receiving the COVID-19 vaccine was self-effacing levity.
The actor and comedian revealed to fans Sunday he’d been vaccinated against the coronavirus, but he couldn’t resist throwing in a joke along the way.
“Good news: I just got vaccinated! Bad news: I got it because I’m 75,” he tweeted.
The “Father of the Bride” star went on to note that he’d signed up for the vaccination online and that the “smooth as silk” procedure had taken place at the Javits Convention Center in New York.
“Right now, I’m having no fide resects,” he cheekily added.
In September, he offered a solution to those feeling “anxious and unsettled” at having to wear face masks.
A month later, he suggested he’d found his Halloween costume by applying a (presumably fake) fly to his head in a nod to the real-life insect that landed on Vice President Mike Pence during the Oct. 7 vice presidential debate.
Twitter antics aside, Martin is gearing up to return to the small screen alongside Selena Gomez and Martin Short in Hulu’s “Only Murders in the Building.” The series is billed as a satirical take on fans of true crime documentaries and podcasts and is currently filming in New York.
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