Hijinks always ensue on episodes of Impractical Jokers. Our friend Jackson Blue from Boston’s country station Country 102.5 recently interviewed Impractical Jokers‘ James “Murr” Murray, who hinted at a wild shoot with Post Malone. When Jackson asked who his favorite celebrity guest on the show has been, Murr answered, “We just filmed the other day with Post Malone and we got 911 called on us. We almost got Post Malone arrested. You’ll see it next season on the TV show.” Well, that’s something to look forward to. He didn’t offer any other details, unfortunately.
We did learn, however, about Murr’s most painful challenge on the show: “Getting my nipples pierced. They pulled the rings out but I think it stretched my nipples out.” He added, “My wife in the morning puts on pasties under my shirts when I’m filming otherwise – thank God we don’t film in 3D.”
He also discussed the weirdest thing that has happened with a fan encounter. “I was in the men’s room at Giants Stadium during halftime and I was at the urinal squeezed shoulder-to-shoulder with two dudes and the guy to my left recognizes me, leans over, at the urinal, and whispers in my ear and says ‘Am I on TV right now?’ That was weird.”
How do they still do the show, now that they’re famous? “There’s 8 million people in New York. Plus we don’t look famous. We look like pharmacists. People come up to me and they’re like ‘You look familiar, who are you?’ And I’m like ‘Oh I work at Walgreens, your prescription’s ready. Come in.'”
And funny enough, even though Jackson Blue is on a country radio station, when asked about his favorite country star, Murr replied, “Uhhhhhhhhhhh.” When asked to name any country artist, the answer was the same: “Uhhhhhhhhhhh.” Later in the interview, he named the late Kenny Rogers.
The Impractical Jokers will be on tour next year; go to their website for details. Catch the entire interview with Jackon Blue here.