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Ben Stops by TRL

Ben Stiller premiered Night at the Museum this weekend at the Museum of Natural history in NYC. He also stopped by TRL to promote his family friendly flick. Ben chats it up about retiring his Tom Cruise impression, not being bipolar and his love for playing the drums. Here's more:

Q: Much as we love your wicked Tom Cruise impressions, we've gotta ask: Can you give the poor guy a break and lay off those for a little while?

A: I officially retired my Tom Cruise impression after Tom and I did this MTV thing for "Mission: Impossible II." I love Tom and Katie and we're friendly. I just do it for him in private now. We laugh at each other.

Q: I can understand if this is too personal a matter and you don't want to discuss it, but those reports on the Internet about your bipolar condition...

A: That's not true, and I'm happy to disprove that. It was said in jest in a GQ article, but it's haunted me forever. But for me, it's not like I can go around saying, "Hey, I'm not bipolar!" That'll be a great headline: 'I'm Not Bipolar.'

Q: Anything we may not know about Ben Stiller that you think we should? That's, y'know, true hopefully.

A: I like to play the drums a little bit, for fun. By myself, with headphones on. Like, I've got drums that no one else can hear except me. I don't want to make anybody suffer through that.

The new film opens December 22nd. For now, more of a grayer, goofy Ben talking about his Night at the Museum on TRL so
















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oh_my_dog oh_my_dog 10 years
If he dyed his hair black again, he'd look miles better
miss-britt miss-britt 10 years
i was there on TRL, kind of pissed i'm not in the pictures. IF they had moved just a little more to the right you would have been able to see me. But Ben stiller wasn't all that funny and that interview??? i dont' know when they did that cause i don't remember them doing that. but whatever, yeah he's definitely is getting gray and he's really tanned and it's gross. But toher than that Damien is hot i went to TRL for him.
My-Opinion My-Opinion 10 years
Oh I LOVE Ben Stiller!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! One of my favorite comedians!!!!! The guys don't really worry about their hair goin' gray like the Hollywood chicks do, HA, could you imagine all the women in Hollywood goin' all nat ur al??????????? which means, they also gotta take out their fake boobs, butt, cheeks, lip injections, unraise their brows and eyelids and chins and unstretch their faces and and and.......That would truley be a scarey day foshow!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Tiinnaaaa Tiinnaaaa 10 years
he looks... old.
notoriousrem_22 notoriousrem_22 10 years
i think he is lookin hella sexy with the grey hair...i never thought he was hot until recently... "stay far from timid, only make moves when your hearts in it and live the phrase sky's the limit."
BlondeSugar BlondeSugar 10 years
He's also one of my favorites. But when did he and Will Smith become so grey?! I love it tho.
Bens' head is screaming for some hair color! - He looks so old with the gray
Trixie6 Trixie6 10 years
Whenever I see him, I think of Zoolander.
psucksliterally psucksliterally 10 years
He is NOT down to earth....I know people who worked with him on his last movie. He is a DIVA. Has FOUR trailers, and called for the golf cart to DRIVE him to set when the door was FIFTY FEET from his trailer. This is the TRUTH. The guy is a turd. I was very disappointed to hear this from my friend.
canthelpwatching canthelpwatching 10 years
He looks great! I think better! He does things with Tom in private though? Ugh. Have you noticed that everyone likes TomKat? Why don't the rest of us? Maybe we should.
sofi sofi 10 years
Hey- I like the grey on him. He looks good- I usually just thinking he looks kinda dorky (but always hilarious).
sashak sashak 10 years
he is such a trip. I think pretty much everything he does is funny, esp. when he is the bad guy, a la Dodgeball!! BTW, I say bring on the TinyTom impressions! they're awesome! & we all love to see the GMD mocked
DesignRchic DesignRchic 10 years
*looks (sorry, haven't finished my coffee)
DesignRchic DesignRchic 10 years
I love they gray hair on him. It loks good.
Imabeliever Imabeliever 10 years
Wow is Ben rapidly aging? Still funny but a strange look for him..only Clooney can work the sexy gray look. ______________________________________________________ King and Queen of Crazy Town!
teddybear teddybear 10 years
I love him. He's so funny, then he took his shirt off and I see the whole other side of him. He has a really nice body.
purpleisafruit purpleisafruit 10 years
Ben's great, but I heart his father more!
Kjell Kjell 10 years
when did ben stiller turn 64? someone buy that man a dye job.
Luna13 Luna13 10 years
hee hee he made me laugh there for a min, he does sound very down to earth and a blast to be around.
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