‘Mrs. Maisel’ star blamed for character’s poor choices
Some fans just can’t separate reality from fiction.
“The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” star Michael Zegen plays Joel Maisel, a man who leaves his wife (Rachel Brosnahan) for another woman.
“I was shocked by how much people hated my character, the animosity,” Zegen told Page Six at the Tribeca Film Festival premiere of “The Seagull” at BMCC Saturday. “I was walking in Union Square and this girl passed by and goes to me, ‘Oh my God, Mr. Maisel, I love you! You suck on the show, though.’”
Zegen’s hoping his character has more integrity in the second season but said he had “no idea” what’s in store for Joel.
“I hope this is Joel’s redemption tour,” he quipped.
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