For an employee at Milt & Edie’s of Burbank, it was a strange week for the ages. It all started
after a hard week of Alexis feeling homesick (she recently moved from the City
of Lights to the
City of Angels). Then, things got weird fast.
Not only did she wait on a sporadic Melissa McCarthy (star of The Bridesmaids and The Heat),
she then appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, received $20,000 and was featured
in a viral
video that approached one million hits in less than a week.
Viewers of Ellen DeGeneres’ daytime talk show are familiar with a prank she likes to pull on
celebrity guests, having them visit a public place and agree to repeat whatever
she says to them
via a hidden speaker in their ear. She has played the hidden camera joke on the
likes of Adele,
Emma Watson and Bruno Mars.
However, McCarthy’s version may have taken the cake. Dumping clothes on the front counter in
front of Alexis, the star acted disoriented as the young counter worker asked
her how she was
DeGeneres told McCarthy to say she had accidentally taken two Tylenol PMs for
and then compounded her sleepiness by mistakenly drinking “sleepytime” tea instead of green
tea in an effort to wake up. More…