On Monday’s episode of Conan, actress Zooey Deschanel from the hit Fox show New Girl tells the comedian how much Prince disliked the Kardashians — even vowing not to work on the show with them.
The Purple Rain singer appeared on a 2014 episode of the hit series alongside Deschanel. It was reported that Khloe Kardashian and Kris Jenner were supposed to make a cameo appearance on the same episode. However, that did not fly with Prince.
“He spent a lifetime cultivating mystique,” the New Girl star shared. “And then one September day three years ago, maybe I got an email from his manager saying he liked watching the show and wanted to come on.”
She also tells how the “Purple One” got the infamous reality stars booted from the show.
“Someone was friends with some of the Kardashians and had made a phone call and they had kindly come on to shoot a kind of cameo part,” Deschanel told Conan O’Brien. “It turns out that someone from Prince’s camp said ‘Who are the celebrities? I hope it’s not a Kardashian.'”
Prince required production assistants to burn all of the scripts with the Kardashians in it. So they did just that.
“Because obviously everyone had gone out of their way to be there on that day, but Prince was running the show.”