Quoted: Neil Patrick Harris isn’t hurt if you don’t watch the Tonys

June 7, 2013

“The people who watch the Tonys watch the Tonys every year. To try to convince people who don’t is a fruitless endeavor. They don’t go to the theater, so what are they going to do, sit and watch Patina Miller give an acceptance speech?”

– Neil Patrick Harris telling the L.A. Times why he doesn’t take it personally that ratings for the Tony Awards — which he is set to host for the fourth time — dipped last year. Oooh, did he just give away the results of Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical? (Miller, as you of course know, is nominated for “Pippin.”)

Related: Peter Marks predicts the 2013 Tonys

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