Letterman: "People in Schenectady can suck it!"

Last night Rose Byrne, who's in The Place Beyond the Pines, challenged David Letterman to spell Schenectady. He was (haltingly) successful -- and in triumph exclaimed, "People in Schenectady can suck it!"

Ms. Byrne, who replaced Greta Gerwig in the role of Bradley Cooper's character's wife, also talked about the reception the stars of the film have gotten in Schenectady -- mainly people going nuts for Ryan Gosling, Bradley Cooper, and Eva Mendes:

They have to barricade these women who are there screaming, you know, "Bradley! Ryan!"
And then when I open door, they're like "Bradle... who the f is that?" And then just go back [to texting on their phones] ... It puts me in my place.

Schenectady, you need to get on this. You can swoon all you want over Cooper and Gosling. But Rose Byrne totally deserves some screaming.

[via TU Movies]

Earlier on AOA:
+ Waiting for Gosling
+ An exclusive interview with Ryan Gosling's motorcycle
+ Say "Schenectady"


Rose Byrne is amazing. I have loved her since ep 1 of Damages. If I were not chained to my desk at all times I would go swoon over her in Schenectady.

I hate Schenectady, But since they're less than 5 miles away, I feel like I need to defend them. Much like a sibling.

I love Rose Byrne, she was hilarious in Get Him to the Greek. She totally deserves some yelling!


you must have not seen this clip.
Jimmy Fallon, JWoww, Catskill Game Farm, Albany,

yeah but can he spell Taghkanic?

But does he know the "I Can't Spell Schenectady" song?

What's with all the Schnecta-hate?!?! I know it's not all lovely here but we're no worse than parts of Albany and Troy. Can't we all just get along?!?!

I believe the Chamber of Commerce might want to use this.

Schenectady - We're no worse than parts of Albany and Troy!

I wouldn't take it personally... I think he would have yelled for the citizens of Coxsackie to suck it if he had spelled THAT correctly. Or Schaghticoke... you get the idea.

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