❤️ FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION ❤️
Inspired by the very fun ONTD boyfriends post I thought I'd make a nomination post for the man, the myth, the legend: Michael Shannon.
Here are some reasons ONTD should accept him into their fickle hearts:
Bold red carpet style
Michael Shannon on the TIFF red carpet is everything I've ever wanted to be: pic.twitter.com/YTG97FsyoY— Candace Lowry (@TheCandaceLowry) September 12, 2016
Christmas Sweater Michael Shannon is my favorite Michael Shannon pic.twitter.com/M6EpwgqPve— Ernesto Valenzuela (@ThisIs_Ernesto) December 1, 2017
INVITE THIS MAN TO THE MET ANNA FLOPTOUR
Can take a joke
Video starts at the relevant bit - probably first significant entry into the Michael Shannon GIF canon
Doesn't play the fame game
Michael Shannon watching the film he starred in, "Shape of Water", win best picture while sitting in the Old Town Ale House. No sound on the TV, just sub-titles. Of course the juke box was rocking, and the beer flowing. Where else would you want to spend Oscar night? pic.twitter.com/WAC6uc6guZ— Bruce Elliott (@GeriatricGenius) March 6, 2018
Michael's film The Shape of Water sweeped awards season, but he spent Oscar's night watching at his favourite Chicago dive and Golden Globes night doing, uh... this
Hates on Trump
Time to post this Michael Shannon interview again. pic.twitter.com/51pzh25jPl— Cory Greene (@corygreene) June 19, 2018
Michael's film Nocturnal Animals came out in 2016 and when he was supposed to promote it his interviews had a tendency to devolve into furious tirades against Trump. The interview quoted in the tweet can be read in full here. If you didn't know where "time for the urn" originated - consider yourself educated.
This beautiful performance
Funny Or Die brought in the one person with the chops to do justice to that crazy ass sorority email with this dramatic reading.
What say you ONTD?
Sources: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10