Freddie Prinze Jr.: I practically quit acting in the wake of working with “amateurish” Kiefer Sutherland
The performing artist admitted to abhorring ‘each minute’ of his time on the Fox arrangement “24” close by Sutherland in 2010. ‘I simply needed to stop the business after that.’
Freddie Prinze Jr. practically tossed in the acting towel in the wake of working with the “most amateurish man on the planet,” Kiefer Sutherland.
“I did “24,” it was unpleasant,” the 38-year-old performer enlightened ABC News regarding his experience on the hit Fox arrangement in 2010. “I despised each minute of it.”
The unsavory experience was generally because of co-featuring with Sutherland.
“Kiefer was the most amateurish fella on the planet,” Prinze said. “That is not me talking garbage, I’d say it to his face. I think everybody that is worked with him has said that.”
His fleeting stretch on the show left an enduring effect – one that very nearly made him leave showbiz for good.
“I simply needed to stop the business after that,” he admitted. “In this way, I simply kind of ceased.”
What he found by bouncing off the acting boat was that he was sure to work with the Sutherlands of the world regardless of what industry he picked.
“I went and worked for Vince Mcmahon at the WWE for Christ’s purpose,” he uncovered. “It was a crazier work than working with Kiefer.”
Still, Prinze’s experience in the wrestling scene was simpler to handle than his time on the little screen nearby the 47-year-old performer.
“In any event he was cool and tall,” he jested about Mcmahon, including, “I didn’t need to take my shoes off to do scenes with him, which they made me do (with Sutherland).
“Simply put the fellow on a fruit box or don’t enlist me next time,” he proceeded. “You know I’m 6 feet and he’s 5’4″.”
The performing artists were both at San Diego’s Comic-Con advertising their individual activities – Prinze for his Disney XD arrangement “Star Wars Rebels” and Sutherland for “24: Live Another Day.”
While its hazy whether they candidly encountered at the gathering, Sutherland’s past records of working with the “She’s All That” star were only positive.
“We have some extraordinary performing artists going along with us … Freddie Prinze Jr. is playing my accomplice,” the “Stand By Me” star enlightened Parade magazine in 2009 regarding season 8 of “24.” “It’s this incredible harmony between something that is new and what fans will discover recognizable.”
A rep for Sutherland has yet to react to the Daily News’ solicitation for inpu