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Friday, May 31, 2013

'Will & Grace' Actress Megan Mullally Describes Harrowing Night in Cleveland

Posted By on Fri, May 31, 2013 at 12:56 PM

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Megan Mullally, best known for her work as Karen Walker on TV's Will & Grace, had a weird night in Cleveland recently.

She told the story to BuzzFeed, using some pretty evocative prose.

Mullally was hanging out at the Beachwood Hilton's nightclub with some fellow thespians following a day of filming. Her husband, Nick Offerman, was still shooting material elsewhere. “We entered and soon realized that we would have to find another spot to sit and talk because it was packed to the rafters, and the music was decibel 8 million," she explains.

Things got weird really quickly, though.

In the lobby of the hotel, she and her crew were nursing some wine and chatting up a woman in town from Nairobi. But amid the pleasant conversation, police and EMS responders dashed into the hotel's nightclub. Patrons were being escorted out, and the situation was generally turning into chaos. She continues:

"Apparently, a rather large woman wearing a horizontally striped mini-dress had been dancing in front of the mirrored wall on the disco dance floor, so provocatively that she had driven two different men into some kind of sexual frenzy, and provoked them to fight one another.”

And that fight went on to involve tasers - just two guys straight-up shocking each other in a bout of hormonal rage.

The two men were quickly cuffed and held outside. As Mullally passed them, she noted their "swollen and bloody" faces. Evocative prose, to be sure. But she concludes with this haunting vision:

"I felt like I should say, ‘I hope you feel better’ to him, which I did. ...Which was met with, I would say, nothing less than a murderous glare.”

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