'You Again's' Sean Wing: 'Betty White is my idol'


"You Again" is a new comedy starring Kristen Bell and Odette Yustman as high school rivals, with Jamie Lee Curtis as Bell's mom and Sigourney Weaver as Yustman's aunt -- their rivalry goes back even further. Betty White and Cloris Leachman round out the cast of lovely ladies as the rival grandmothers.

Sean Wing ("The Whole Truth") is one of the few men braving this enslaught of amazing women. He plays Charlie, one of the groomsmen and love interest to Bell -- and it's just as intimidating as it sounds.

"It's daunting. When you get cast to play the love interest of somebody you've had a crush on ... "She's supposed to be crushing on me the entire time, it's a very role reversal kind of thing. We're actors just playing these parts, but it doesn't make sense. This is backwards." Wing laughs.

Along with his admiration for Kristen Bell, Wing also has nothing but great things to say about the other amazing women in the cast.

"I felt like I was just hanging out with a bunch of my dude friends back home. Everyone was so cool and funny. Jamie Lee Curtis and Sigourney Weaver are awesome, awesome ladies and really just role with the punches," says Wing.

And don't forget the current It Girl Betty White.

"Betty White is my idol. She's unbelievable. The longevity that woman has had, it's something for any artist to aspire to," Wing says. "I don't think anybody can say anything bad about her and when you create that kind of reputation for yourself, you never stop working. She's an amazing lady."

"After working with her, I dug really deep into the archives of her past and I watched everything Betty White. There is no down time for her," Wing continues. "She never got heavy into drugs or whatever 'True Hollywood Story' kinda thing. It's just consistently professional and amazing throughout her entire career. It's really inspiring."

"You Again" opens nationwide Friday (Sept. 24) and catch Sean Wing on "The Whole Truth" Wednesday nights at 10 p.m. ET on ABC.

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