Michael Fassbender at the “Prometheus” London Premiere

Posted on June 01, 2012

Darlings, here is your Morning Fassie. It’s long overdue. It’s also kind of hilariously bad.


Michael Fassbender attends the world premiere of “Prometheus” in London.

Yes, the face is cute, but let’s focus, people. The fit here is, as always with Fassie we’re sorry to say, execrable. The pants are too long, as are the shirt cuffs, and the jacket is too tight.  We have no idea why anyone would choose a heavy knit tie at this time of year. Also, we’re starting to suspect when he gets in a limo, he curls up in a little ball on the floor, for some reason. It’s the only explanation we can come up with as to why his clothes are always so wrinkled.

We coined “Pulling a Jolie” for those times when actresses don’t put the effort in and we’d love to start using “Pulling a Fassie,” but anyone who saw Shame will find it hard to read that phrase without picturing something entirely different from its intended meaning.


[Photo Credit: Awais/PacificCoastNews.com, Landmark/PR Photos]

    • Anathema_Device

      Ack, male scroll-down fug, per your sisters in blog bitching.

      Reminds me of something a neighbor girl said to her mom when she was asking for some new shorts or a skirt or something: “I look at myself, and I like my hair, face, and shirt, but the outfit is sad in the pants.”

      This is sad in the pants.

      • http://joyouslifesf.wordpress.com Kiltdntiltd

         “Sad in the pants”  I LOVE this.

        • RebeccaKW

           Maybe it’s a cry for help.  He needs me to make him happy in the pants.  I’m on my way, Fassie!

          • YourBaloneyDontGotNoSecondName

            he makes me happy in the pants on Thank God It’s Fassday.

      • http://www.facebook.com/people/Lucía-Gavello/1253586868 Lucía Gavello

        I want that girl’s autograph.

        • Anathema_Device

          The best part is that she is the sweetest, most earnest kid you’d ever want to meet. She wasn’t even trying to be funny. She was just truly sad in the pants.

          • quiltrx

            Love this story!  My hubby and I have, for many years, tagged “in my pants” on just about anything.  So “I’m sad in my pants” has been uttered around here more times than I can count!

      • Stallett

        Love your reply and username in equal measure.

    • http://joyouslifesf.wordpress.com Kiltdntiltd

      The only possible solution is to get him OUT of those offensively bad clothes, AT ONCE!

      • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1180158327 James Figueiredo

        AMEN, brother.

      • librarygrrl64

        You beat me to it.

        • http://joyouslifesf.wordpress.com Kiltdntiltd

          I may be short, but when it comes to my Fassy, I’m fast!

          • librarygrrl64

            Hahahaha! Enjoy. :-)

    • Sobaika

      Wrinkles, you say? Hadn’t noticed. I’m too busy drooling all over my computer screen at work. Professionalism be damned.

      • http://www.facebook.com/people/Lucía-Gavello/1253586868 Lucía Gavello

        Ditto. Does he have a lazy eye? And could it be possible that slight flaw ADDS to the cuteness? Have I been staring too long?

    • Lina_bee

      Oh, Fassie, whoever did you borrow this suit from? Surely there’s a story there.

    • http://twitter.com/mizenkay Nancy K.

      Can’t get past the knit tie. A knit tie??

    • MzzPants

      Gah!  I had to go find pretty pictures of him to erase this from my mind.  

    • http://profiles.google.com/sara.e.munoz Sara Munoz

      Nice beard!
      And since I haven’t seen the “Shame”, help me out here: do the curtains match the carpet?

      • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1183772509 Jen Hughes


      • charlotte

         I don’t know…I’m totally into beards normally, but this one isn’t working for me.

      • YourBaloneyDontGotNoSecondName

        dropping all pretenses of decency, he’s a glorious firecrotch and hung like a mule.

        • mountainFashionista


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    • schadenfreudelicious

      May i have my morning Idris Elba from same premiere??. :)

      • RzYoung

        I read that he wasn’t at the premier :( Must be off filming somewhere.

        • schadenfreudelicious

          ah, too bad…:( must be the new movie where he will be playing Mandela

      • http://phantomminuet.blogspot.com/ MinAgain

        Well, that’s disappointing.

    • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1183772509 Jen Hughes

      I don’t care. I still would! He’s rumpled from all the pussy he’s getting in the limo!

      • Patricia Hoffman

        Yes! I thought, “Really? You can’t think of ANYTHING ELSE he might be doing in the limo to get so disheveled? Or anyone, I suppose?”

    • RzYoung

      Hahaha, I’d love to pull a fassie 

    • jahphotogal

      I have tried hard to get on the Fassbender train – I loved Jane Eyre and thought he was wonderful in it, but there’s something just not quite “it” about him for me. He’s such a skinny little guy maybe that’s why he’s hard to fit?

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Josefina-Madariaga-Suárez/100002964685796 Josefina Madariaga Suárez

      What a poorly fitted suit. Here, Michael, let me help you take it off.

    • Aurumgirl

      “Sad in the pants” manages to be both kind and devastating.  I’ll never look at a photo of Fassie again and not think “Sad in the pants”.  But that tie will also make me think of my Woodshop class’ teacher, Mr. Hebor, who wore the same knit tie for a few generations of high school students.

      To me, the jacket is far too tight, especially at the shoulders–you can see his arms push out further than the shoulder pads!  Clothes should never fit like that. 

    • gabbilevy

      You know what, I so don’t even care. *Imagining him in his crisp British officer uniform in Inglorious Basterds*

    • http://twitter.com/KiraMac Kirstin McAulay

      Just back from the film…. there is NOTHING of him… he is such a slim little thing.. no waist, no hips, fab arse… is that why the trousers always look shite?? Enquiring minds must know!!

    • AthenaJ

      Poor thing, his legs must have shrunk. That’s the only reason I can think of why a sane person would wear dress pants so ridiculously long.

    • http://twitter.com/andakat andakat

      He desperately needs a stylist.  It’s not that he can’t look amazing in a suit.  He looks amazing in photoshoots. 

      But I forgive him because he’s an astonishing actor and KILLS IT in Prometheus.

      • http://phantomminuet.blogspot.com/ MinAgain

        It is terribly scary and gross?  Because I love me some Idris Elba, and I really want to see it, but I’m a little leary.

    • BeeBeauNYC

      It’s hard for me to focus on the fashion when it’s Michael Fassbender. Can we get Hot Ginger Handler as Fassbender’s handler so that they’ll be photographed together?

      • http://joyouslifesf.wordpress.com Kiltdntiltd

         Oh that might just be too much hot ginger realness in one spot.  Though I sure would love to see it.  dayum

        • turtleemily

          Damian Lewis and Fassie were both in Band of Brothers, for all your hot ginger needs. :)

          • http://joyouslifesf.wordpress.com Kiltdntiltd

             netflix, here I come!!!

    • RebeccaKW

      I really wish he’d make more of an effort.  He is so good looking.  I hate to think he believes he’s too handsome to have to put an effort in.  If he’s going to be this lazy about it, I wish he’d just start showing up in tight, tight jeans with no underwear and a tight tshirt.  At least let us see the goods.

      • Corsetmaker

        I don’t think it’s choosing not to make an effort so much. It’s just that the scruffy Irishman in him outweighs the immaculate German :)

        • RebeccaKW

           And I do so love a scruffy Irishman…

    • http://twitter.com/andakat andakat

      He has an extreme swimmer’s build.  Slender legs, tiny hips and waist, very built upper body. 

      • http://twitter.com/andakat andakat

        Woops, that was supposed to be in reply to someone above.

    • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=811053804 Stacy Parker Cole

      I don’t get the Fassbender love. ????

      • MilaXX

         He cleans up good.

      • Rand Ortega

         2 words: Netflix. Shame.

        You’ll get it.

        • http://twitter.com/urban_gypsy Tess Danesi

          Saw it for the second time last night. It gets better with repeated viewing. He’s fab in the role and he’s amazingly well hung. Cmon over here, Fassie, I’ll help you get happy in the pants.

        • http://twitter.com/algaechick algaechick

          ooh, I wish it were on-Demand. It would be my “the kid and the husband are away tonight” movie. (My husband might like the movie, based on what I’ve read, but also based on what I’ve read, I have no desire to pretend I’m not watching the show and then stroke my husband’s, umm, ego, after seeing Fassbender on screen)
          Wonder if another 2 words will work: Red Box?

          • Libby Rhoman

            It’s definitely a boner-killer.  At least for me.  o_o

            • susu11

               Oh you’re not the only one Libby. Aside from Fassie being ‘impressive’, the film was not really titillating at all. He gives an absolutely devastating performance, I was in tears at the end. Fassie was totally robbed of an Oscar nomination.

    • Snailstsichr

      This is so totally wrong, it looks like he got the wrong luggage at the airport and wore a stranger’s clothes.

    • http://twitter.com/hmbscully WendyD

      I’m dying at the mental image of him curled up on the floor of a limo.

    • bitchybitchybitchy

      Even a less than impeccably dressed Michael Fassbender brings a shit-eating grin to my face!

    • MilaXX

      I play a game with myself when I come here. I look at the pics and first then read T & Lo’s commentary. My first impression looking at this was that the suit was both too big and too small at the same time.

    • afabulous50

      NOOOOO….oh, those pants!!

    • kirkyo

      That last pic tho has me forgiving EVERYTHING. Also, good hair.

    • Chaiaiai

      OMG.  TLO.  I just had an epiphany.  Without your tutelage, I would have, I’m ashamed to say, fallen right into the Fassie-is-hotter-than-the-surface-of-1000-suns thing.  However, I calmed myself, prepared for the scrolldown, and was UNDERFUCKINGWHELMED by his “effort”.

      TLO: saving observers from mediocre judgement since the beginning of time.  Bless you. 

    • susu11

      Oh Fassie…when bad clothes happen to beautiful people. Tragic.

      Also why does it seem like his hair has so many little cowlicks? Is that a thing now? I loves me a ginger beard though…

    • alyce1213

      I like his pocket square.

    • http://www.youtube.com/user/toodleskitty79?feature=guide AWS

      Rumor I love keeping alive: he’s January Jones’ baby daddy.

      Yeah, the suit is tight and wrinkled but you know he’s having limo sex with some hot broad on the way over…

      • susu11

        oh dear God, I hope he’s not the father of Jones’ baby. The rumor I heard is that Bobby Flay is the papa, but they’re keeping it under wraps cause he’s married to another woman. Scandalous!

        Getting ass in the limo excuses Fassie’s wrinkled suit, but not that knit tie. That knit tie is sad.

        • http://www.youtube.com/user/toodleskitty79?feature=guide AWS

          I haven’t IMDBed him but I thought Fassie was married as well…

          What I’ve seen of January Jones in interviews is not likeable. 

          I was hoping Jason Sudeikas was the father.  She dated him for a couple of days.  But I guess the timing is off on that rumor or she cheated on him. 

          • susu11

            Being the fangirl I am, I checked and saw Fassie is not married 😉 

            Have you seen the Mad Men cast on Inside the Actor Studio? January Jones seemed especially unlikeable to me in that interview. (She looked especially stinked-face when Kieran Shipka (Sally) was introduced)

            I think Jason is dating Olivia Wilde now? (God I am such a celeb gossip whore) I always thought he seemed too nice and normal for JJ

            • http://www.youtube.com/user/toodleskitty79?feature=guide AWS

              I most certainly did see her on Actors Studio!  I first saw her on Oprah with Jon Hamm and she treated Jon like an older brother who is mom’s favorite.  He has that long time gf in real life.  I’ll bet you anything JJ made a pass at JH during Season 1 and it was unrequited.  Theory.  But I like it!

              Yes, Jason is dating OW now.  Snore.  She’s so skinny she looks like a hanger.  

    • http://twitter.com/Kerry_McC Kerry McCombs

      Even when a rumpled fashion mess, Michael Fassbender just oozes charm.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/ZFKRECRF5BOBWB4RXAJGI4D6KA mmc

      TLo writes “Yes, the face is cute, but let’s focus, people….”

      I’m sorry, did you say something?

    • MsMajestyk

      Sorry TLo, I can’t focus AT ALL on what’s below the face.  Hello ginger beard!  Okay, okay, the saggy crotch of his trousers and knit tie are making my eyes twitch.

    • TheOriginalLulu

      Also, too much beard.

    • YourBaloneyDontGotNoSecondName

      as an actress, mother, and big fat hairy gay bear, i just want to point out that his ginger beard…  well, i just want to point that out.  my only complaint about his clothes is, as usual, that he is wearing any.

    • mozzer0906

      So disappointing.  I just watched XMen First Class and it truly made me love him even more.  He has the BEST on screen presence.  

    • Joyce VG

      Yeah okay…but who cares!! *swoon*

    • Susan Crawford

      Pants like accordian-bellows, wrinkly jacket, bad tie – but, oh, that ginger beard and those naughty eyes.

    • http://phantomminuet.blogspot.com/ MinAgain

      I like a little Fassbender as much as the next woman, but where are the Idris Elba pictures?  Surely he attended that same premiere.

    • XPT

      Yep, the outfit is a mess. Now just think about what’s under it.

    • http://twitter.com/foodycatAlicia foodycatAlicia

      You know, I think Fassie and Christian Bale should play brothers at some point in their careers.

    • egl48

      I love it when he lets his ginger hair show.

    • Dan_In_NYC

      I don’t see one thing I like.  Maybe the proportion of the collar on that shirt.  If you are genetically gifted Fassie wearing a suit and tie – and my favorite thing is the collar on your plain white dress shirt?  That is not good.

    • Vlasta Bubinka

      So sad… the only thing that can purge this from my mind is some naked Azazeal…

    • j_anson

      Wow, he managed to go from “incredibly hot playboy” to “jovial uncle at the (oddly formal) family Christmas party.”

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_CQPXLNCBM5CZSHZZXJDHPVFS7E Buffy

      First time I’ve seen what all the fuss (fass?) is about

    • http://twitter.com/Mylynka Mylynka

      He needs some suit training from Ewan McGregor – STAT!

    • guest2visits

      Looks like someone gave him a big, linty hug, too bad; I love his look, – good attitude overcoming suit defects.

    • DaveUWSNYC

      I’d gladly kneel and do some hem work…and steaming.

    • MC B

      Ha ha I laughed at “he curls up in a little ball on the floor”, imagining Fassie actually doing that!  Also, the poster to his left hand (our right) says “Meth”.

    • LinXGUA

      He was also playing with a cat, because his jaket is dirty. 

    • golspie

      Brown hair, ginger beard? Fuck no!

      • kimmeister

        I’m confused by how that even happens, given that it doesn’t appear that either one of them is dyed.

    • http://twitter.com/PhDKnitter marlie

      Meh. Fassie has never done it for me. Maybe I’ll change my mind after I see “Shame,” but for now, just “Meh.”

      • Patricia Hoffman

        I agree.

    • http://twitter.com/cornekopia Shawn EH

      I mean, tousled ginger locks and beard go a long way, but really …..

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_F73LIJ3SJGI5AJQMXMWXCKILHI Pamela

      In some of the pics he looks like the love child of Chris Pratt & Bryan Cranston. 
      Do you think “Fosse, Fosse, Fosse!” should be replaced by “Fassie, Fassie, Fassie!”?

    • turtleemily

      It’s the suit version of a mullet.

    • msdamselfly

      Looks great except for the pant length

    • another_laura

      Dear Stars, it simply could not be easier.  Get. A. Fitting.

    • http://twitter.com/wednesdaydreams Natalie

      apparently in GQ he just lives out of a couple of suits in his wardrobe, and he lives by himself, this is probably why his suits are so wrinkled. I KNOW YOU ARE DOWN TO EARTH FASSY, BUT GET SOMEONE TO IRON YOUR SHIT BEFORE GOING TO A PREMIERE

    • ccm800

      He can curl up in a ball on my floor any tie he wants. 

    • quiltrx

      LOVE his hair here, and his smirk.  The rest…well, honey, go find Ewan McGregor and ask him for some lessons.

    • http://twitter.com/yessveee Sarah V.

      imho, he and that face of his look better when the hairs are a bit more shorn then they are at the moment. that suit, though…depresses me. PUFs, it behooves me to introduce you all to Fassy’s Fancy Footwork as a pick-me-up until the next post: 

    • frankystein123

      Horrible execution Michael, for SHAME.

    • CatherineRhodes

      Seems like “Pulling a Jolie” just means she’s a bit lazy with her styling. She never looks bad.

      On the other hand, Fassbinder doesn’t look lazy on the details — he looks downright awful.

      (For the record, I’d love to “pull a Fassie.” Meet me in the guest house in 10 minutes.)

    • donkeygospel6

      Eh, his dick’s not that big.