Jesse Tyler Ferguson says he was
flattered by an online article describing him as a cougar.
Ferguson, who portrays Mitchell
Pritchett on the ABC comedy Modern Family, got engaged in July
to his lawyer fiance Justin Mikita.
Appearing on Anderson Live,
Ferguson told host Anderson Cooper that because he will be working
over the summer and Mikita will be traveling he is not expecting much
in terms of a bachelor party.
“I'm going to be like at a bar at the
Upper West Side maybe with a friend for my bachelor party, like after
rehearsal [for a summer production of Shakespeare in the Park],”
On being described as a cougar,
Ferguson said that he “took it as a compliment.”
“Because cougars I know are hot,”
he said. “So, if that means I'm a hottie ...” (The video is
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