Father John Misty Might Have Ripped Off a Funny Or Die Video by Dave Franco
Father John Misty has always had a strong sense of humor, but in his recent music video for "The Night Josh Tillman Came to Our Apartment," he may not have had a strong sense of originality. Comedy website Funny or Die is accusing the musician of ripping off one of their sketches from 2011.
In a recent post on their website, Funny or Die writes, "Father John Misty’s new music video for 'The Night Josh Tillman Came To Our Apt.' is all about a guy who meets himself at a bar for some drinks then takes himself home for a night of hot sex. Sound familiar? It should. We made a video with Dave Franco in 2011 called 'Go F--k Yourself' that’s the same exact plot."
They then go into a series of comparison GIFs that pit scenes from both videos against each other, and often, the similarities are uncanny. It sure seems like Funny or Die is trying to start something: they ended their post by writing, "Oh, and Father John Misty? If you’re reading this, go f--k yourself."
Tillman has responded with a pretty honest thread on Twitter:
Check out both videos below and compare for yourself: