Claude, a Syracuse University alumnus, recently met movie star Paul Rudd at a Taylor Swift concert. Actors from ‘Ant-Man’ and ‘Ghostbusters: Afterlife’ are currently in Claude’s music videos.
According to Billboard, Claude, who actually has a song called “Paul Rudd” on his new album Supermodels, has released a video for his new single “A Good Thing” starring Rudd.
“Like a Taylor Swift concert, I ran into him while on tour with Ellas,” Claude said in a TikTok video on Saturday. “I walked past the VIP tent and was like, ‘Paul Rudd, this sounds a little strange, but there’s a song on my album. The song is called ‘Paul Rudd.’ I hope this is not strange. ” And he was very kind and sent me an email. He was like, “Send it to me.” I would love to listen to your album. ’ So I sent him the album. ”
“I explained, ‘I named the song ‘Paul Rudd’ because I was trying to imagine myself as this cool, confident, charismatic, lovable character you play. You just exist and I often don’t.” He replied that he loved the album. ”
Claude then said he invited Rudd to an upcoming video shoot for “A Good Thing” and stayed there for five hours. Rudd plays a postman who delivers a gift from Claude’s girlfriend, then dances with Claude in the city.
“It was the best day of my life,” said Claude.
Claude, whose full name is Claude Mintz, is a former Syracuse University student known for bedroom pop/alternative rock songs such as “Soft Spot” and “Wish You Were Gay.” Non-binary performers using the pronouns they/them performed at the New York State Fair’s Pride Day last year.
Released on Phoebe Bridgers’ record label Sadest Factory, “Supermodels” is now available on Spotify, Apple Music and other platforms. Claude has also released collaborations with artists like Odessa and fellow SU alumni Clairo.
Rudd has appeared in Marvel’s ‘Avengers’ films, ‘I Love You Man’, ‘Ghostbusters: Afterlife’, ‘Wet Hot American Summer’, ‘Anchorman’, ‘Friends’ and ‘Clueless’. He is an actor credited to. He also co-owns a candy shop in upstate New York, and despite being a fan of the Kansas City Chiefs, he said he “loves” the Buffalo Bills.
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