Jerrod Carmichael Recalls Tyler, the Creator’s Brutal Rejection in Awkward Convo: ‘You Laughed and Called Me a Stupid B*tch’

The comedian, who has worked with Tyler before, asked the rapper to be his Emmy Awards date and was denied.

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Jerrod Carmichael has revealed that in 2021 he confessed his feelings to Tyler, the Creator but was turned down and called a "stupid bitch" in response. 

In the premiere episode of the comedian's new show, Jerrod Carmichael Reality Show, the 36-year-old revealed he sent a text to Tyler in 2021 where he admitted his feelings for him and got a voice note in response where the rapper laughed and called him a "stupid bitch." Carmichael attempted to make a move on Tyler again and asked him to be his date at the Emmy Awards, but was denied once again. 

At the end of the episode, Carmichael and Tyler had a sitdown conversation where they hashed out the interaction. According to Tyler, hearing Carmichael express his feelings was "a lot to download" and he still doesn't know how to respond to his comments.  

"Getting news like that and then avoiding it is a way to avoid change," Tyler said. "I didn't think brushing that off and continuing regularly would be such a dent. I don't know."

Screaming at this clip of Jerrod Carmichael telling Tyler the Creator how he had feelings for him and Tyler ordering food in the middle of their discussion about him avoiding it

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Tyler asked what the appropriate response would have been and Carmichael felt a conversation could've been had between them. Tyler, however, said he doesn't have the same feelings for Carmichael. 

 "That's like a brother," he said. "That man's like family."

The two remain close friends despite what Carmichael called "unrequited" feelings he has for the rapper.

Carmichael worked with Tyler a couple of times in the past. The comedian was the narrator of Tyler's 2019 album Igor, an album that explores a narrative about a love triangle and an unrequited love. They also linked up for a special conversation for the rapper's 2017 album Flower Boy.

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