“I can’t wait to point to my billboard right now and say, ‘I’m just fine,'” O’Connell says
One of Ryan O’Connell’s biggest pet peeves is when strangers on the street stop to ask him if he’s “OK.”
But O’Connell, a gay man with cerebral palsy, knows how he’ll answer that question once his Netflix comedy “Special,” which he writes, executive produces and stars in, drops on Friday.
“I can’t wait to point to my billboard right now and say, ‘I’m just fine,'” he told TheWrap.
The show, co-produced by “Big Bang Theory” star Jim Parsons, centers around what is essentially a younger and more sheltered version of O’Connell, Ryan Kayes — an aspiring writer who still lives with his overprotective mother (Jessica Hecht) and starts an unpaid internship at a new-age confessional blog called “Eggwoke.”
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