Eric Stonestreet Has Been Scared By Ellen Too Many Times To Fall For It Again

"Now who's laughing, punk?"

If there's one thing Ellen DeGeneres loves, it's scaring her celebrity guests. Just last week, she scared American Horror Story star Sarah Paulson three times in one appearance. But her favorite person to scare is probably Modern Family's Eric Stonestreet.

Every time Stonestreet is on the show, DeGeneres scares him. She's had people jump out at him both on the stage and in his dressing room. She keeps promising she won't scare him the next time, but Stonestreet knows better, and this time he was prepared.


Things started out normally, as the star told a story about the time he worked as a security guard at concerts, sharing an old photo of himself at a Garth Brooks show. Then, in the midst of telling his story, Stonestreet stood up and walked around behind DeGeneres. 

Sure enough, someone from the show was waiting in the side table to scare him, but he got a surprise of his own from Stonestreet, who grabbed him before he could run.

"Finally!" Stonestreet declared he wrestled his attempted scarer to the ground. "Now who's laughing, punk?"

Of course, the ultimate revenge would be for Stonestreet to scare the host herself. We've got our fingers crossed for his next appearance on the show.

Watch it all go down in the video below:


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