Chris Martin feared he offended Emily Blunt with movie joke

He told Ellen DeGeneres that he sent the video to the film star.

Chris Martin was worried that he had offended Emily Blunt after sending her a joke which was met with silence.

The Coldplay frontman made a video in which he appeared to play the piano and sing, but without sound, after watching Blunt’s film A Quiet Place, which her husband, John Krasinski, directed.

Martin, 42, told The Ellen DeGeneres Show: “When A Quiet Place came out, I had an idea for a joke afterwards.

“So I sent Emily Blunt and her husband this idea for a musical of A Quiet Place and they never replied.

“So, every time I see that trailer (for the sequel) it makes me feel sick.

“I thought ‘Oh no, they must have thought I was taking the Mickey’. It wasn’t, I loved the film.”

Later, Krasinski posted on Instagram that he “did not get an email from Chris Martin”.

And he quipped: “The man is a world treasure. Are you kidding me!?!? Emily what have you done!?!?”

– A Quiet Place II is due out in March.

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