TWITTER WATCH: Neil Patrick Harris Tweets with Perez Hilton on Hudgens in RENT

By: Apr. 09, 2010
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Twitter Watch shines a BWW spotlight on Neil Patrick Harris, star of the CBS Comedy 'How I Met Your Mother'. Neil will also direct an upcoming production of RENT at the Hollywood Bowl set to run from August 6 to 8, 2010.  As BroadwayWorld previously announced, Harris has cast High School Musical star Vanessa Hudgens as Mimi, and has taken to Twitter to defend his choice to gossip blogger Perez Hilton

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@PerezHilton: Zoe is great, but Mimi is 19. I think casting someone age specific, especially at the Hollywood Bowl, will have added impact.
16 minutes ago via web in reply to PerezHilton

@PerezHilton: Mimi's not a hooker. Addict, yes. You're saying, because of her past roles, Vanessa can't play that? I respectfully disagree.
33 minutes ago via web in reply to PerezHilton

@perezhilton: Don't be such a hater about Vanessa in RENT. She came in, smoking hot, knew the part, sang it great. Why not be open it?
about 1 hour ago via Tweetie

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