And now, right here’s your well timed reminder to be additional cautious when making an attempt to sneakily speak s**t on the web!
We’re eight months into the pandemic and by now, nearly EVERYONE (together with your favourite celebs!) has used Zoom or Skype or another video calling platform to just about work together.
On this new world there’s a specific amount of etiquette we’re all studying! The primary rule is clearly ensuring you’re digicam prepared (and your d**ok isn’t out, Mr. Toobin). However proper behind that one is ensuring your mic is appropriately muted if you don’t need the opposite social gathering to listen to you.
It was that second one which precipitated actor Lukas Gage‘s digital audition to get off to a HORRIBLE begin earlier this week!
Gage, finest identified for his position as Tyler on the HBO sequence, Euphoria, shared the hilarious and cringeworthy cautionary story to Twitter on Friday, importing a clip of his audition with an unnamed director who was not keen on what seems to be his lounge within the background.
Because the 25-year-old actor is prepping for the audition, he unexpectedly hears the director talking to a 3rd particular person over Zoom and completely trashing his digs! The person says:
“These poor folks reside in these tiny residences. Like I’m taking a look at his background and he has his TV, you understand…”
Um, his TV what?! He’s presupposed to reside in a mansion?! FFS, what provides?
Whereas it’s unclear what precisely it was about Lukas’ condominium that bothered him a lot, Lukas didn’t miss the chance to rapidly interrupt and let him know he was unmuted.
He additionally hilariously responded to the jabs, saying:
“It’s a s****y condominium. Give me this job so I can get a greater one.”
Ha! Now, that’s the way you expertly deal with some unwarranted shade and struggle for a examine!
The director rapidly apologized, saying he was “so, so sorry” and “mortified” by the remark — however Gage repeated that he might improve his residing scenario if he landed the position.
Sorry, we simply, can’t. Nonetheless dying over right here, y’all!!
Regardless of taking part in it comparatively cool in the course of the audition, Lukas couldn’t assist however share his true emotions concerning the incident on-line. He tweeted a clip of the mortifying second and included this cheeky little message:
“psa, if youre a s**t speaking director make certain to mute ur s–t on zoom mtgings.”
Look ahead to your self (under)!
psa if youre a shit speaking director make certain to mute ur shit on zoom mtgings pic.twitter.com/PTgMZcRhEw
— lukas gage (@lukasgage) November 20, 2020
We TOLD you this was painfully humorous, proper? We weren’t the one ones who thought so, both. Followers principally praised how effectively Gage dealt with himself in his replies:
“theres gonna be some issues in the event you don’t get that job.”
“u dealt with this so effectively king”
“don’t be shy, drop the director’s @”
Others put themselves in Lukas’ sneakers, and shared how they would have handled the scenario:
“dude i’d cry i believe.”
“THE WAY U REPLIED TOO I WOULDVE CRIED AND PRETENDED I DIDNT HEAR BUT YES USE UR BLACKMAIL”
“You might have a lot grace and also you deserve all of the gigs! I reside in a “tiny” aparment too. You dealt with it so effectively , I feel I might have cried.”
Truthfully, the one query now we have after this fiasco is whether or not or not he received the job! And, who IS this bougie director, anyway? LOLz. Hopefully, it’s a well-paying gig that’s actually price all of it after this. We all know we’ll be curious to see!
As we talked about up high, Perezcious readers, don’t present your d**ok, don’t BE a d**ok, and don’t get caught slippin’!
[Picture through Lukas Gage/Twitter]