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Zoom audition gets awkward after actor Lukas Gage hears director bad-mouthing him

A clip of an online audition went viral recently on social media after Euphoria actor Lukas Gage shared a recording of his virtual audition on Twitter, with a caption reminding a particular someone to mute their manure on Zoom meetings if they have nothing good to say:

The first few seconds of the video showed the actor looking well-prepared for his virtual audition for an undeclared role, making some quick fixes with the camera and with his hair. Except the unnamed director started mocking his apartment, completely forgetting to mute himself.

“These poor people live in these tiny apartments…” 

 “Like, I’m looking at his background, and he’s got his TV…,” the director said.

Screengrab from Lukas Gage’s video post on Twitter.

With complete class, the actor quickly responded by saying “Yeah, it’s a shitty apartment.”

“Listen, I live in a four-by-four box so just give me this job so I can get a better one.”

The director, realizing his Zoom microphone was in fact not muted, said “I’m so, so sorry. I’m mortified.”

Of course, Twitterverse quickly came to Lukas’ rescue:

https://twitter.com/RahulKohli13/status/1329915466131795969

https://twitter.com/zeldawilliams/status/1330011265553498113

Twitter users continue to have theories on who the director might be, so we’ll have more tea in the coming days.

from Tea GIFs via Gfycat

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