Aaron Paul Describes The Cringeworthy Time J.J. Abrams Stopped Him Mid-Audition And Sent Him Packing

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I fully subscribe to the fake it till you make it mantra. I got my first job in finance after college by claiming I was proficient in Microsoft Excel even though I just learned the SUM function that morning. Often times, the best plan of action is to oversell yourself and pray to your God that the person doesn’t call you on your bullshit.

Unfortunately for Aaron Paul, J.J. Abrams held his hand to the fire, and Paul’s failed attempt to connect with the legendary director came back to bite him in the ass in an audition for Cloverfield. Don’t sweat it bro, the film made just $170 million on a measly $25 mill budget. Don’t let it keep your up at night.

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