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    This Guy Is Going Viral For Giving What He Says Is "The Worst 'Pyramid' Guess Of All Time"

    "Let me tell you the story about perhaps the most embarrassing moment of my life."

    Evan Kaufman of Brooklyn, New York was recently a contestant on the $100,000 Pyramid, where he gave a cringe-worthy clue that would make his most embarrassing moment a very public one.

    So. This is me below. Racist $100,000 Pyramid Guy. Let me tell you the story about perhaps the most embarrassing moment of my life. #KillMe (Thread 1/13)

    So Evan, a very tired new dad, took to Twitter to tell his story, in his own words.

    Evan Kaufman / Via Twitter: @EvanKaufman

    He acknowledged the fact that the producers warn contestants ahead of time to make sure to read all the clues VERY carefully.

    Evan Kaufman / Via Twitter: @EvanKaufman

    So when he DID make it to the final round, with SNL alum Tim Meadows, he tried to keep that piece of advice in mind.

    Evan Kaufman / Via Twitter: @EvanKaufman

    Here's how the pyramid round works: A square turns around, revealing a category. The contestant has to list things in order to get their celebrity partner to guess the category. Evan's first category? "People Whose Last Name is Obama."

    Evan Kaufman / Via Twitter: @EvanKaufman

    Yes. Barack, Michelle, Sasha, Malia...Bo. Those would have been great answers.

    But instead...THIS happened:

    Evan Kaufman / Via Twitter: @EvanKaufman

    Yup. He said, "Bin Laden."


    Thankfully, Evan had a great sense of humor about the whole thing.

    Evan Kaufman / Via Twitter: @EvanKaufman

    He went on to expand on what the clip doesn't show — which is him changing course, saying "Barack," and getting Tim to say the correct answer.

    Evan Kaufman / Via Twitter: @EvanKaufman

    At the end of the day, Evan left with $8500 (not too shabby!) and a legendary story to tell for the rest of his life.

    Evan Kaufman / Via Twitter: @EvanKaufman

    Another former Pyramid contestant offered his solidarity, sharing that he left with nothing after botching a category that should have hit close to home.

    James Bryant / Via Twitter: @jbudrock

    Even Patton Oswalt tweeted out a message of support.

    Patton Oswalt / Via Twitter: @pattonoswalt

    I mean, it could have happened to anyone, right?


    BuzzFeed reached out to Evan Kaufman, who declined to comment further.

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