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    I Cannot Stop Chuckling At Seth Rogen Recounting His Strangest Audition Ever

    "We just excused ourselves and saw ourselves out, tears streaming down our faces."

    Seth Rogen has starred in some of the greatest comedies of our time.

    Seth Rogen in a suit and tie on the red carpet
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    But the 39-year-old wasn't always booking gigs! In fact, he recently opened up about his "weirdest audition" ever. According to the Wrap, he recounted the whole experience in his new book, Yearbook.

    Close-up of Seth in a suit and tie
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    Apparently the actor was trying out for the role of Cheddar Bob in 8 Mile, the award-winning classic movie starring Eminem. Well, the casting director told Seth to bring a friend to run lines with. Seth asked his former Freaks & Geeks costar Jason Segel, and it turned out that he was auditioning for the same role!

    Jason Segel on the red carpet without a tie
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    So the guys had a sleepover the night before the big day, went over their lines, and carpooled to the audition. But when they got there, the actors couldn't say lines like, “Yo, yo, motherfucker! It’s Chedda! What up, bitch?!” to each other without cracking up.

    Jason and Seth, both wearing suits, standing close together
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    "I started laughing hysterically," Seth explained. "And so did Jason. We literally couldn’t make it through the auditions. As soon as one of us started the scene, the other would lose it. It was so silly, we couldn’t finish. We just excused ourselves and saw ourselves out, tears streaming down our faces."

    Seth, dressed casually, sitting on a panel, and laughing, with one foot resting on the opposite knee
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    Unsurprisingly, neither of them landed the role of Cheddar Bob, which eventually went to Evan Jones. But Seth didn't mind at all.

    Close-up of Seth on the red carpet and wearing a suit and tie
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    "Auditioning is embarrassing in the best of times. Add the fact that one of my best friends is watching me do it and that we’re both reading for rappers from Detroit, which we could not have been less right for," he concluded.

    Seth in a suit and tie on the red carpet for a Netflix event
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    LOL! Thanks for the laugh, Seth!

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