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    Turns Out A Bunch Of “Wandavision” Finale Fan Theories Were The Result Of A Poorly Timed Joke Paul Bettany Made

    "You know when you think something's gonna be funny?"

    🚨Obviously, MASSIVE spoilers ahead!🚨

    Have you ever made a joke that you thought was hilarious, but it got a little…outta hand?

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    Well, imagine that on a MARVEL UNIVERSE-sized scale, and you have Paul Bettany’s situation.

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    How so? Well, on the Lights Camera Barstool podcast in January, Paul teased that a massive Marvel character would be coming on Wandavision: "I work with this actor that I’ve always wanted to work with, and we have fireworks together, the scenes are great, and I think people are going to be really excited."

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    "I’ve always wanted to work with this guy, and the scenes are pretty intense!"

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    The fan theories went into overdrive! Who was this massive cameo? Was it Doctor Strange? The devil himself??? Well, if you're also confused, do not worry...

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    ...Because Paul was talking about himself.

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    Paul told Good Morning America, "You know when you think something's gonna be funny and then you say it and you actually panic about it? Which is what I did because fans started guessing who it might be, and they were guessing Benedict Cumberbatch or Patrick Stewart."

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    "I was thinking, God, that's a good idea — and they're gonna be so disappointed when they find out it's me!"

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    GODDAMN IT, PAUL.

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