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    "Euphoria" Star Lukas Gage Heard An Audition Director Bad-Mouthing Him On Zoom And Things Got Awkward Real Quick

    A+ handling of the situation.

    If you've watched Euphoria, you know up-and-coming actor Lukas Gage.

    Lukas Gage in Euphoria
    HBO

    Well, on Friday, he was auditioning for an unnamed part via Zoom when something pretty unexpected happened.

    psa if youre a shit talking director make sure to mute ur shit on zoom mtgings

    He heard the director talking shit about him/his apartment, not knowing that he wasn't muted. "These poor people live in these tiny apartments...," the director said in a mocking tone.

    Director makes fun of Lukas' apartment
    @lukasgage / Via Twitter: @lukasgage

    "Like, I'm looking at his background, and he's got his TV...," he added. Thankfully, Lukas cut him off before any more shit-talking continued.

    Director making fun of Lukas Gage's apartment
    @lukasgage / Via Twitter: @lukasgage

    "Yeah, it's a shitty apartment," Lukas said.

    Lukas admitting that it's a shitty apartment.
    @lukasgage / Via Twitter: @lukasgage

    "Give me this job so I can get a better one," he said. PERIOD!

    Lukas asking for the job to get a better one
    @lukasgage / Via Twitter: @lukasgage

    The director apologized immediately, saying, "I'm so, so sorry. I'm mortified."

    NBC

    "Listen, I'm living in a four-by-four box, it's fine," Lukas replied. "Just give me the job and we'll be fine."

    @lukasgage / Via Twitter: @lukasgage

    YESSS, LUKAS. You handled that perfectly.

    Fox

    Other actors came to Lukas's defense on Twitter, and it was honestly really great to see:

    Holy fuck I thought this was a bit! Absolutely disgraceful behaviour, sorry @lukasgage, you handled that with class 💕 https://t.co/b41hp9K46Z

    I—I hate it here fr https://t.co/o4hjNhdhlX

    Since @lukasgage is going viral on film twitter for being the graceful, quick-thinking sweetheart he is, I’d like to add for any (non-asshole) director’s looking that he’s also a delight to work with, funny, talented and a blast on set. Hire this man! https://t.co/Sjai5jqury

    Thank u @lukasgage for posting this. Actors have to walk out on the plank and be open and vulnerable in an audition and too often the people on the other side have 0 regard for what that takes and how personal it is. fuck 'em. (also that room is nice & u handled that v well) https://t.co/7ZeVhuW3lF

    OK, g2g find out who that director was. Bye!

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