Penn Badgley knows acting when he sees it. That You the actor took to Twitter on Tuesday to weigh in on a viral clip with a seemingly confused Laura Ingraham and his Netflix show that says “it has to be a little.”
The clip that took the Internet by storm contains a very Who’s on First-like misunderstanding between the Fox News anchor and the journalist Raymond Arroyo on her show, The Ingraham angle. During a conversation about the importance of “awake TV” (heavy sigh), Arroyo brings up an episode of Badgley’s Netflix series, You, about measles and vaccines. Ingraham, however, believes that Arroyo with “you” refers to her – a classic comedy mix.
“It is called You, ”Shouts Arroyo during the lengthy exchange. “I’ve never done a show about measles,” Ingraham replies. “I just give up completely. We need to get out of here. “Then Arroyo really lays it out for her:” It’s a show called You on Netflix, ”he repeats slowly and clearly. “There’s a show called Laura Ingraham on Netflix? ” she replies, straining gullibility. Wow: Abbott and Costello must be proud.
Despite Ingraham and Arroyo’s best efforts to sincerely commit to their insanity back and forth, Badgley, who participates in You when the stalking serial killer Joe did not buy it. “It has to be a little bit,” Badgley tweeted. The eagle-eyed Badgley backed up his theory by paying close attention to Arroyo’s body language. “Dude is engaged, he actually made me laugh lol,” he wrote, “but see how he waits for her to cut him off.” Nothing comes of Joe or Badgley, for that matter.
Badgley – whose avatar has been a picture of Cardi B ever since the couple expressed their mutual admiration for each other on Twitter – doubled on his claim that the exchange had changed. “Definitely a little,” he tweeted again later. He gave Arroyo props for his dedicated performance and wrote: “His delivery is amazing [though]”Badgley never comments on Ingraham’s delivery – but based on the smile that creeps up on her face during the exchange, it’s clear it needs work. perhaps a feature of the 1940s comedy circuit – where Arroyo, and this bit, belongs.
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