'I was not very good,' the current Emmy nominee said of his short-lived stint on MTV
This is not a joke: Bill Hader was on MTV’s Punk’d. And he wasn’t exactly the best.
“I was a correspondent,” the Emmy-nominated Barry star, 40, tells PEOPLE Editor-in-Chief Jess Cagle’s The Jess Cagle Exercise of his first paid acting gig. “I did one episode because I was not very good.”
During that 2005 episode, Hader pranked Ashlee Simpson and made her cry.
“It was an art gallery and it was my dead brother’s artwork,” he explained on Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen earlier this year. “She put her jacket down and somehow the jacket caught on fire and set off the sprinklers and it ruined all the artwork. So we actually flooded this art gallery, and then I had to come out all wet, holding this artwork, like, ‘Look what you did!’”
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