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1. Jeremy Strong asked for bathroom directions in character

Jeremy Strong just can't flush his method acting instincts away. Bowen Yang shared a story about the "Succession" star's infamous method acting process on the "Las Culturistas" podcast, claiming he stays in character even when asking for directions to the bathroom. Yang stars on "Awkwafina Is Nora from Queens," which was shot at the same studio as "Succession." So Yang said Strong once walked into the "Nora from Queens" production office and asked, "Excuse me, do you know where the bathroom is?" He was given directions and proceeded to leave. But 10 minutes later, Yang recalled, a "Succession" production assistant walked in and asked if Strong was just there looking for the bathroom. "He has a scene today where he has to ask someone where the bathroom is," the PA revealed, suggesting his inquiry was simply part of an effort to get into character for that scene. Just don't ask how he prepared for the episode where Kendall accidentally kills a guy.

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