Dakota Johnson Says She Hated Filming Her ‘The Workplace’ Cameo


Dakota Johnson doesn’t have fond reminiscences of her time on the set of The Workplace.

“That was truthfully the worst time of my life,” Johnson, 34, mentioned throughout her Wednesday, February 7, look on Late Night time With Seth Meyers. “I really like that present a lot, and so they had been like, ‘Do you wish to be within the sequence finale?’ and I used to be like, ‘In fact,’ pondering that I’d present up for, like, half a day. I used to be there for 2 weeks and I’m barely within the f–king present.”

Johnson performed a brand new worker named Dakota within the comedy’s remaining episode in 2013. She landed a job within the accounting division after it was revealed that Kevin (Brian Baumgartner) was fired for making up numbers to steadiness the spreadsheets.

Whereas Johnson was ecstatic to briefly be part of her favourite sequence on the time, she confessed that the feelings behind the scenes had been off.

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“They had been unhappy,” she defined of the solid as they had been wrapping up the comedy after a decade. “And in addition, like, there have been bizarre dynamics that had been occurring for the final 10 years.”

Dakota Johnson Says Filming Her ‘The Office’ Cameo Was the ‘Worst Time’ of Her Life

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Along with having new characters like Johnson, a number of the present’s former stars returned to bid farewell together with Steve Carrell, Mindy Kaling, and B.J. Novak. Whereas Johnson shared that she tried to slot in with the solid it didn’t work out since nobody actually paid consideration to her. On the time, Johnson was nonetheless a rising actress and was identified for her small position in The Social Community.

“Some folks didn’t converse to one another, and I’m coming in like, ‘Hahaha, I’m so excited to be right here,’ and nobody needed to speak to me, no one gave a f–okay,” she quipped earlier than she apologized for her fixed swearing. “It’s trigger I had a glass of champagne.”

Dakota Johnson Says Filming Her ‘The Office’ Cameo Was the ‘Worst Time’ of Her Life

Dakota Johnson throughout an interview with Seth Meyers on February 7, 2024.
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Meyers, 50, joked her cursing wasn’t her fault as a substitute they might blame it on the “f–king Workplace.”

The actress added that whereas she filmed her episode, she was truly within the background of a bunch of scenes doing conventional workplace work like faxing paperwork.

“Can I let you know I just lately watched it and it was a number of the most plausible faxing I’ve ever seen,” he joked. “And lots of people I believe mail it in after they’re within the background of these exhibits.”

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Johnson teased that if she was going to be caught on the set doing administrative duties then she was going to “ship.”

Whereas Johnson didn’t have probably the most memorable expertise on set of The Workplace, she would go on to land her breakout position because the star within the 50 Shades of Gray movie sequence in 2015 and is at the moment in Madame Internet.