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Happy Endings star Casey Wilson might have first come to fans' attention during her short stint on Saturday Night Live, but the actress actually got her start in showbiz working for an Academy Award winner.
"I was at NYU, and I was an intern, and my job was just to sign her headshots," Wilson, 31, explains of her first "Hollywood" job. "She's a lovely woman and is really busy, so I would sign her headshots."
Kimmel called Wilson out for faking Sarandon's signature (a common practice for busy celebrities): "Wait a minute, you would fake her signature? You're a forger!" he taunted.
"Yes I did. I also made liberal use of her office," she joked.
The host then asks Wilson how things ended with Sarandon.
"It didn't end great, to be honest," Wilson explains. Apparently a bulk of Sarandon's fan mail was from prisoners on death row, because of her Oscar-winning performance in Dead Man Walking, and Wilson made the mistake of taking the autograph signing too far.
"Beautiful, beautiful letters were written to her, and I'm sorry that I was moved by them," Wilson said. "The guy was like, 'just sign Susan,' and at first I did, but then I started signing 'Best of luck, Susan,' or 'Keep your chin up, Susan,' or 'You and Donna are looking great,' because they'd send pictures."
When Sarandon's assistant found out that Wilson was writing short notes in addition to the star's name, he wasn't pleased.
"What did he say to you?" Kimmel asked.
"Get out," Wilson recalled. And so ended the actress' first industry job.
Watch the interview below!