If you have turned on the television even once in the last two decades, you certainly have heard of The Office. The sitcom follows the everyday life of employees of the Pennsylvania-based Dunder Mifflin Paper Company. All the endearing characters and hilarious absurd situations have kept the show’s popularity strong to this day. This comedy series has garnered such a huge public interest that even celebrity faces like Billie Eilish couldn’t get over it.
The James Bond singer has previously shared that she is a big fan and has watched the show thoroughly about 15 times. That count would have increased by now. You might remember that Rainn Wilson, who played one of the funniest characters, begged her to “move on” and find some other show to watch. From childhood to her adulthood, this global superstar has remained obsessed with the show and it took a hilarious turn that you won’t believe.
Billie Eilish believed all the jokes of The Office to be true
Billie Eilish recently appeared on the Office Ladies podcast hosted by Angela Kinsey and Jenna Fischer. In the interview, she admitted that she used to believe the Irish band U2 was from Scranton because of what Michael Scott said in The Office.
According to the singer, she didn’t understand that many of the jokes and considered them as real facts. Fortunately, her fantasy broke when one of the U2 band members sent her flowers during her visit to Ireland. After receiving the welcome gift, she was so confused about the connection between Bono and Ireland.
“But U2 is from Scranton. And I kept asking everyone like, ‘What is Bono doing sending me flowers all the way across the world? Why would he do that?'” stated Eilish. One of her friends told her that the rock band is created by an Irish musician and they are based from Ireland.
Meanwhile, the conversation that kept Billie Eilish in the dark for so many years was from the episode Goodbye, Toby Part 1. In this episode, Michael asked Jim, “Hey, what’s the group that was from Scranton that made it big? Was that U2?”
What do you think about Billie Eilish being so crazy about the comedy sitcom? Are you a fan too?