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Dakota Johnson Says 'Nobody Gave A F**k' About Her On The Set Of This Hit 2000s Show

Dakota Johnson has described her minor appearance on “The Office” as “honestly the worst time” of her life.

The actor, who appeared in the show’s finale in 2013, explained how she landed the role during a conversation with Seth Meyers on Wednesday’s episode of his “Late Night” program.

“I loved that show so much, and they were like, ‘Do you want to be in the series finale?’” she said. “And I was like, ‘Of course,’ thinking that I’d show up for, like, half a day. I was there for two weeks, and I’m barely in the fucking show.”

Johnson appeared in the finale as Dakota, who replaced the character Kevin Malone (Brian Baumgartner) after he was fired. Her brief screen time included a scene in which she asked Oscar Martinez (Oscar Nunez) about “strange marks” on Kevin’s files and another in which Clark Green (Clark Duke) flirted with her.

Her appearance was meant to set up a spinoff series that she’d “topline,” according to a 2021 profile in The Hollywood Reporter, but the spinoff never came to be.

Johnson told Meyers, who appeared in a fictional “Weekend Update” sketch with fellow “Saturday Night Live” alum Bill Hader in the finale, that everyone was “super sad” and that “weird dynamics” had been in place on the “Office” set for years.

“Some people didn’t speak to each other, and I’m coming in like, ‘I’m so excited to be here,’” Johnson said.

“And no one wanted to talk to me. Nobody gave a fuck. ... I was like in the background of all of these scenes, faxing things and I don’t know.”

The “Madame Web” star previously reflected on her finale appearance in a 2022 video for Vanity Fair, saying that she was on set “every day, all day” during her two weeks of filming.

“I felt like I was crashing someone’s birthday party when they actually didn’t really mean to invite me,” Johnson said at the time. “Like, they did it just to be like, ‘Yeah, sure, come,’ and then I was stuck there.”

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