A very picky and picky client was looking for voiceovers. She didn’t want to pay a lot of money but wanted someone “who looks like James Earl Jones”.
Miraculously, the talent company found someone who sounded almost exactly like the real James Earl Jones. I enthusiastically played the clip for the client. His answer ? “Ewww. No. He looks black.
A “yikes” moment from the archives of Clients From Hell.