Daniel Radcliffe tried to be a receptionist for an hour, couldn’t handle the pressure

"The new guy sucks!" Former Harry Potter star can't quite conjure up the skills for this front of house job

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Actor Daniel Radcliffe tried to be a receptionist for an hour and, as it turned out, was completely useless. 

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The former Harry Potter star stopped by the NYLON magazine offices in the States and for sixty minutes tried his best to be a smiling, helpful member of the team. 

“It’s proving to be the hardest thing I’ve ever done,” Radcliffe admitted as he struggled to put calls through, panicked when a package arrived and dear god don’t anyone ever ask him for a stamp again. The pressure. THE PRESSURE.

For a while no one really noticed who he was. Well, apart from one guy who loved him in that “horse play” that he did, which he didn’t actually see. One visitor – Joe Jonas, no less – quite simply moaned: “The new guy sucks”. 

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See him (sort of) in action here: