TWO MODELS WALK INTO A CASTING
Both with blonde hair, almond-shaped eyes, and have wider set hips than the average model. The room is silent for five minutes before anyone speaks.
- •MODEL ONE: Have you been waiting at this casting long?
- •*Model One and Two separately scroll through Instagram. Model Two has more followers, or at least gets more likes.*
- •MODEL TWO: No, only like fifteen minutes.
- •MODEL ONE: Thank god.
- •MODEL ONE CONT: Yeah, last time I met with this casting director, she made me wait for over an hour and I wasn't even put on option.
- •MODEL TWO: That's what it was just like for me at that big maternity catalog casting yesterday. It took FOREVER.
- •*Model One looks up from Instagram, intrigued.*
- •MODEL ONE: Oh, really? My agent didn't send me on that casting.
- •MODEL TWO: That's so weird. You have larger child-bearing hips than I do.
- •*Model One gets a text from her agent: "Come into the agency ASAP after casting. Measurements."*
- •MODEL ONE: I mean, kind of...I like half-transitioned to plus-size and then I stopped, but I don't think my hips got the message.
- •*Model Two gets an email from her agent: "You booked that maternity catalog!!! Pay is 8K!!!"*
- •MODEL TWO: Hmmm....Yeah I mean I think the only reason my agent sent me on the casting was because I sent him a gift-card to JuicePress for his birthday.
- •*Model One ponders this and ignores her agent's text.*
- •MODEL ONE: Maybe I should do that next time.
- •*Model Two is called into the casting. She brings a bottle from Juice Press with her and ignored final comment from Model One.*