We’re longtime fans of Billy Eichner and his hilarious pop culture quiz show Billy On The Street here at Attitude – and his latest segment may be his best yet.
Eichner enlists Oscar-winning actress Julianne Moore to quite literally act for tips in a madcap race around New York’s Times Square, approaching strangers and offering to recite some of her award-winning monologues for spare change.
“SIR, SIR, GIVE US A QUARTER – SHE’LL DO SOMETHING UNDERSTATED,” Eichner bellows as Moore – an incredibly good sport – delivers emotional readings of lines from The Kids Are All Right, Magnolia and The Big Lebowski:
“Do you want me to cry on cue?” Moore asks one confused tourist, who clearly has no idea who she is. Before he even responds, she’s staring intently into the middle-distance, eyes watery:
GIVE JULIANNE MOORE ALL THE ACADEMY AWARDS.