Paul Rudd made a fan’s day when he starred in its music video, taking on a role that’s not typical for the actor: a bumbling postman.

He Ant Man The star met Claud, a 24-year-old freelance musician from Chicago, during a stop on Taylor Swift’s Eras Tour. The singer-songwriter, who is signed to Phoebe Bridger’s label Saddest Factory Records, spotted Rudd in the concert’s VIP tent and approached him about a song on her album.

“I was like, ‘Paul Rudd, this sounds a little weird, but there’s a song on my album, the song is called ‘Paul Rudd,'” Claud recalled in a TikTok video titled “How I Got Paul Rudd To Cameo In My Music Video.”

They continued: “He was very nice about it, gave me his email and said, ‘Send it to me. I’d love to hear your album,’” adding that they “can’t believe” that the actor entrusted them with directing.

The musician explained that they named the song after Rudd because it’s their way of trying to imagine themselves as the “cool, confident and charismatic” character that the actor often portrays on screen and is in real life.

When Rudd told Claud that he loved the album, the artist decided to go out on a whim and tell the actor about a music video they were shooting for one of the songs on the album and invited him in if he was interested. He was. He Only murders in the building The star spent the entire day of the shoot with Claud as they filmed.

In the video, Rudd plays a postman who tries to deliver all the mail in his bag to Claud and seems unsure how to do his job. When Claud asks about his day, Rudd explains that he’s been tough. “It’s like, I’m walking, there are so many houses, it’s hot, I have this ferret. … Something is wrong with his eye,” he says.

Finally, Rudd hands Claud the correct package and the singer tells him that it is from his girlfriend. “Girlfriend? I wish I had a girlfriend,” he shares the postman. “I only have a ferret.”

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