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Demi Moore bombed the audition for Top Gun role opposite Tom Cruise: 'I didn't think I was good enough'

By Tracy Wright For Dailymail.com

Published: 23:00 BST, 9 October 2019 | Updated: 23:00 BST, 9 October 2019

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She embarked on a media blitz for her new memoir Inside Out just weeks ago.

And Demi Moore stopped by the new Sirius/XM studios in Los Angeles on Wednesday afternoon for a catch-up with radio legend Howard Stern as he set up shop to usher in the new West Coast location.

The 56-year-old actress got cozy on the couch and revealed to the King of All Media that her illustrious career certainly had some set backs, like the time she lost out on a starring role opposite Tom Cruise in Top Gun.

Fan favorite: Demi Moore stopped by the new Sirius/XM studios in Los Angeles on Wednesday afternoon for a catch-up with radio legend Howard Stern as he set up shop to usher in the new West Coast location

Fan favorite: Demi Moore stopped by the new Sirius/XM studios in Los Angeles on Wednesday afternoon for a catch-up with radio legend Howard Stern as he set up shop to usher in the new West Coast location

'I think it was just the timing of things,' she told Stern. 'I think the first audition was great and the screen test ... I shanked ... I got in my head.'

Kelly McGillis ultimately landed the role as Charlotte 'Charlie' Blackwood, a civilian instructor at the fighter pilot training school within the Naval Fighter Weapons School at Naval Air Station Miramar.

'I think I just got nervous of the whole and I didn't own it,' she admitted.

Book worm: The 56-year-old actress revealed to the King of All Media that her illustrious career certainly had some set backs, like the time she lost out on a starring role opposite Tom Cruise in Top Gun; seen on Instagram

Book worm: The 56-year-old actress revealed to the King of All Media that her illustrious career certainly had some set backs, like the time she lost out on a starring role opposite Tom Cruise in Top Gun; seen on Instagram

Boss: Kelly McGillis ultimately landed the role as Charlotte 'Charlie' Blackwood, a civilian instructor at the fighter pilot training school within the Naval Fighter Weapons School at Naval Air Station Miramar

Boss: Kelly McGillis ultimately landed the role as Charlotte 'Charlie' Blackwood, a civilian instructor at

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