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The cast of Ted Lasso had a special guest during their appearance at the White House briefing Monday afternoon as Trent Crimm of The Independent asked a question.
Comedian Jason Sudeikis, who plays fictional soccer coach Lasso, and other cast members, Hannah Waddingham, Toheeb Jimoh, Brett Goldstein and Brendan Hunt visited the nation's capital this week to discuss the importance of talking about mental health and supporting those who are struggling.
Towards the end of Monday's press briefing, Sudeikis got asked a question by a familiar face - none other than Crimm, a popular reporter character on the Emmy-winning, feel-good show, which just opened its third season.
Ted Lasso actor James Lance showed up to the briefing in character as Crimm, who is known for always introducing himself as 'Trent Crimm of The Independent,' on the popular Apple TV+ series.
However, this time Lance humorously announced himself as, 'Trent Crimm, fake journalist,' to chuckles from the other reporters in the room.
The cast of Ted Lasso, starring Jason Sudeikis (center) made an appearance at the White House
Trent Crimm, a popular character on the show played by James Lance, asked a question
Keeping in character, Lance asked Sudeikis for his thoughts on Kansas City, both the actor and Lasso's hometown, being named a host city for the 2026 World Cup.
Sudeikis from Overland Park, a suburb of Kansas City, delivered a very Lasso-esque answer.
'Here I was hoping for a soft ball,' said Sudeikis, adopting the character of the upbeat and eternally optimistic soccer coach.
'I'm very excited, truth be told. I mean I love this town. What I am worried about though is that once we get all these folks from