"It's a pretty high-level Hollywood flex to take that call in that situation."
Meyers, who played new guy Randy Pearson in the show's final season, revealed in a recent podcast appearance that Moore ended up ruining an emotional take during the series finale by answering her phone. At the time, the Ghost actress was married to Ashton Kutcher, who starred on the sitcom as the lovably dim Michael Kelso.
"The last scene of That '70s Show was New Year's Eve 1979," Meyers recalled on Wednesday's episode of SiriusXM's Podcrushed. "It was a very hard scene for the cast to get through because they had done this show for so long, and it's emotional when you get to the end of a show… People were crying. People were stumbling over lines. We kept having to reset. We kept having to have makeup come out."
After multiple takes, Meyers said the cast was "finally getting it" together when something started making noise on set. "They had sort of hit a stride, and it was like, 'This is the shot, this is the take.' And a phone rang," he said. "It was to Demi Moore. And she took the call! And the director was like, 'What?'"
As Meyers recalled, "She was like, 'Yeah, hello,' and we had to do it again. It was really amazing. I mean, no disrespect, Demi, but… it's a pretty high-level Hollywood flex to take that call in that situation."
The '70s Show finale saw the return of Point Place friends new and old, including Topher Grace, who had led the cast as Eric Forman before leaving in season 7. Eric was largely replaced by Meyers' Randy, a fact that people on the street still refuse to let him live down.
"There are people that I'll run into and they'll be like, 'I hate you, you stole Eric's girlfriend,'" Meyers said. "And I'm like, 'No! His name is Topher, he went to go do Spider-Man 2, I didn't steal anybody's anything." (Grace starred as Eddie Brock/Venom in the Tobey Maguire-headlined Spider-Man trilogy.)
Still, Meyers has fond memories from his time on the series. "Everyone was so nice. Everyone was so welcoming. It also — it wasn't like I was stepping into like a new lead position, like I was a new side character," he said. "They had that show down to a science in the last year… We probably worked 24-hour workweeks, and we would tape on Friday night and it was an event. It was such a popular show."
Listen to Meyers recount Moore's phone call fiasco in the podcast above.
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