Harry Potter Can Defeat Voldemort But He Can Barely Handle A Receptionist Job

Pull it together Potter.

What would happen if you took Harry Potter himself, Daniel Radcliffe, and stuck him at a reception desk for an hour?

NYLON Magazine decided to find out, so they put Potter at their front desk (unbeknownst to the NYLON staffers) and had him handle basic, day-to-day tasks like sending out packages and greeting guests for their meetings.


First, it starts out all right, and people only need him for photos.

But as the workday goes on, people start coming in to pick up packages, take meetings, and — gasp — ask questions.

"Literally every person that passes in front of the door, I'm just thinking 'Oh don't need to come in here, don't need anything,'" Radcliffe says in a state of stress.

When asked for stamps: "I'm not sure if I can help you out right now. You might want to come back when somebody more experienced is working here."

And then the most unexpected guest comes in, and Radcliffe is just about speechless...

It was Joe Jonas (this must've been the coolest day, ever).

Watch how this whole thing played out below:

And hey, cut him some slack. Magic doesn't work in the real world.

(H/T: Mashable)


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