In a recent makeup and trivia challenge video, the Dutch makeup artist gradually demonstrated how to do a gorgeous Pride-themed rainbow eyeshadow look, while her fiancé Dylan and bestie Linda answered questions about her in a game to see who knows her better.
At one point, she’s asked, “which American television show almost cast me to be part of their show?”
“I was almost cast as Meredith in The Vampire Diaries,” she explained. “That people is the truth.”
For those unfamiliar with the show, Dr. Meredith Fell was a recurring character in The Vampire Diaries season three and four. The character, who was ultimately played by Torrey Devitto, is a doctor in The Vampire Diaries universe who grows an interest in Matthew Davis’s character, Alaric Saltzman.
“A couple of years ago when I was really young and just did a couple of Vampire Diaries makeup tutorials, the casting agency behind The Vampire Diaries contacted me through email and they were like, ‘Okay girl, we see that you’re a huge fan, we think you could be a perfect fit for Meredith.’”
“They basically sent me an entire scene,” she continued. “I had to film it, I had to reenact it. It was basically an audition tape. They loved what I did and they were talking about flying me out to Atlanta, Georgia, where they filmed the show.”
“Basically everything was a go, we were looking at flights, we were looking at it all, and I told my mom, I was like, ‘M[u]m, I made it, I’m an actress, I’m flying to the US to pursue this career honey.’ And my m[u]m was like, ‘Oh my god! I can’t believe this is happening to my daughter.’”
“Everything was a go until they asked for a last couple of details. They were like, ‘Can we just get your measurements for the clothing, and can we just get all this stuff to buy clothes and know how you line up with the actors.”
“[But,] as soon as I emailed them that I am 6’2″, maybe even 6’3″ at this point, [I] never heard from them again. I’m guessing that my height, because the men on the show were so tiny, I’m guessing that it was the height that was a problem. But, never heard from them again!”