Ben Platt Just Called Out the ‘Jerks’ Making Memes About the ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ Trailer

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Let’s just say that Twitter users had jokes when they saw Ben Platt—a fully adult 27-year-old man—reprising his role as a high school teen in the trailer for Dear Evan Hansen. But what did Platt make of it? Well, let’s just say that the Tony-winning actor wasn’t too thrilled about the memes.

Platt took to social media following the release of the Dear Evan Hansen trailer (and the subsequent memes) to set the record straight: He knows he’s old for the role! But, after all, he was the actor who first brought Evan Hansen to life on Broadway, so it makes sense in some ways for him to reprise the role for one last time on film. As he explained in a since-deleted tweet, “thank...

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