This Is What Happens When You Get Stuck In an Elevator with Desmond from ‘Lost’

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This Is What Happens When You Get Stuck In an Elevator with Desmond from ‘Lost’
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If you think it's like stepping into an episode of the best series ever, you’re exactly right.

Upon leaving another long day at the office, writing hard-hitting journalism about celebrities…

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I stepped into my building’s elevator and inside was none other than this man…

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Desmond Hume from “Lost”! Also known outside the Dharma Initiative as actor Henry Ian Cusick.

 

Only I didn’t realize it was him at first.

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Because I was too busy filling the awkwardness of being in a cramped space with a total stranger like this,

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That was when the elevator started trembling slightly…

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THEN RUMBLING.

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For a brief moment, we were trapped! Stuck in a metal box high above Hollywood, hanging in the balance!

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I didn’t really know what to do.

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“Maybe this’ll work?”

 

That was when I finally recognized who I was standing next to.

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DESMOND, BROTHA.

 

At that moment, it was as if I stepped into one of his flashbacks and I needed to help him find Penny.

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I also instantly felt better about our chances for survival considering he lived on an island alone for three years.

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That's when I was thisclose to making a hatch reference when the doors suddenly opened THANK GOD.

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I seized the opportunity and leapt free from the elevator.

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I shouted, “ELEVATOR BAD!”

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That’s when he literally said, “You’re scaring me.”

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And then quickly stepped out.

 

We weren’t on the right floor, so I had this absolutely brilliant and original idea: I suggested we take the stairs.

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Guys, I basically saved Desmond Hume.

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You can all thank me later.

 

Walking down three flights of stairs, safe from the chambers of death, we made small talk.

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Henry: “So, do you work in this building?”
Me: “Yeah. (Then, pretending not to know who he is) Do you?”
Henry: “No.”

 

I escorted him to the parking lot because I didn’t want him to get…

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Also, because again, I’m such a…

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Finally, we parted ways. He nodded a "Thank you" and drove off.

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And I thought to myself,

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And that’s the time I got stuck in an elevator with Desmond from “Lost.”

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