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A man claimed he quit his $100,000 per year job to work for Logan Paul - but got knocked back when he confronted the YouTube star backstage at the Jake Paul vs Tyron Woodley fight this weekend. You can see his tearful reaction to that career setback in the video below:
Austin Wallace is a 22-year-old from Ohio who says he decided to jack it all in and quit his job to work in the world of Logan Paul.
He decided that the best way to go about that was to cut all ties and head on down to Cleveland - where the fight was being held - and scam his way backstage to simply ask the older Paul brother for work.
It didn't quite go as planned.
In a video shared to TikTok - @aj_wallace69 - Wallace tearfully admitted: "I'm 22, I do make $100,000 a year and that's cool. I wanna act, I wanna do these things, I'm gonna break down right now."
He then added: "I don't know what to do. I did come up here by myself, I do have family but we're not the closest, and I don't have really close friends. You know there's millions of people trying to do what I wanna do. Just watch the clip."
Then he shared the encounter between himself and Paul.
After he explained his situation to the YouTuber-turned-boxer, he didn't get a job... but he did get some advice.
"What are you good at?" Paul asked him.
Wallace rambled a little about TikTok dances and basically admitted that he doesn't have what it takes, after which Paul asked: "Then why would I give you a job?"
Harsh, but fair at this point.
Paul continued: "I can't be a mentor right now.
"I'm a f***-up myself. I need a mentor, you know what I'm saying?
"I didn't have connections or people around me, I had Jake. Do you have a brother? Do you have friends?
"You're a good-looking guy. You have friends, bro. You're f***ing lying.
"Go make content, make stuff with your friends. I'm glad you quit your job, it takes balls to do that, but now you gotta activate.
"I'm not the guy directly. My team is [mimes something very small] - we're locked."
He then continued: "Life isn't about handouts, you've gotta work.
"If you really are serious about it, you should move to LA and just like you approached me, start making connections with every single person in LA.
"I'm serious, that's it. I've always said, if you can talk to someone, you can make it in LA."
Well, it remains to be seen whether Austin will travel to LA to see if he's got what it takes to make it online, but if this video is anything to go by, he's got a shot.
It's had nearly 890,000 likes so far, with 26.6k comments.
If he continues that trend, maybe he can hang with the Paul brothers.
Featured Image Credit: TikTok/@aj_wallace69
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