Melissa Rauch Says She Lost a Commercial After Director Saw Her Hands: 'I Sort of Have Hobbit Hands'

Melissa Rauch is reflecting on a negative audition experience from her early career days, acting in commercials. The Big Bang Theory star, who appeared

on The View this week to promote her upcoming role in bringing together NBC's Night Court revival series, told the show's hosts about having her hands shamed during an audition.

"When I was first auditioning and going out for commercials, my hands really stood in the way. I sort of have Hobbit hands.... especially when I was living in New York,

they were always chapped," she said on the show. RELATED: Jim Parsons Says the Smell of Winter Reminds Him of Falling in Love With Husband Todd Spiewak "I was in

the running for a [TGI] Friday's commercial to play a waitress, and I was down to the wire on it. They asked for my availability for the next week," Rauch continued. "I was

in the callback, and they said, 'Okay, great, so glad you're available next week. One more thing, can we just see your hands to the camera? Show them back and front,'" she

remembered of the audition process. "I did that, and I heard the director from behind the camera go, 'Jesus Christ!' I didn't get the job." Never miss a story — sign up for

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