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Watch Dennis Quaid’s On-Set Meltdown – Is It Real?

A video has surfaced of actor Dennis Quaid ranting at his crew on the set of an unspecified project — but is the meltdown real, or a hoax?

In the expletive-laden tirade, seemingly captured on a crew member’s phone, Quaid takes someone to task for walking onto set and interrupting his line, before an off-camera speaker tries to calm him down. “Don’t f—ing ‘Dennis’ me, I am doing my job here, I’m a pro! This is the most unprofessional set I have ever been on,” Quaid retorts, hurling a few more insults before apparently storming off set.

Perhaps not coincidentally, Crackle announced the pickup of Quaid’s new drama series “The Art of More” at the Internet-streaming service’s upfront presentation on Tuesday morning. The 10-episode series, also produced by Quaid, centers around the cutthroat world of premium auction houses.

Requests for comment to Quaid’s reps were not immediately returned.

What’s your take on Quaid’s rant — real, or fake?

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