Paul Mescal admits that everyone gets his name wrong
Paul Mescal is undoubtedly a rising star, but before he becomes a household name, we need to learn how to pronounce his name correctly.
In a casual interview The Hollywood Reporter, The 27-year-old Irish actor revealed that people have been mispronouncing his name throughout his career.
Of course, his first name, Paul, isn’t the problem. People love the last name “Mescal”. And I’ll admit, I may have googled the pronunciation a time or two before talking about recent Oscar nomination for After sunbathing.
According to Paul, the error is due to the popular agave-based alcoholic drink. “People get confused about how to pronounce my name because of the Mezcal drink,” he said. “Everybody does it.”
If you are wondering, the Normal people the star’s last name is pronounced with soft “s” and “a”.
And on that note, I sincerely apologize to Paul for butchering his last name.