Critical Role Fans Break GoFundMe Records to Unknit Liam O’Brien’s Eyebrows
After an especially concerning episode of Critical Role, Liam O’Brien found that his eyebrows were stuck together after frowning in concentration too long. “I was trying to do a lot of things at once. Paying attention to the combat, writing down notes for what my character wants to say, and making sure my hands weren’t drifting too close to Laura’s dice. Then, when the episode was over, I found I couldn’t pull my eyebrows apart.”
This isn’t the first time that O’Brien has found himself in this situation, but it is the first time its stuck this long. “There were plenty of times during the Mighty Nein campaign where I wondered if I should back off, usually whenever Caleb’s storylines would crop up, but they always went back to normal after a few minutes. This is the first time they’ve really sealed together.”
We spoke with Dr. Miller of Specialized Cosmetics who says that the unknitting procedure is simple, but easy to require again. “Mr. O’Brien will have to be sure that he keeps emoting to a minimum. He and his party must make sure not to fall into any difficult fights, or delve too deeply into tragic backstories for at least two months.”
The support from fans was immediate, donating over a million dollars in under 24 hours. “I’m grateful for everything our critters do to help us,” O’Brien said, “But I don’t need that much. We’re going to keep a hundred thousand dollars on hand in case I need another surgery, or another Matt incident happens, but the rest will find their way to other GoFundMes that really need it.”
This is satire, right? Please say it is, reality is so ridiculous it’s hard to tell sometimes.
Hard to tell because it’s so poorly done…
“Emoting to a minimum”…he’s doomed.