When “Faking It” premieres on April 22, viewers will watch as best friends Karma and Amy are mistakenly outed as lesbians. Desperate to hold on to their new found popularity, the girls decide to play up the fake relationship.
We caught up with some of the cast to find out if they’ve ever faked anything to fit in, and where they drew the line on faking it.
Gregg Sulkin, who plays “Faking It’s” resident hunk, fondly recalls lying to his teachers as a kid. He said his dog ate his homework “a few times” and that it “got (him) away with a lot.” Generally, though, the actor is a big believer that “honesty is the best policy.”
Bailey Buntain, who plays potentially evil stepsister Lauren, says it’s never ok to fake “being truthful in your relationships.” If you’re going to get involved with someone, she thinks you need to commit to “being up front and making sure you’re on the same page.”
Michael Willet, who plays Liam’s BFF, knows what it’s like to fake it to fit in: he once tried to be goth! After letting go of his all-black wardrobe and attempts to be hardcore, Willet was finally able to be comfortable with who he is.
Do you think it’s ever OK it? Maybe it depends on what “it” is?
Either way, make sure to tune in to MTV at 10:30ET on April 22 for the premiere of “Faking It.”
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