Blockbuster comedy producer and graduate, Judd Apatow, finally got his diploma this week, 27 years late.
Apatow, producer of hit films like Bridesmaids and The 40-Year-Old Virgin, said he received his long, lost diploma after someone cleaned out a desk.
"I never picked up my '85 high school diploma. A nice woman in the office at Syosset High found it so I picked it up," Apatow tweeted early Thursday morning.
According to Apatow, the diploma was sitting in someone's desk that hadn't been organized in a long time. Before he tweeted the news of reuniting with his diploma, he reminisced on his high school years, saying, "When I went to school I slept in class and cheated quite a bit. Shocking how much I slept behind a well placed hand-- pretending to read."
He then joked about how his cheating system failed in science class, saying, "I cheated in AP physics then my scam collapsed and in my second semester I was so far behind because I learned nothing and failed hard."
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Apatow revisited his alma mater in June, discussing his roots.
Apatow honed a foundation for his comedic future at Syosset High School as a DJ on the school radio station, WKWZ. While there, he interviewed popular and up-and-coming comics, like Jerry Seinfeld, Paul Reiser, Howard Stern and John Candy. He graduated in 1985.
This Is 40, Apatow's newest film, is a spinoff of the hit comedy Knocked Up starring Katherine Heigl and Seth Rogen. The movie centers around a couple played by Paul Rudd and Leslie Mann, Apatow's wife, and their daughters, played by Apatow's daughters Iris and Maude. The film is set to premiere in December.