The Zoom grid on Bergen’s monitor included a shot of former President Barack Obama.
Bergen had a quick decision to make. “There was a moment when I was like, ‘Can I tell the president that he needs to be lit better?’” he tells Variety, laughing. “But then I realized, ‘Yes, the president would probably like someone to tell if his lighting was bad.’”
Bergen unmuted himself and asked Obama if he would please shift in his chair for a better shot. The former commander-in-chief obliged and moved closer to his camera.
These are the kinds of things Bergen has to think about since becoming one of Hollywood