Kevin Bacon Was Initially Offended with ’6 Degrees of Kevin Bacon’ Game

Kevin Bacon is revealing his initial reaction the “6 Degrees of Kevin Bacon” game.

The 61-year-old actor revealed on Alex Rodriguez‘s podcast The Corp that he was at first offended by the game that assumed anyone involved in the Hollywood film industry can be linked through their film roles to him in six steps.

“‘They’re making fun of me.’ I’m an actor,” Kevin said he initially thought. “I thought the joke was, ‘Can you believe that such a lightweight could be connected to Laurence Olivier or Meryl Streep or whatever in six steps or less?’”

“That’s how that’s just the actor’s insecurity,” Kevin continued. “That’s how I felt.”

Back in 2012, Kevin said during his TEDxMidwest talk that he was “horrified” when the game first became popular.

“In 1994, I’m minding my own business, I’m making movies and raising my…