Scout Artie: "Yeah, there's some work to be done, I'll admit that."
Matt Keough: "And an ugly girlfriend."
Scout Barry: "What does that mean?"
Matt Keough: "Ugly girlfriend means no confidence."
Scout Pote: "He passes the eye-candy test. He's got the looks, he's great at playing the part. He just needs to get some playing time."
Matt Keough: "I'm just saying his girlfriend is a six at best." - Moneyball
You could draw a straight line between that tellingly-hilarious exchange from Moneyball, and the pre-Oscar storm that arose from TV's Girls, when the "unattractive" Hannah (Lena Dunham) seduced the "hotter" Josh (Patrick Wilson).
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