You Go Glen Coco! What the Mean Girls' actor is doing now

"And none for you Gretchen Weiners. Bye."
"And none for you Gretchen Weiners. Bye." 

The 2004 film Mean Girls starring Lindsay Lohan, gave us many wonderful things: the nuances of high school cliques, a Tina Fey penned script and Party of Five alumni Lacey Chabert as Gretchen Weiners.

And yet, its greatest gift of all has to be those four iconic words, "You go Glen Coco." (Closely followed by "She doesn't even go here," of course.)

Given we only ever saw the back of Glen Coco's head in the film - and he didn't utter a single line - you might be surprised to find out what he looks like now.

Meet David Reale:

Since famously receiving those four candy canes in Mean Girls, 30-year-old Reale appeared on Skins and is a regular on the series Suits.

 And yet, despite spawning many a meme, he's often confused for other celebrities:


In an interview with Daze in 2014, for the tenth anniversary of Mean Girls, Reale admitted that he was never "officially cast" in the film and wasn't paid for the role.

"They ended up filming a lot of the school stuff right across the park from my apartment in Toronto," he said. "One day I sort of wandered onto set to see if I could watch some scenes being shot and maybe get some free food."

Reale added that he'd unsuccessfully auditioned for another role in Mean Girls and while eating his free lunch, the director, Mark Waters, recognised him.

As a "consolation prize," Waters put Reale in the scene, the actor describing that he sat in the chair and tried not to stare at Lindsay Lohan.

"I guess it was the first time somebody pointed to me on the street and shouted "YOU GO GLEN COCO!" that I knew I was involved in something with a beauty and power that surpassed the mere proliferation of four candy canes to an accidental movie extra," he said.

You go, Glen Coco.