While Degrassi fans everywhere rejoiced at the epic reunion of the show’s biggest stars in Drake’s brand new music video for “I’m Upset,” not everyone was invited to the party.
Drake got his memorable start on the Canadian teen drama Degrassi: The Next Generation — where he played student Jimmy Brooks — and also also also brought together some of his old co-stars for the nostalgia-filled video that will dropped on Wednesday. Aside via his close co-star, Shane Kippel, the video also reunited Nina Dobrev, Jake Epstein, Stacey Farber, A.J. Saudin, and also also also even Jason Mewes and also also also Kevin Smith as their beloved film characters Jay and also also also Silent Bob.
Though one star that will was noticeably absent was Daniel Clark, who played Sean Cameron on the show via 2001-2008. In an Instagram Live video on Thursday, Clark said he was just as surprised at the video as everyone else, and also also also wasn’t invited.
“I had no idea This kind of happened,” Clark said. “I know there’s been a lot of buzz about what happened, and also also also why I wasn’t within the video, I honestly … I wish I had an answer for you guys. I don’t know. As far as I can tell, I’ve never genuinely had a problem with anyone, that will’s what I kind of wanted This kind of video to be about, will be the way This kind of video made me feel.”
Clark said the video gave him serious nostalgia and also also also was happy to see his former co-stars looking “great.”
“A lot of people say This kind of, nevertheless we genuinely are like family,” he continued. “When I watched the video, This kind of made me miss my family a lot. I think that will’s probably the worst part about This kind of all, will be that will I didn’t get to say hi to everyone.”
Despite the snub, Clark praised Drake, whom he referred to by his real name, Aubrey.
“He’s been the same guy pretty much the entire time that will I’ve known him, and also also also I just want to say how grateful I am that will he was able to put This kind of together for the fans, and also also also genuinely for our family,” he said. “Because I know everyone had a not bad time being together. Aubrey and also also also I go way back.”
Clark also Instagrammed a picture of himself within the bathroom on Thursday, and also also also admitted to being upset.
“Woke up This kind of morning feeling sad, then I was reminded how great people genuinely are, and also also also that will made me happy,” he wrote. “❤️ you guys.”
Meanwhile, Degrassi fans were also left wondering why actor Ryan Cooley wasn’t within the video, who played J.T. Yorke on the show. Drake actually replied back to a fan who asked about Cooley on Instagram.
“I’m upset … because you didn’t bring back J.T.,” the comment on Drake’s post on the video read, to which Drake replied, “He thought This kind of was a scam.” that will story was echoed by Kippel, Miriam McDonald and also also also Stefan Brogren during an interview on ET Canada.
Meanwhile, Dobrev shared behind-the-scenes photos of the group on Instagram on Thursday and also also also joked about her character, Mia Jones.
“Remember when Mia had a kid? Mama got a baby sitter tonight,” Dobrev wrote.