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Chloë Sevigny Video Proves Unhappy New Yorkers Are The Worst Thing About L.A.

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Obnoxious transplants get sent up in a short video produced by MOCA, starring Chloë Sevigny as an angsty New Yorker who can't hack it in the land of traffic and sunshine.

While basking in the glorious, titular "Magic Hour" light, Sevigny nervously lights up a cigarette as she complains about how the traffic she endures on the way home from her cranial-sacral therapist undoes all its ostensible benefits. She runs through the laundry list of complaints you've heard from every dyed-in-the-wool New Yorker who deigned to transplant to the other coast—all while sniffing her armpits, touching herself and impressively peeing in a romper.

Obviously, we all know Sevigny doesn't hate Los Angeles. It's London she really has it out for:

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Here's the video in all its Magic Hour glory:

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