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Kevin Bacon was initially insulted by the “6 Degrees” game that bears his name

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It seems that Kevin Bacon was in the first instance, be less put off by the viral game of “6 Degrees of Kevin Bacon” than it is for the die-hard fans.

Speaking with the Alex Rodriguez to the podcast of “The Corporation,” the 61-year-old actor says his initial reaction was to be offended at the game, in which players try to find the most effective and efficient film-like connections between any actor and Bacon, which we were in six or fewer titles).

“‘They’re making fun of me,'” Bacon said, explaining his thought process (via People magazine). “I’m an actor. Exactly. I thought the joke was, ‘Can you believe that such a light could be connected to Laurence Olivier or Meryl Streep, or what have you-in six steps or less?’

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“This is the way that it’s just the actor’s insecurity,” he added. “That’s how I felt about it.”

The game is a variation on the concept of “six degrees of separation” which posits that everyone in the world is no more than six to the left of someone else’s. For example: Leonardo DiCaprio has appeared in “Inception” with Ellen Page in “Super” with Bacon. (A tree, just a few steps from Leo to Kevin.)

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In 2012, the former “Footloose” star in the bar for the game to start at TEDxMidwest by People magazine.

“In 1994, I pay attention to my own business, I’m making movies and raising my family,” Bacon recalled. “People would come up to me like,” My cousin came up with a game that is about you.'”

“I was really shocked,” he admitted. “I know it’s a cliche, but the actors behind all of the muscles, and beaming with white teeth, and a low-cut dress, it’s really just masking a lot of deep, deep insecurity. And I thought, ‘I’m going to be a laughingstock.'”

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The Bacon did turn to fear in a good cause, though, with the launch of the charity’s Six Degrees in 2007.

The organization describes itself as building “the popularity of the” small world phenomenon ” by enabling people to be celebrities for their own causes by donating to or raising money for the local based charity in the United States of america.”

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