'He's had 3 Heinekens and is wasted… he said this is like divine interception': Model live-tweets married soap actor's pathetic attempt to chat her up during flight
Model Melissa Stetten was seated next to actor Brian Presley on a domestic red-eye flight from LAThe actor has been married for ten years and has two children with wife Erin Hershey Presley
20:16 GMT, 7 June 2012
A model has used Twitter to publicly humiliate a married soap actor who tried to chat her up on a plane.
Melissa Stetten, a 22-year-old New York-based model, live-tweeted a conversation yesterday with Brian Presley, a 34-year-old actor from Oklahoma, who told her that he believed they were 'brought together' by God on the flight.
The actor also allegedly drank 'three Heinekens' on the domestic red-eye flight out of Los Angeles, despite having told Christianity Today in April that he attends 'weekly AA meetings with a group of awesome, godly men from my church.'
Sprung: Melissa Stetten (left), a model from New York, live-tweeted a pickup attempt by soap actor Brian Presley (right) on board a plane out of Los Angeles yesterday. The actor is in fact married with two children
Just one of the model's many amusing Twitter posts
reads: 'Brian just said “like us sitting here right now, taking about
where we're from, it's like divine interception”. right, interception.'
The actor, a former star of Port Charles which was a
spin-off TV series of General Hospital, also claimed that he is not married to his wife of ten years Erin Hershey Presley.
He in fact met Mrs Presley on the
show's set – the pair were co-stars and now have two children.
The model posted at a later stage of the
commentary: 'He said he was engaged for 6 months but broke it off! RT
@Pat_Healy: @MelissaStetten Ask him how his wife Erin and son Jackson
Family man: The actor (left) met his wife of ten years (right) on the set of a soap called Port Charles
Beauty: She has almost 18,700 followers on Twitter, who seemed to be captivated by her posts
The actor has not commented on the model's Twitter postings and is yet to respond to MailOnline's interview request.
The model, was born in Kalamazoo, Michigan, posted the detailed description as he chatted to her from the seat beside her.
expressed an unwillingness to engage in the conversation right from her
first tweet, which read: 'No thanks, Brian, the actor sitting next to
me on this flight talking about his role with Kurt Russell and his
But it seems that the actor, who has
appeared in guest roles in Beverly Hills 90210 and 7th Heaven in the
past, couldn't take the hint.
Commentary: It followed everything from the actor's stance on gay marriage to his early acting roles
Knowledge: Miss Stetten learns via the social networking site that the actor recently claimed he's sober
Through her tweets, her Twitter
followers learned that 'Brian… is an artist and believes everything
happens for a reason like how we're brought together on this flight'.
He is also 'a straightforward guy who booked a McDonalds commercial when he was 19 and then God took over from there'.
The actor, who stars in the new movie Touchback, later told the model a further lie about his marital status.
Her tweet reads: 'Brian said he was engaged to another actress but it didn't work out because they didn't mesh well together.'
Snapped: The model captures the encounter on her phone (above) before posting the photograph on Twitter
Soon enough, Miss Stetten's followers, which total almost 18,700, began posting actual facts about the actor.
The model then acknowledged the possible repercussions of her running commentary.
She posted: 'Did I just ruin Brian Presley's life via Twitter'
SHAMED: BRIAN PRESLEY'S PICKUP ATTEMPT ON MELISSA STETTEN IN FULL
'No thanks, Brian, the actor sitting next to me on this flight talking about his role with Kurt Russell and his spiritual beliefs'
'Brian is now talking about how he is an artist and believes everything happens for a reason, like how we're brought together on this flight'
'Apparently Brian is a straightforward guy from Oklahoma who booked a McDonalds commercial when he was 19 and then God took over from there'
'Brian hates closed minded people but loves artists in the industry, and just called this one-sided conversation a “collabo” between us'
'Oh wow, Brian grew up on a ranch with uber conservative parents but his stance on gay marriage is ZZZZZzzzzzzzzzzz….'
'Brian just said “like us sitting here right now, talking about where we're from, it's like divine interception.” right, interception'
'Brian asked what I do for a living. I said model. He said “oh I love meeting other artists like myself”
'Brian just finished working on a movie with Matthew McConaughey who inspired his “craft” immensely being a small town boy like himself'
'Yes, this is BRIAN! RT @Pat_Healy: @MelissaStetten Is this him by any chance http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0696169/'
'He said he was engaged for 6 months but broke it off! RT @Pat_Healy: @MelissaStetten Ask him how his wife Erin and son Jackson are'
'Brian likes going back home to Oklahoma to inspire the less fortunate to become “artists” like himself'
'Brian just took his Heineken in a plastic cup into the bathroom. Will report back shortly'
'Brian is back, he just ordered the chicken salad sandwich'
'Brian's been looking for the headphone jack for 10 minutes'
'Brian asked if I saw Book of Mormon. I said yes. He said he wanted to get into theater when he was a rodeo boy back in 'Homa (oklahoma)'
'Brian said he was engaged to another actress but it didn't work out because they didn't “mesh well” together'
'Holy s**t. He's had 3 heinekens and is wasted. Sober Hardly. RT @PlaidMcPlatypus: did you say he was drinking beer'
'Did I just ruin Brian Presley's life via twitter'
'Who opens the windows on a redeye flight Brian does. F***ing Brian'