Louis C.K. speaks during "Made In NY" Awards Ceremony at Weylin B. Seymour's on Nov. 10, 2014 in Brooklyn, New York.
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August 4, 2015 8:03 PM EDT

Comedian Louis C.K. made a mysterious cameo on Tuesday at a New York City Financial Control Board meeting, where he scribbled notes as Mayor Bill de Blasio addressed budget issues.

The Louie star, who sat discreetly in the back row of the room among reporters, joked that it was a “total coincidence” that he had attended de Blasio’s meeting, the New York Observer reports, though a City Hall spokesperson disclosed that the comedian was “shadowing the mayor for a project in development.”

The mayor and the comedian previously teamed up in March at the Inner Circle show, an annual event that sees comedians and reporters lampoon New York City’s public figures.

[New York Observer]

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