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Infamous Celebrity Interviews

Whatever happened to sit-down celeb interviews, either on tv or in print, that would make the news for being total shit shows? I guess now everyone has publicists who tell them to stick to scripts and not go rogue and reveal much about themselves. Also Twitter has made celeb interviews sort of obsolete and archaic.

What are some of the memorable, fantastic, intriguing, or shit show celebrity interviews that you remember? Some at the top of my head are Whitney “crack is wack”, Tom Cruise “Matt you’re being glib” on Today Show, Britney chewing gum while being interviewed on CNN looking like a total trailer trash Idiot. What else?

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by Anonymousreply 155Last Tuesday at 11:55 AM

Meg Ryan being interviewed by Michael Parkinson on the BBC. She looked bored, angry, and as though she she would rather be having her toenails pulled out. She was incredibly hostile.

by Anonymousreply 108/12/2020

Billy Bob Thornton.

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by Anonymousreply 208/12/2020

When RDJ walked out of a promotional interview for one of his Marvel films several years ago because he was asked about his checkered past. I believe the interviewer was a Brit or Brit-adjacent.

by Anonymousreply 308/12/2020

I can't find it anywhere, but early on, Barbra was on Mike Douglas, and he chastised her...and (among other things) called her famously long fingernails "an affectation". It used to be on YouTube, but it seems to be gone now. It's definitely cringeworthy. He was a complete asshole to her.

by Anonymousreply 408/12/2020

Madonna and David Letterman’s fuck fuck fucking interview

by Anonymousreply 508/12/2020

When Jeffrey E. was asked about his allegedly egg-shaped member and walked out on the attorney deposing (or what ever it's called) him.

by Anonymousreply 608/12/2020

R2 What the fuck is Billy Bob's problem? He looks and acts brain damaged in that clip. He is such a fucking twat. And nobody gives a fuck about your shitty music.

by Anonymousreply 708/12/2020

Farrah Fawcett on Letterman

by Anonymousreply 808/12/2020

Helen Mirren interviewed by Parkinson. He kept leering at her, while she was uncomfortable and standoffish. They had no chemistry.

by Anonymousreply 908/12/2020

Truman Capote on David Susskind

by Anonymousreply 1008/12/2020

James Brown on CNN

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by Anonymousreply 1108/12/2020

Mackenzie Phillips on Larry King talking about incestuous relationship with her father John Phillips who wanted to marry her.

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by Anonymousreply 1208/12/2020

It seems like CNN and Larry King in particular had all the loony interviews. I remember this one in my childhood, thinking how could Marlon Brando go from a gorgeous leading man to a fat, incoherent blob.

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by Anonymousreply 1308/12/2020

Oprah interviewing Michael Jackson.

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by Anonymousreply 1408/12/2020

Was it Barbara Waters who conducted the infamous Mike Tyson/Robin Givens interview?

by Anonymousreply 1508/12/2020

Baba Wawa asking Katherine Hepburn what kind of tree she would be.

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by Anonymousreply 1608/12/2020

Miles Teller's awful interview with the Esquire reporter de-railed his career for a couple of years--not clear if "Top Gun 2" will put him back on track.

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by Anonymousreply 1708/12/2020

Robin Roberts and Hussie Smollett.

by Anonymousreply 1808/12/2020

R16 If I was KH I’d answer “the kind of tree that falls on twat interviewers”.

by Anonymousreply 1908/12/2020

I think the "what kind of tree" question hurt Walters more than it hurt Hepburn--it became the stereotype of the inane kind of question celebrity interviewers asked.

Interviewers can get in big trouble if they behave too inappropriately. Although Connie Chung did a lot of damage to Newt Gingrich when she got his mother to whisper that he referred to Hillary Clinton as a bitch, it pretty much ended her career at CBS-people thought she was cruelly taking advantage of an addled old lady (which she was).

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by Anonymousreply 2008/12/2020

R8 I still can’t tell if Farrah was high or acting ditzy

by Anonymousreply 2108/12/2020

Paula Abdul absolutely SMASHED!

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by Anonymousreply 2208/12/2020

Catherine Webb falsely accused Gary Dotson of rape, and he spent 6 years in prison before she recanted.

In a CBS Morning News interview with Webb and Doston, Phyllis George encouraged them to "hug it out".

by Anonymousreply 2308/12/2020

This Madonna interview that was crashed by drunk/high Courtney Love:

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by Anonymousreply 2408/12/2020

Gayle King sitting stone-faced before a hysterical, shrieking R Kelly is an all time great interview.

by Anonymousreply 2508/12/2020

Tommy Girl seemed so rehearsed in this infamous stunt.

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by Anonymousreply 2608/12/2020

Person. Woman. Man. Camera. TV.

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by Anonymousreply 2708/12/2020

WINNING!

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by Anonymousreply 2808/12/2020

Courtney Love on Letterman. Not sure what kind of kodak instamatic this was recorded on.

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by Anonymousreply 2908/12/2020

R4 I believe it was Mike Wallace, rather than Mike Douglas, who gave Barbra a hard time. Douglas was always a sweetie.

by Anonymousreply 3008/12/2020

Serge Gainsburg/Whitney Houston: "I said I want to fuck her"

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by Anonymousreply 3108/12/2020

[R17], a follow-up to the Esquire interview. This one was done only a year later, so who knows what Teller will be saying for Top Gun2. Truly impressive in how many people he manages to insult in so few words, some generically (every actor his age), some by name (John Cusack). I looked up his Twitter feed and he’s obnoxious there too. The guy’s clearly a genius.

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by Anonymousreply 3208/12/2020

The “6 ways Miles Teller was a total jerk” link

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by Anonymousreply 3308/12/2020

Kate Jackson throwing shade at Craig Devious!

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by Anonymousreply 3408/12/2020

Oprah interviewing fresh out of rehab Drew Barrymore, and asking what kind of mother leaves a 9-year-old girl alone at a bar to drink while her mother Jaid looks on speechless.

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by Anonymousreply 3508/12/2020

When Barbara Walters told the Kardashians they had no talent. It was like she had my hand was up her ass and used my words.

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by Anonymousreply 3608/12/2020

R35 I vaguely remember this interview when I watched it after school. I remember my mom saying to me “she’d be better off being raised by wolves than that mom”.

by Anonymousreply 3708/12/2020

R5 She deserved a smack across the face for that shit.

That said, I miss when you could see celebrities being unpredictable and not everything being so rehearsed and choreographed.

by Anonymousreply 3808/12/2020

[R17], Miles Teller a year after Esquire. Insulting so so many in so few words is a kind of genius.

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by Anonymousreply 3908/12/2020

These old interviews are gold!

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by Anonymousreply 4008/12/2020

Another one!

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by Anonymousreply 4108/12/2020

tara reid WINS! wow!!!!!!!!!

by Anonymousreply 4208/12/2020

And another one!

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by Anonymousreply 4308/12/2020

John Frusciante quit RHCP became a recluse and a full blown Drug Addict.

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by Anonymousreply 4408/12/2020

Ben Affleck

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by Anonymousreply 4508/12/2020

This Capote interview.

I’m pretty thick skin but I don’t know that I could’ve ever appeared in public after this interview.

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by Anonymousreply 4608/12/2020

R40 is that camera distorted or something? I know she has been disgustingly thin but she looks like a fucking alien.

Also, she ALWAYS does the red carpet for that event. I’ve had a couple of clients over the years who were sponsors.

by Anonymousreply 4708/12/2020

There were three of us in the marriage, plus the 20 in my head

by Anonymousreply 4808/12/2020

Tom Snyder interviewing Robert Blake. It was a trainwreck, but a fascinating look behind the curtain at the seamier, Raymond Chandler side of Hollywood that did exist (and still does in slightly different form).

Another one along those lines was Al Jourgensen, frontman of industrial group Ministry, talking about the night River Phoenix died. Not a talk show interview, though; it was from a documentary.

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by Anonymousreply 4908/12/2020

R3 wish I could find a gif of the guy they pan to after Robert walks out. His reaction always cracks me up.

R45 speaking of Ben....

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by Anonymousreply 5008/13/2020

50 Replies and no Anne Heche? Seriously?

by Anonymousreply 5108/13/2020

WEHT Anne Heche R51? She was given lead in a movie with Harrison Ford I believe and that was the highlight of her brief career. Her looks were pedestrian at best and as for her talents.....well, was fucking Ellen considered a talent?

by Anonymousreply 5208/13/2020

Barbara Walters did so many cringeworthy interviews the last few years she was on The View.

This one with Bonnie Hunt for example. Although I think Babs got pissed at Bonnie's comment about her to Whoopi

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by Anonymousreply 5308/13/2020

"If you turn your back to me one more MINUTE!"

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by Anonymousreply 5408/13/2020

Celebrities share themselves through social media. They have more ownership.

If they really have to do damage control, then maybe they'd consider a sit-down with a famous person.

by Anonymousreply 5508/13/2020

[quote] WEHT Anne Heche R51?

WHET DL traditions?

by Anonymousreply 5608/13/2020

[quote] When Jeffrey E. was asked about his allegedly egg-shaped member and walked out on the attorney deposing (or what ever it's called) him.

First, he’s not a celebrity. Second, it wasn’t an interview it was a deposition in a civil case because the man was a fucking criminal.

WTF?

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HOW has no one mentioned Diane Sawyer VS Whitney?? Does that incredible trainwreck just to without saying..?

Then there was that passive aggressive dolt who kept insuitating Joan Rivers was nothing more than a mean bully who hurt people's feelings and wore fur until Joan finally walked out on her. Hope that woman changed careers. How she had the nerve to act surprised was beyond me. Hope she's changed careers. Joan was right for bailing.

I just watched Baba VS Julie Andrews yesterday. Baba keeps leaning in on the question of "what if you can't ever sing again ever....how would that make you FEEL....????" in an obviously manipulative way to get her to cry. Julie, like a fucking boss, never loses it.

by Anonymousreply 5808/13/2020

r58

uh... it's in the first post

by Anonymousreply 5908/13/2020

R46 That Truman Capote interview is a train wreck but also poignantly sad at the same time. Also whatever happened to our culture when in the 1970s writers and intellectuals would be invited to national talk shows watched by millions. We didn’t have that in the 80s and 90s when I was growing up.

by Anonymousreply 6008/13/2020

Three I recall: Mary J. Beige threatening to kick Vivica Fox’s ass in Interview Magazine Barbara Walters needling Ricky Martin about his sexuality (replayed on Howard Stern’s KROC radio show with sound effects from The Exorcist) Not a celebrity, but on an old, old episode of Sally Jesse Rafael’s talk show about impossible teens, one kid smart-mouthed Sally Jesse with something like “why should I listen to you?”, and Rafael barked back “because I will send your ass across the ROOM!”. Quick cut to commercial break right after.

by Anonymousreply 6108/13/2020

R47, the camera and her appearance are distortion-free. And this is after the camera adds 10 pounds. Yikes!

by Anonymousreply 6208/13/2020

All I got out of that Jourgensen spiel was Sal Jenco was Johnny’s butt-boy

by Anonymousreply 6308/13/2020

[61] The interviewer was Veronica Webb, not Vivica Fox. And V. Webb in her "intrepid reporter" phase was so annoying no one blamed MJB.

by Anonymousreply 6408/13/2020

[quote] Oprah interviewing fresh out of rehab Drew Barrymore, and asking what kind of mother leaves a 9-year-old girl alone at a bar to drink while her mother Jaid looks on speechless.

What kind of mother is giving their 8 year old child "space" and letting them "go their own way"?

by Anonymousreply 6508/13/2020

Not technically an interview but Sean Young “auditioning” for Catwoman on the Joan Rivers show.

I actually saw that when it first aired (I must have been home on summer vacation, or some vacation), and for a minute I had like no idea what was happening.

And then of course it ran on every ET type show the rest of the week.

by Anonymousreply 6608/13/2020

There was an interview with Vanilla Ice where he was explaining how "Ice, Ice, Baby" was different from "Under Pressure." He demonstrated each song by singing, "Doo doo doo do-do ..." The songs sounded exactly the same.

by Anonymousreply 6708/13/2020

Here's a little gem from Australia.....John Stamos *ahem 'tired and jet lagged'.

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by Anonymousreply 6808/13/2020

More of Stamos.....getting a little touchy feely....

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by Anonymousreply 6908/13/2020

[quote] He demonstrated each song by singing, "Doo doo doo do-do ..." The songs sounded exactly the same.

It's NOT the same, ours has an extra "DIN" dun dun dun dada do do at the start.

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r70 which didn't matter cause I just bought the song outright & made back the investment.

by Anonymousreply 7108/14/2020

He couldn't keep a straight face as he tried to explain the difference.

by Anonymousreply 7208/14/2020

I feel sad for r58.

by Anonymousreply 7308/14/2020

A drunk AF (again) Ben Affleck rambling on and on...

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by Anonymousreply 7408/14/2020

The interview with Diane Sawyer when Britney briefly switched personalities, then switched back.

by Anonymousreply 7508/14/2020

R75 is there a link on yt for that interview?

by Anonymousreply 7608/14/2020

R76, here. 0:42 to 0:52. Triggered by the word Weird and brought back by Strong Britney.

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Jennifer Lopez's 1998 Movieline interview showed us the bitch she was.

by Anonymousreply 7808/14/2020

Thanks R77, that was a perfect demonstration of what we call labile mood. If she had gotten help before she decompensated and was hospitalized, she would have been better off. The family must have seen these signs but they just didn’t care to get her help.

by Anonymousreply 7908/14/2020

R52 How have you never heard of Anne Heche and the "Celestia incidient?"

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by Anonymousreply 8008/14/2020

R40 Holy fucking shit she looks like Gollum, if he had a stroke and ate a bunch of Xanax.

by Anonymousreply 8108/14/2020

Great thread OP! Enjoying the hell out of it.

by Anonymousreply 8208/14/2020

I don't think that was a mood, R79.

For a moment, unexpectedly, another personality came out and didn't know what to think of her surroundings. Look how she's looking around.

Then boom, back to prior personality.

by Anonymousreply 8308/14/2020

R83 Clinically it has to be described as labile mood because she went from laughing to crying within a span of 20 seconds. Diagnosis of dissociative identity disorder is not so easily done because the psychopathology involved is imprecise. But a person with schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder can show discontinuous personality traits. But yes I agree she looked out of it, like she's not fully there with the whole situation of being interviewed.

by Anonymousreply 8408/14/2020

Sean Young's Movieline interview with Joe Queenan showed us how loopy she was, not mean, but a total flake. I can't find a link to the interview, but I think it's in "If You're Talking to Me, Your Career Must Be in Trouble," a collection of his columns.

by Anonymousreply 8508/14/2020

George Michael being unapologetic after that 1998 incident.

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by Anonymousreply 8608/14/2020

Sort of an interview, but very sweet. I watched this as a kid and just about died. Sorry for the terrible quality.

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by Anonymousreply 8708/14/2020

The Jussie Smollet interview with Robin Roberts has to be up there, Roberts sees right through him and his hysterics.

by Anonymousreply 8808/14/2020

R77 Oh my god, that is so scary.

by Anonymousreply 8908/14/2020

O the joy of The Bee Gees on The Clive Anderson Show...'you'll always be Les Tosseurs to me'.....

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by Anonymousreply 9008/14/2020

Shelley Winters and Oliver Reed on the Johnny Carson show.

I saw this in real time and ran into the den to tell my parents what just happened. MARY!

Oliver Reed calls Shelley a cunt a one point I believe.

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by Anonymousreply 9108/14/2020

Eldergays, what was it like growing up watching fabulous Merv Griffin interviewing celebs and not giving away that he and many of the celebs he interviewed were gay?

by Anonymousreply 9208/14/2020

Larry King and Tina Turner in a tense interview.

16:22 and the look she gives to the camera is priceless.

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I hate William F. Buckley.

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Any interview with Kristen Stewart and David Letterman is always awkward.

by Anonymousreply 9508/14/2020

Oh my god, R88, that was hilarious to watch! Robin's face while he was emoting!

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Dakota Johnson on Ellen

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R36 That "no talent" comment should have been the beginning of the end. If the Kardashians were British then their carcasses would have been picked clean long ago by the British press. I'd love it if a respected reporter asked Kris how it felt to market a tape of her daughter getting fucked up the ass.

by Anonymousreply 9808/15/2020

Enh, that Britney interview wasn't weird at all.

To me, it simply looks like she was freaking out because she was about to start bawling on national television during an interview with Diane Sawyer, and it took her by surprise. I saw an uncomfortable reaction to an unexpected swell of emotion. Not some change of personality bullshit.

by Anonymousreply 9908/15/2020

You're wrong.

by Anonymousreply 10008/15/2020

Possibly not meeting OP’s criteria, but a nice moment that I’ve always remembered was Sophia Loren on Graham Norton where she’s in tears of laughter and says “I’m having such a lovely time!’ or somesuch.

by Anonymousreply 10108/15/2020

Matt WAS being glib, OP.

by Anonymousreply 10208/15/2020

R99 is definitely not going to be a mental health professional in the future.

by Anonymousreply 10308/15/2020

R78. That's why she was nominated for "Hustlers".

by Anonymousreply 10408/15/2020

Diana Ross vs Barbara Walters, 1989. You need a chain saw to cut through such tension. DING, DING! Let the fight begin!

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These are fun

by Anonymousreply 10608/15/2020

R105 I read that Barbara was really pissed at Diana, because a couple of weeks before the interview, Barbara and her crew had met with Diana at her house, as she does with all the people she interviews, to talk about where Diana wanted to do the interview. The crew then makes notes on where they'll set up the cameras, what kind of lighting they'll need, and makeup and wardrobe for Barbara.

Then on the day they showed up to do the taping, Diana had completely remodeled the room, which required them to scramble on getting everything set up. And I'm sure what really pissed Barbara off was that her wardrobe and makeup weren't right for the room she was now sitting in.

Diana was a shady bitch.

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Paula Abdul drunk off her ass on morning TV.

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Mark Wahlberg sitting on Graham Norton's lap then falling asleep.

by Anonymousreply 10908/15/2020

Traci Lords wanting to bitch slap Rick Dees for bringing up her porn past:

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by Anonymousreply 11008/15/2020

R107, the situation to which you refer happened during the 1978 interview which I will link to. The 1989 interview was tense because Diana did NOT greet Barbara warmly at all before the interview began. In Ross' defense, there's usually a good reason when she's being unpleasant. My guess is that these two went several rounds before the camera began rolling, and Walters was doing her best to get Diana to go all Miss Ross during filming as well.

1978

- R105

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R31 Whitney was about to go Newark

by Anonymousreply 11208/15/2020

Ruby Wax was such a cunt to The Bangles, but they weren't having any of it.

Wax is an acquired taste and she often gets her subjects to show another side of them that you don't always see.

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[quote]Meg Ryan being interviewed by Michael Parkinson on the BBC. She looked bored, angry, and as though she she would rather be having her toenails pulled out. She was incredibly hostile.

I remember watching the edition live, and Trinny and Susannah were the first guests and I remember being taken aback by how rude, dismissive and patronising Parkinson was to to them, as he often is with women. Knowing his reputation and being a pair of game old posh birds Trinny and Susannah handled it well. But that's been forgotten.

Then Meg Ryan came on, she clearly isn't comfortable with interviews. and he started off by being incredibly rude about In The Cut, he made it obvious he didn't like the film which isn't the kind of response most actors expect when promoting it. And she reacted to his rudeness by being haughty back.

by Anonymousreply 11408/15/2020

[quote]Meg Ryan being interviewed by Michael Parkinson on the BBC. She looked bored, angry, and as though she she would rather be having her toenails pulled out. She was incredibly hostile.

I remember watching the edition live, and Trinny and Susannah were the first guests and I remember being taken aback by how rude, dismissive and patronising Parkinson was to to them, as he often is with women. Knowing his reputation and being a pair of game old posh birds Trinny and Susannah handled it well. But that's been forgotten.

Then Meg Ryan came on, she clearly isn't comfortable with interviews. and he started off by being incredibly rude about In The Cut, he made it obvious he didn't like the film which isn't the kind of response most actors expect when promoting it. And she reacted to his rudeness by being haughty back.

by Anonymousreply 11508/15/2020

This was quite a famous interview in the UK at the time, around 2000 when she was promoting Fabulous. Sheena Easton was accused of being fake, not least because of her accent, but she handled it well.

And my god, doesn't she look like Rachel McAdams?

There was another interview around that era when she was spoke about the Sugar Walls controversy and whether the song was about her VAGINA.

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by Anonymousreply 11608/15/2020

R Kelly and Gayle King

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by Anonymousreply 11708/15/2020

^ Good one!

by Anonymousreply 11808/15/2020

Here's Sheena talking to Graham Norton about her vagina, featuring Patrick Duffy and a Charlene Tilton anecdote.

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by Anonymousreply 11908/15/2020

Carly Simon must be one celeb without a rude bone in her body. With this interviewer, her patience becomes tested. She gives thoughtful and articulate answers to his condescending and insensitively probing questions, and even manages a big song and smile when it's over, but for a while seems agitated. Poor Carly.

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by Anonymousreply 12008/15/2020

Has anyone mentioned Princess Di on Panorama talking about affairs, self-harm and wanting to be Queen of Hearts?

Or Prince Charles on Dimbleby admitting affairs?

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by Anonymousreply 12108/15/2020

This became the showdown of DL legends.

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by Anonymousreply 12208/15/2020

Charlie Gibson and Sarah Palin. IT.WAS.A.BLOOD.BATH! Subtle, but just the same. He was pissed off during the whole process and I always thought that the McCain/Palin camp probably tried to strong-arm him into an easy/puff-piece interview. He was PISSED!

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by Anonymousreply 12308/15/2020

How could I have forgotten Martin Bashir interviewing MJ over a span of 8 months to produce this gem. Total BSC in full bloom.

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Helen Lawson and Lucille Ball on the Mike Douglas show. They almost got into a fistfight, if Lucy hadn't put her cigarette out in Helen's wig first.

by Anonymousreply 12508/15/2020

R123 lol how on earth did this lame-brain get chosen?

by Anonymousreply 12608/15/2020

^^ John McCain was already starting to lose it. That's why we shouldn't have geriatrics running for president.

by Anonymousreply 12708/15/2020

In that Martin Bashir/ MJ interview at the 26 minute mark MJ talks about pretending to be asleep so his older brothers could have sex with groupies. MJ then talked about his first girlfriend being Tatum O’Neal, and how she asked him to go to her house so she could turn him out.

by Anonymousreply 12808/15/2020

R120 I’m a New Yorker and grew up with Chuck Scarborough and I don’t think I had ever seen him do a celebrity interview before — what a fucking asshole! It’s not JUST the questions he asks but the WAY he asks them — like he doesn’t even acknowledge in his tone of voice that they might be “sensitive questions.” Talk about a journalist with no bedside manner, I can’t believe he was the highest paid for decade after decade.

I’m when women in the news business talk about a “hostile work environment “ and totally insensitive and sexist behavior, it’s people like him that they are referring to.

by Anonymousreply 12908/15/2020

John Lydon outing Jimmy Savile (at 00:50) in 1978. He was banned by the BBC and his comments only came to light in 2012 when he included the interview as a bonus track on the reissue of PiL's first album, [italic]First Issue[/italic].

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by Anonymousreply 13008/15/2020

Robbie Williams in this hilarious Graham Norton “herpes” interview...Justin Timberlake is so uncomfortable and is not used to this blunt like story telling style.

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These British interviews really show what uptight Baptist bores Americans are

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These British interviews really show what uptight Baptist bores Americans are

by Anonymousreply 13308/15/2020

Tracey Ullman impersonating Renee Zellweger in an interview promoting fake movie

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More!

by Anonymousreply 13508/15/2020

Jennifer Tilly trolling Dave Letterman. Dave couldn’t get a full sentence in between Jennifer’s ditsy ADHD act. She’d have to be quite smart to act that dumb.

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by Anonymousreply 13608/15/2020

Crack is wack!

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by Anonymousreply 13708/15/2020

It's the whole interview, but Rourke's uncomfortable attempts to flirt with Beale are not to be missed. Norton handled as well as he could, even getting some digs in towards Rourke at points.

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by Anonymousreply 13808/16/2020

*Biel

by Anonymousreply 13908/16/2020

The BeeGees walk out.

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by Anonymousreply 14008/16/2020

There was a Leo DiCaprio magazine cover story in the 90s, around the time of The Basketball Diaries, that apparently hurt him deeply and made him alert to the media since. I read about him mentioning the interview a few years later: he even invited the magazine writer to his house, meeting his mom, and he thought they had got along really well, only to find the unfavorable story in the end. I once tried in vain to find that story online, but there seems to be no digital version available. I forgot the name of the magazine, but pretty sure it's now defunct.

by Anonymousreply 14108/16/2020

Bloated and high Mark McGrath on Wendy Williams; this "E's The Soup" edit turned it from sad to hilarious.

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by Anonymousreply 14208/22/2020

Tennessee "I've covered the waterfront" Williams on the David Frost Show.

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by Anonymousreply 14308/22/2020

when queen big titty Titus Burgess was interviewed on a cohen w w h live, he got livid when asked bout e murphy dissin him...he clammed up mad! sad and humiliating...

by Anonymousreply 14408/23/2020

Andy Cooper interviews the Mayor of Las Vegas several months back. This bitch was D.R.U.N.K!

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by Anonymousreply 14508/23/2020

Crispin Glover's infamous first appearance on Letterman. Dave ended the interview and had Glover thrown out after the weirdo did a karate kick inches from Letterman's face.

Seriously, it's a good idea to build your show business clout before you do your Andy Kaufman shtick.

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by Anonymousreply 14708/24/2020

Speaking of Andy Kaufman:

This is totally staged, but no less infamous, and freaking hilarious.

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by Anonymousreply 14808/24/2020

^^^How come some YouTube clips have the grey box while others don’t????

by Anonymousreply 14908/24/2020

Seems relevant right now.

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by Anonymousreply 15008/25/2020

Mr. & Mrs. Andrew Gillum, for the win!

by Anonymousreply 151Last Monday at 10:29 AM

The most awkward one I remember is when Joan Rivers had Jessica Hahn (she'd slept with Jim Bakker and brought down PTL) on her talk show via video.

Jessica got very stroppy with Joan, scolding her for making blow job jokes about her when her brother was watching.

Joan shot back: "Are you wearing panties right now?"

by Anonymousreply 152Last Monday at 11:58 AM

Joan Rivers and Brigitte Nielsen.

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by Anonymousreply 153Last Monday at 12:25 PM

Demi Moore.

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by Anonymousreply 154Last Monday at 12:26 PM

Joan Rivers hilariously kicks off at Darcus Howe on Radio 4.

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by Anonymousreply 155Last Tuesday at 11:55 AM
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