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    24 Awkward Celeb Interview Moments That Made Me Physically Cringe

    By Hannah Marder,

    2024-05-20

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    1. When Larry King spoke to Sharon Tate's sister Debra and seemed to think Roman Polanski murdered Tate (whom Polanski was married to at the time of her death) instead of followers of the cult leader Charles Manson:

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    CNN

    2. When Jim Carrey teased Margot Robbie on The Graham Norton Show and basically implied her looks got her where she is rather than talent:

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    BBC

    3. When Woody Allen interviewed Twiggy and tried to make her look dumb...but Twiggy handed it right back to him:

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    Libra Enterprises

    4. When Timothée Chalamet was on DP/30 and the host... kind of insulted him and overall just got really tongue-tied:

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    DP/30: The Oral History Of Hollywood / Via youtube.com

    5. When Justin Bieber couldn't understand the word "German":

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    6. When Kathie Lee Gifford forgot Martin Short's wife was dead...:

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    NBC

    ...Leading to a super awkward apology after his interview was over:

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    NBC

    7. This entire Cara Delevingne interview about Paper Towns, which starts with a host calling her "Carla" and asking if she read the book...:

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    CBS

    ...Then another host saying she didn't seem excited about the movie...:

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    CBS

    ...And finally, the original host being super condescending:

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    CBS

    8. When Matt Lauer would NOT stop talking about Sandra Bullock's nude scene in The Proposal :

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    NBC

    9. When Ellen Degeneres told Dakota Johnson she hadn't been invited to her birthday party, and Johnson corrected her :

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    NBC

    10. And when DeGeneres pressured Mariah Carey to drink champagne to prove she wasn't pregnant in 2008:

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    ABC

    11. When Jennifer Garner tried to correct Conan on his own show, but it turned out he was right:

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    TBS

    12. When Jimmy Fallon called RuPaul a "drag queen," and briefly thought, from RuPaul's reaction, that he had said the wrong thing:

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    NBC

    Just watch his fear here:

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    NBC

    And his obvious relief afterwards:

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    NBC

    13. When an interviewer told Keira Knightley she looked "worn out":

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    DP/30: The Oral History Of Hollywood

    14. When the cast of Victorious was gushing about how much Ariana Grande sings on set and Victoria Justice cut in to say, "I think we ALL sing":

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    Nickelodeon

    15. When Tom Cruise jumped on Oprah's couch to express his excitement about Katie Holmes:

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    Harpo Productions

    16. When Scarlett Johansson was asked if she could wear underwear under her Black Widow costume:

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    Extra TV

    17. When Vin Diesel was super weird and creepy towards Brazilian YouTuber Carol Moreira while promoting his film XXX: Return of Xander Cage:

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    italo / YouTube / Via youtube.com

    18. And when Bill Murray was super creepy towards Geena Davis while they were promoting Quick Change:

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    Paramount Domestic Television

    19. When David Letterman brought up rehab while interviewing Lindsay Lohan:

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    CBS

    20. And when he licked Jennifer Aniston's hair:

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    CBS

    21. Aaaand when he asked a clearly uncomfortable 19-year-old Emma Watson about her underwear being exposed at an event:

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    CBS

    22. When an interviewer KEPT asking Anne Hathaway about her diet and exercise regime for The Dark Knight Rises :

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    extratv / Via youtube.com

    23. When Millie Bobby Brown had to admit Finn Wolfhard is a "lousy kisser" in a lie detector interview with Vanity Fair:

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    Vanity Fair

    24. And finally, just...the entirety of Joaquin Phoenix's 2009 interview on The Late Show with David Letterman :

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    It turned out Phoenix was playing a character from his I'm Still Here mockumentary.

    CBS

    You honestly have to watch it for yourself to understand, though I'll warn you, it's not an easy watch:

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