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The Greatest Actor Responses To Sh*tty Interview Questions 

Matthew Cole Weiss
Updated June 13, 2019 95k votes 27.7k voters 3.7M views 28 items

List Rules Vote up the best celebrity responses to terrible interview questions.

Sometimes reporters ask celebrities brilliant questions, and their answers provide insight and solve world peace. But sometimes reporters ask stupid questions instead, and every now and then the celebrity interviewee has just had enough. These videos of funny celebrity interview responses show some of Hollywood's finest getting into it with reporters and interviewers on the red carpet, at press junkets, and other interview situations. It's in the moments when stars get asked the most inane or ridiculous things that true magic happens.

Most of the time, famous actors and actresses roll with the punches and answer stupid questions with just a roll of the eyes. They're used to this kind of stuff, right? Dealing with the press is just part of Hollywood fame. But sometimes they fight back with a funny retort, a smackdown, or a role reversal on the interviewer, leading to funny celebrity interviews like those below.

Which comeback do you think is the best? Did any of these celebrities go too far with their response? Vote up the most awesome celebrity interview responses to truly stupid questions below.

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The Big Bang Theory star Mayim Bialik gave the best response ever when a reporter stupidly assumed she didn't know how to do the calculus equations featured on the show. Not only can she do calculus, but she's a neuroscientist with a PhD. 

Suffice to say, it an extremely awkward situation for the reporter. 

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When a reporter asked why Justin Timberlake moved to acting instead of being content as a singer, Mila Kunis handed out the smackdown of the century - in Russian. All the while, Timberlake sat there awkwardly as his friend stuck up for him.

The fun begins at 19 seconds and is a super sick burn. 

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A radio interviewer asked The Hills star Lauren Conrad about her favorite position. You know, for intimate times. Conrad came back with the perfect response, not referring to women in the bedroom, but to women in business: "CEO," she said.

Watch for the question, which comes in at 35 seconds.

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A reporter assumed Matt Damon only works hard to have job security, not because he has determination or drive. Bad move. Damon not only proved her wrong, but he used vocabulary even Will Hunting wouldn't understand.

Dem apples go to Damon! The fun starts about 34 seconds.

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