Sure, 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 in many other situations. It's in these moments when stars get asked the inane or ridiculous that true magic happens and celebrities going off on reporters makes for some of the best video clips on the Internet.
Most of the time, 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 the downside of Hollywood fame. But sometimes they fight back with a funny retort, a smack down, or a role reversal on the interviewer, leading to funny celebrity interviews like those below.
So here's a list of the best celebrity responses to some of the most stupid questions to ask. Which comeback do you think is the best? Did any of these celebrities go too far with their responses? Upvote the most awesome celebrity interview responses to truly stupid questions below!
During a radio interview, The Hills star Lauren Conrad was asked what her favorite position is. You know, for sexy times. Conrad came back with the perfect response, not referring to women in the bedroom, but to women in business. "CEO," she said. OH SNAP!The question comes at 35 seconds in.
When a reporter asked why Justin Timberlake moved to acting instead of being content as a singer, Mila Kunis handed out the smack down of the century (in Russian nonetheless). Why not??? All the while, Timberlake sits there awkwardly as his gal pal sticks up for him.The fun begins at 19 seconds in.
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In one of the most cringe-worthy interviews ever, Channel 4’s Krishnan Guru-Murthy delved deep into Robert Downey Jr.'s past with awkward results. RDJ was being interviewed as part of the press junket for his new movie, Avengers: Age of Ultron when Gugu-Murthy's questions suddenly veered into the personal... and strange.
Gugu-Murthy asked about a statement RDJ made in 2008 about how his stint in prison affected his politics. Downey didn't want to talk about it, saying, "I could pick that apart for two hours and be no closer to the truth than giving you some half-arsed answer right now."And it didn't stop there. When Gugu-Murthy asked about Downey's history of drug abuse and his relationship with his father, Downey decided to cut the interview short and walked out on the reporter.
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A reporter kind of assumed that Matt Damon only works hard in order to have job security, not because he has determination or drive. Bad move. Damon not only proved her wrong, but he used vocabulary that even Will Hunting wouldn't understand. Dem apples go to Damon!The fun starts about 34 seconds in.