Celebrities have learned to maneuver the wonderful world of interviews — from knowing when to shut down a question to learning how to deflect, stars, for the most part, have it down. But sometimes things don’t go as planned.
Here are five cringeworthy interviews we will never forget.
Samuel L. Jackson: In February 2014, Samuel L. Jackson went ballistic on KTLA’s entertainment reporter, Sam Rubin for mistaking him for Laurence Fishburne.
During a satellite interview to promote Jackson’s film RoboCop, Rubin asked Jackson if he received a lot of reaction from the Super Bowl commercial he was in. Oops. That particular year, it was Fishburne who starred in Kia Motor’s SB commercial as Morpheus from The Matrix — not Jackson. “What Super Bowl commercial?” the actor asked. “We don’t all look alike.”