13 Cringey Celebrity Interview Moments For the Hall of Shame
Who’s up for some serious social discomfort? We thought we were, until we actually sat through these journalistic encounters that would love to be forgotten by everyone involved. Sorry for rehashing them. The promotion train is apparently a pretty arduous ride for many celebrities. They’re placed in the hands of entertainment journalists around the world — who exhibit varying degrees of professionalism — and they just have to hope for the best.
Terrible interviewers are only one half of the equation. Sometimes a seasoned veteran is caught off guard by a drunk, pissy celebrity who clearly doesn’t want to be there. They can try to change the subject all they want, but that little moment in time lives on, and fans of squirming discomfort eat it right up. If you’re still reading, you’re probably one of those cringe-mongers just foaming at the mouth to get started. So, here are 13 celebrity interview moments for the hall of shame.