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Famous Men Facing Inappropriate Interview Questions: A Revealing Look

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Interviews are meant to provide celebrities with a platform to discuss their work and personal lives, but at times, interviewers overstep boundaries with inappropriate questions. Here are 17 instances where famous men were asked uncomfortable and distasteful questions during interviews:

1. During the 2024 BAFTAs red carpet, a reporter asked Andrew Scott about a scene in a movie he wasn't even a part of, leading to an awkward moment where the actor walked away.

2. At The Mandalorian premiere, an interviewer from Access Hollywood tried to get Pedro Pascal to read thirst tweets without consent, which he declined.

3. Ellen DeGeneres asked Jacob Elordi about nude scenes on Euphoria, sparking criticism for objectifying the actor.

4. BTS was asked on The Ellen Show if they had ever hooked up with fans, a question that raised eyebrows.

5. Ellen DeGeneres showed a non-consensual nude photo of Justin Bieber on her show, blaming him for not being aware of being watched.

6. Zac Efron was compared to his wax figure on The Ellen Show, leading to a discussion on body standards and an uncomfortable moment when Ellen lifted his shirt to show his abs.

7. Chris Wallace seemingly implied that Adam Driver wasn't conventionally attractive during an interview.

8. A reporter at the Oscars told Daniel Kaluuya that his film Get Out raised important issues, to which he responded by emphasizing the human experience over being boxed into categories.

9. One Direction was asked about their sexual experiences at an awards show, a question that crossed the line.

10. Harry Styles faced invasive questions about his sexuality and personal life during an interview with British GQ.

11. Barbara Walters pressured Ricky Martin to address speculation about his sexuality during an interview, causing discomfort.

12. Tom Hardy refused to answer a question about his sexuality during a press conference, expressing his displeasure at the inappropriate line of questioning.

13. Sherri Shepherd made a sexual comment about Prince on The View, leading to an uncomfortable moment.

14. Joy Behar repeatedly brought up her crush on Liam Neeson during an interview, making the actor feel uncomfortable.

15. An interviewer brought up Robert Downey Jr.'s past struggles with substance abuse during an interview, causing the actor to walk out.

16. Wendy Williams asked Nick Jonas about his sex life during an interview, focusing on his past purity ring.

17. Marcus Scribner was questioned about his dating life and sex during an interview on The Wendy Williams Show, despite his young age.

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