As we look back on the year 2022, it’s time to reminisce about the entertaining moments that brought us joy. While we delighted in the incredible content produced during this time, let’s also pay tribute to the talented individuals behind it – our beloved celebrities. From Ryan Reynolds and Hugh Jackman’s ongoing banter to Steve Martin and Martin Short’s comedic camaraderie, there were plenty of hilarious interviews that had us in stitches. So, whether you’ve caught up on all the shows or not, let’s take a look back at some of the most amusing and hilarious celebrity interviews we found in 2022.
Carrie Fisher’s Transformation Talk
During an interview with Stephen Colbert, the late Carrie Fisher shared a witty response when asked about her physical transformation as Princess Leia. With her trademark humor, she quipped about the industry’s tendency to hire only a portion of her, saying, “They want to hire part of me, not all of me. So they wanted to hire about ¾ … and so I have to get rid of the fourth somehow. The fourth can’t be without me.”
Ryan Reynolds’ Honest Friendship
In a conversation with Jimmy Fallon, Ryan Reynolds revealed his excitement about teaming up with Hugh Jackman for Deadpool 3. While expressing his genuine desire to work with immensely talented people or those he considers close friends, Reynolds humorously added, “Unfortunately, Hugh doesn’t qualify as either of those, but I’m excited because I’m a Logan fan.”
Steve Martin’s Ten-Year Idea
During his appearance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Steve Martin shared the story behind his idea for the show Only Murders in the Building, which he had carried in his mind for over a decade. He explained that the concept revolved around three older gentlemen who lived in a New York building and, due to their age, preferred solving crimes without leaving their residence. Martin humorously recalled sharing this idea with Martin Short, who responded, “You know we’re old.”
Martin Short’s Candid Compliments
When asked about his working relationship with Steve Martin, Martin Short playfully teased his comedic partner during an interview on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. Referencing his obsession with Martin’s film The Jerk, Short humorously stated, “Oh yeah! I’ve seen ‘The Jerk’ 500 times, at least! And every time I see it, I say the same thing, ‘Steve, we should watch something else, ya know?'”
Henry Cavill’s Missed Call
In a conversation with Conan O’Brien, Henry Cavill recounted the time he received the call offering him the role of Superman. Engrossed in playing World of Warcraft, Cavill initially missed the call from Zack Snyder, the director of the film. He amusingly explained, “I was playing World of Warcraft at the time, and I had my priorities straight. It was an important part of a dungeon that I was going through. I looked across at the last moment and I saw Zack Snyder’s name, so I grabbed the phone and then I missed it. I called him back immediately and said, ‘I’m really sorry – I was having someone’s life.'”
Adam Sandler Surprises His Sister
Adam Sandler delightedly shared a heartwarming moment during his appearance on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. He recounted how his sister kept asking him if he had obtained tickets to the show, to which he responded positively. However, when she eagerly asked who the guest was, Sandler playfully revealed, “Me!” The amusing surprise left his sister momentarily disappointed but filled with joy.
Jack Black’s Doubts about “The Holiday”
In an interview with GQ, Jack Black candidly expressed his initial disbelief at the opportunity to work with Kate Winslet on the film “The Holiday.” He humorously shared his thoughts, wondering if Winslet would agree to work with him, jokingly saying, “She’s gonna go from Leo DiCap… to Jacky McBlackitty? And yes, she was!” Black’s self-deprecating humour added a hilarious touch to the story.
Sylvester Stallone’s Competitive Relationship with Arnold Schwarzenegger
During a conversation with Jimmy Fallon, Sylvester Stallone admitted to a competitive and, at times, adversarial relationship with Arnold Schwarzenegger. Stallone expressed his utmost respect for Schwarzenegger’s accomplishments but humorously confessed, “I wanted to strangle him.” The light-hearted banter between the two action stars showcased their playful rivalry.
Aubrey Plaza’s Relationship with Fans
Aubrey Plaza delighted fans with her characteristic humour when responding to their questions in a playful session. During this fan interaction, Plaza humorously classified her fanbase into three distinct groups: those who pretend to dislike her but secretly adore her, the endearing “baby hags” who affectionately see her as their mother hag dwelling in a cave adorned with seaweed, and the fans who jokingly request her to either run them over with a car or deliver a punch to their faces. Plaza’s unique comedic style injected a refreshing and light-hearted vibe into the fan interaction.
Joseph Quinn’s Immigration Adventure
During an appearance on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, Joseph Quinn shared a humorous anecdote about his encounter with immigration officials. Delayed while going through immigration, Quinn found himself waiting in a room that resembled a dungeon. When questioned about his purpose in the United States, he mentioned his meeting with Jimmy Fallon. Initially disbelieved, Quinn’s identity was confirmed when a colleague recognized him as Eddie Munson from the show. Quinn recalled the amusing interaction, concluding with the officer telling him, “You better come back next season,” before returning his passport.
As we reflect on the amusing moments shared by celebrities during interviews, it’s evident that their wit and humour offer a glimpse into their personalities beyond their on-screen roles. Let’s continue to embrace the hilarity and eagerly anticipate the entertaining moments that lie ahead in the future!