Adam Driver leaves interview ‘because he can’t stand listening to himself’

Many participants can now not possess to hear to or see recordings of ourselves. But when you are the megastar of among the year’s greatest movies, that would possibly most seemingly well safe tough.

Adam Driver walked out of a US radio interview when they conducted a snippet of him singing in Netflix’s acclaimed drama Marriage Tale.

The actor left NPR’s discuss point to Unique Air right thru a clip of his efficiency, the purpose to’s government producer acknowledged.

The Oscar-nominated American is additionally in Essential particular person Wars: The Upward thrust of Skywalker.

He beforehand starred in BlacKkKlansman and now not too long ago earned praise for The Document, about an investigation into the CIA’s “enhanced interrogation ways” after 9/eleven.

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But in spite of his success, Driver has beforehand spoken about his aversion to revisiting his maintain performances – which became once described as a “phobia” in a most up-to-date New Yorker profile.

That phobia interestingly struck when NPR conducted a clip of him singing Being Alive – originally from the musical Firm – in Marriage Tale, fixed with The On every day basis Beast.

Govt producer Danny Miller told Differ in a assertion: “We create now not indubitably mark why he left… We knew from our old interview with Adam Driver that he doesn’t revel in listening reduction to clips of his movies (that won’t indubitably unparalleled, a quantity of actors feel that extend).”

Driver became once in a studio in New York, with host Terry Rotten in Philadelphia. Rotten suggested he regain off his headphones to lead obvious of the distress of being attentive to the 20-second clip – the the same draw they primitive in a 2015 interview.

“But this time round, after the clip concluded we were informed by our engineer in NY that he had walked out of the studio, and then left the constructing,” Miller added. “We composed create now not mark why Adam Driver selected to depart the interview at that time.”

Driver has now not yet commented on the alternate.

5 diversified star interview stroll-outs

  • Robert Downey Jr accused Channel 4’s Krishnan Guru-Murthy of being “a bottom-feeding muckraker” after walking out of a 2015 interview for bringing up his previous complications with medications.
  • Coldplay’s Chris Martin left an look on BBC Radio 4’s Front Row in 2008 because he became once “now not indubitably taking part on this”, adding: “I frequently drawl tedious issues and I mediate Radio 4 is the location that would possibly most regain me reduction to the truth of that.” He returned for one final inquire of.
  • Front Row had one other walkout when Russell Crowe took umbrage with host Ticket Lawson’s advice in 2010 that the actor’s accent made Robin Hood sound like “an Irishman who took frequent holidays in Australia”.
  • Jean Claude Van Damme walked out of a TV interview in Australia in 2017 after asserting the questions he became once being requested were “boring”.
  • The PR officer for pop community S Club (beforehand 7) halted an interview on gradual lamented BBC Three showbiz point to Liquid News in 2003 after host Claudia Winkleman requested about the amount of cash they had made.

Within the 2015 interview, Rotten requested Driver why he declined to hear to himself. “I create now not beget to hear the spoiled performing that potentially became once going down right thru that clip,” he replied.

“I’ve watched myself or listened to myself sooner than, then frequently abominate it. And then want I could most seemingly well replace it, but you would possibly per chance most seemingly well’t.”

He has additionally spoken about feeling “like I had to puke” when he became once obliged to take a seat down thru 2015’s Essential particular person Wars: The Power Awakens, but hid in a inexperienced room right thru the Cannes premiere of BlacKkKlansman, for which he bought an Academy Award nomination for easiest supporting actor earlier this year.

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