Richard Ayoade & Krishnan Guru-Murthy in the greatest interview ever

Evan Bartlett@ev_bartlett
Wednesday 22 October 2014 13:00
Celebrities

Channel 4 News presenter Krishnan Guru-Murthy interviewed comedian and director Richard Ayoade last night to ask him, among other things, about his new book, being a role model for Britain’s Norwegian population and diversity in the entertainment industry.

But things took a slightly bizarre twist as Ayoade, who apparently dislikes interviews, turned the interview around and started asking Guru-Murthy the questions instead...

RA: I don’t dislike interviews - it’s just a bit like commuting. I accept it as a part of this. But no one, y’know, loves it.

KGM: I get that, I get that. But give me something in return.

RA: That was not a good chat up line.

KGM: You are a rarity in the entertainment industry right now - in that you are young, Cambridge-educated, black, British and that’s quite a rare subset.

RA: Yes, it’s a hell of a medical form

And then came the killer line...

KGM: Richard, thank you very much indeed for coming in.

RA: Don't thank me, I've done nothing for you.

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