Celebrity·Posted on Jan 14, 202320 Celebrities Who Were Asked Uncomfortable, Distasteful, Or Downright Offensive Questions In InterviewsSometimes, the quick questions don't go as planned.by Angela AndaloroBuzzFeed ContributorLinkFacebookPinterestTwitterMail Interviews are part of the job for both celebrities and journalists alike. A lot of times, both parties go in knowing what to expect, what you can talk about, and what you can't. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF USA / Claster Television Some will tell you the mark of a good journalist is one who knows when to push to get that extra detail or two. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF CompanyCam / Via giphy.com It's a slippery slope, however, because if you push too far, you risk blowing the whole interview, a feeling the interviewers in these blown efforts are clearly familiar with. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF BuzzFeed / Via giphy.com Here are some recent examples of interviews going awry. 1. This Good Day Sacramento host peeved Cara Delevingne off by telling her she needs a nap. View this video on YouTube CBS Sacramento / Via youtube.com 2. The full-body cringe that is this reporter mistaking Samuel L. Jackson for Laurence Fishburne. View this video on YouTube KTLA 5 / Via youtube.com 3. Selena Gomez refused to answer a reporter who asked her to explain ex Justin Bieber's gross behavior at the time, after the two had split. View this video on YouTube Clevver News / Via youtube.com 4. She was no stranger to weird questions about her exes sadly, as seen by her reaction when she was asked how "gay" ex Nick Jonas is in another sit-down. View this video on YouTube Bravo / Via youtube.com 5. Tom Hardy didn't take kindly to a reporter from an LGBTQ outlet asking about his "ambiguous" sexuality. View this video on YouTube Toronto International Film Festival / Via youtube.com 6. Dakota Johnson and Melanie Griffith getting into an argument mid-interview on live TV...on the Oscars red carpet nonetheless, over 50 Shades of Grey. What a time. View this video on YouTube ABC / Via youtube.com 7. And who can forget the moment she effortlessly put Ellen DeGeneres in her place on her own show? View this video on YouTube A Very Good Production / ET Canada / Via youtube.com 8. Ellen wasn't too kind to Taylor Swift in this 2013 chat when her dating history came up. View this video on YouTube A Very Good Production / ET Canada / Via youtube.com 9. A Russian reporter tried to corner Mila Kunis into dissing her Friends with Benefits costar Justin Timberlake, and she wasn't having it. View this video on YouTube Screen Team Media / Via youtube.com 10. Robert Downey Jr. walked out of an interview after an out-of-pocket question about his family and their shared history of substance abuse. View this video on YouTube Channel 4 News / Via youtube.com 11. Draya Michele wasn't cool with Wendy Williams's line of questioning about her dating history, which really aimed to shame her. View this video on YouTube FOX / Via youtube.com 12. Jesse Eisenberg's whole 2014 sit-down here was...bizarre. He calls the interviewer the Carrot Top of interviewers. View this video on YouTube Romina Puga / Via youtube.com 13. Quentin Tarantino engaged in a heated back and forth with Krishnan Guru-Murthy while promoting Django Unchained where he was clearly unprepared to be challenged about the film's themes. View this video on YouTube Channel 4 / Via youtube.com 14. This wildly inappropriate question was leveled at One Direction right after asking them when they'd go from "boy band" to "man band." ... Yikes. View this video on YouTube LOS40 / Via youtube.com 15. Jay Leno using Kanye West's dead mom to shame him over the Taylor Swift VMAs incident. View this video on YouTube CBS / Via youtube.com 16. Similarly, when Dylan McDermott was uncomfortably questioned about his mother's death. View this video on YouTube Jim and Sam Show / Via youtube.com 17. Diane Sawyer came at Britney Spears so hard in this interview — while she was already in tears — about her responsibility to her fans' parents, her breakup with Justin, and more, a true hot mess. View this video on YouTube ABC / Via youtube.com 18. Anne Hathaway shut down Matt Lauer's weird comments about her leaked nudes. View this video on YouTube NBC / Via youtube.com 19. Matt Lauer also couldn't stop talking to Sandra Bullock about her nude scene in a film, which she point blank let him know was gross. View this video on YouTube NBC / Via youtube.com 20. Even Oprah Winfrey has gotten it wrong, like when she asked teenage Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen about their weight and clothing sizes amidst rumors about their bodies and relationships with food. View this video on YouTube Clevver News / Via youtube.com What other times have you seen celebrity interviews go terribly wrong? Who handled it well, and who handled it terribly? Let's hear it in the comments.