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Adam Driver Storms Out of Interview After Being Exposed to Adam Driver’s Acting

One of the most basic things about being in movies is that when you go on shows to promote them, those shows play a clip from the movie. You know, unless you’re Paul Rudd and then they just play a clip of Mac and Me.

Doing this kind of publicity is part of the job to the extent that it’s generally written into your contract.

But Adam Driver doesn’t like it when people play clips of him in interviews, and to prove it, he stormed off the set of an interview with Terry Gross, of NPR’s Fresh Air, like a baby who needed a new diaper.

If you’re not familiar with Terry Gross and Fresh Air, she is an extremely well-respected and very good interviewer who nevertheless is the person SNL was making fun of in that ‘Schweddy Balls’ sketch with Alec Baldwin.

You would think they would have been making fun of The Splendid Table’s longtime host Lynne Rossetto Kasper, and they were, but that’s 100% Terry Gross, too.

What I’m saying is that Terry Gross isn’t exactly known for putting people through the wringer. She’s certainly capable of it, but it’s not what you expect when you’re listening to NPR on the way to… I’m gonna go out on a limb and say either yoga or Whole Foods.

Some people have been pointing out that Adam Driver really doesn’t like watching his own performances, and that Fresh Air should have known that, but Terry Gross told him they were going to play the clip so he could take his headphones off and put them back on when the clip was over; Driver took his headphones off and walked out of the studio instead.

Honestly, you shouldn’t be on Driver’s side here. If he can’t deal with a radio show playing 20 seconds of Marriage Story, how is he handling the fact that most of the world is going to watch him in a terrible Star Wars movie In a few days.

The bottom line is ‪that everyone has to do unpleasant shit at their job and most of us don’t get paid millions of dollars for it. You got to be in Star Wars, you can take of your headphones for 20 seconds and not be a little bitch.‬

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