Donald Glover on Beyoncé, The Lion King & Childish Gambino

  • Published: 10 July 2019
  • Donald talks about The Lion King, the future of Childish Gambino, writing for “30 Rock,” how he spent all of his TV money, being a terrible RA in college, his son not knowing he plays Simba, and meeting Beyoncé.

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    Donald Glover on Beyoncé, The Lion King & Childish Gambino
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  • Nia Jones
    Nia Jones  18 minutes back

    It’d be nice if Simba’s mouth actually moved while singing..😒

    • dominique danyel
      dominique danyel  29 minutes back

      Lol he's hilarious

      • John Simmons
        John Simmons  2 hours back

        what can this guy NOT do?

        • Daniel Zuluaga
          Daniel Zuluaga  5 hours back

          Why this seems so scripted?

          • Fernando Gandara
            Fernando Gandara  5 hours back

            Waiting for atlanta!!!!

            • Johann Schmidt
              Johann Schmidt  6 hours back

              Who writes these interview questions? Donald was bored asf by what was asked, and so was I about 4 min in...
              Sean from Hot Ones has ruined me... I can no longer watch borning celeb interviews where the interviewer doesn't care about the guest haha.

              • Marko Popović
                Marko Popović  8 hours back

                oh! that's not that tuxedo dress guy from the Oscars … keep mixing them :D

                • Emanuel Santos
                  Emanuel Santos  8 hours back

                  Nala: Do you slay lions?
                  Simba: Well.. This is America

                  • dmc2020
                    dmc2020  9 hours back

                    All the Beyoncé questions struck me as extremely disrespectful. Nauseatingly so. I don’t know squat about Beyoncé. I mean, perhaps I could pick her out of a small lineup, but Glover is wickedly talented, like on the order of creative genius, judging by some of his work. Awful interview 🙄

                    • Matthew Gower
                      Matthew Gower  11 hours back

                      Part of the reason I like Glover so much is because of how down to earth he is.

                      • Camila Teixeira
                        Camila Teixeira  11 hours back

                        Esse homem é tudo para mim

                        • Thayane Elias
                          Thayane Elias  12 hours back

                          He's so funny 😂😂

                          • J H
                            J H  12 hours back

                            at home throwing paper in a trash hahahahah

                            • Rudament Producer
                              Rudament Producer  14 hours back

                              He's actually way funnier than I expect everytime he speaks. Lol.

                              • Wilma FistFit
                                Wilma FistFit  20 hours back

                                Ugh wtf was that clip. I thought it was supposed to be realistic

                                • Angel Morales
                                  Angel Morales  21 hours back

                                  He was way too upset about the interview. The part of ''this is a script for Atlanta'' reveals it

                                  • Raina Barnett
                                    Raina Barnett  23 hours back

                                    11:01 he looks so insanelyyy bored!!!!

                                    • BigBoss7777777
                                      BigBoss7777777  24 hours back

                                      This guy absolutely sucked as Simba, completely forgettable performance. And you can barely even hear him in the 'Can you feel the love tonight'. Overrated.

                                      • brownsugarglamour
                                        brownsugarglamour  1 days back

                                        He’s kinda like a more present/talkative Kanye during interviews LOL

                                        • Shea la Cadena
                                          Shea la Cadena  1 days back

                                          Glover kind of seems irritated each time Jimmy mentions Beyonce

                                          • Ashley Cheatham
                                            Ashley Cheatham  1 days back

                                            We need another stand up special from Gambino

                                            • Sarah DIN
                                              Sarah DIN  1 days back

                                              His humor is dry and intelligent reminds me of Richard Ayoade

                                              • Conner Lang
                                                Conner Lang  1 days back

                                                I thought the movie was pretty good

                                                • GunScott HDgaming
                                                  GunScott HDgaming  2 days back

                                                  I never knew This is America guy can sing

                                                  • Timmy G
                                                    Timmy G  2 days back

                                                    I love Donald's super dry sense of humor. He's hilarious, not to mention mega talented!!

                                                    • Ruth Cuadrado
                                                      Ruth Cuadrado  2 days back

                                                      Am I the only one who is not fascinated by or even interested in Beyonce?
                                                      I don’t dislike her but she feels so overhyped that it takes away her charm

                                                      • Edna Louis
                                                        Edna Louis  2 days back

                                                        Gushers definitely hit.

                                                        • مرسي جاسر
                                                          مرسي جاسر  2 days back

                                                          The lion king stolen from anime kimba the white lion

                                                          • BlackSH0veldeath
                                                            BlackSH0veldeath  2 days back

                                                            God damn. My niggas beard is on point

                                                            I didn't even realize this remake was happening. The animation looks absolutely incredible tho. I may actually see this. And Billy eichner and Seth Rogan as timone and pumba is awesome. Great casting on this film

                                                            • Gregorio Mangisel II
                                                              Gregorio Mangisel II  2 days back

                                                              The original's on right now!

                                                              • M D
                                                                M D  2 days back

                                                                Thumbs up just for the Gushers

                                                                • Olivia Stecewcz
                                                                  Olivia Stecewcz  2 days back

                                                                  I don’t think people realize how hilarious Donald Glover is

                                                                  • ErinIona
                                                                    ErinIona  2 days back

                                                                    Seriously getting the impression Donald doesn't like Beyonce and I love it XD

                                                                    • Danial Shafiq
                                                                      Danial Shafiq  2 days back

                                                                      He was kinda trash in the movie. A trash simba

                                                                      • Nico Stefano
                                                                        Nico Stefano  2 days back

                                                                        dissapointed, I felt like Nalaa was going to sing all the single ladies

                                                                        • Yelena Maslova
                                                                          Yelena Maslova  2 days back

                                                                          I just watched the Lion King remake and I was pretty sad about how poorly Donald Performed. His characterization of Simba was very emotionless. All of his lines felt rushed and empty.

                                                                          • Miguel Orantes
                                                                            Miguel Orantes  2 days back

                                                                            Buddy your laugh is so fake and soooo fukin annoying ehhhhhh ehhhhhh ehhh ehhh e e e
                                                                            Brutal man

                                                                            • hewie
                                                                              hewie  2 days back


                                                                              talking about his son...


                                                                              “Sorry, AIDS beats baby by this much”

                                                                              • serious
                                                                                serious  2 days back

                                                                                Jimmy's transitions are crap

                                                                                • Butt Why??
                                                                                  Butt Why??  3 days back

                                                                                  They should've just used human actors instead of animals.

                                                                                  • J.Rene
                                                                                    J.Rene  3 days back

                                                                                    The movie suck. Voices were too plain. No joy in them. The movie would of been better with no voices. Ahahaha.

                                                                                    • Hello Lipsey
                                                                                      Hello Lipsey  3 days back

                                                                                      Idk but he's giving me Kanye vibes pre-Kardashian 🤷🏿

                                                                                      • Homeslice Brice
                                                                                        Homeslice Brice  3 days back

                                                                                        Its crazy. He was doing the voice of Simba back when Solo was still new. It's crazy how long these things take and how they keep it all a secret until the trailer is released.

                                                                                        • Andres Ramirez Cartagena

                                                                                          I always think he must miss Abella Anderson hehehe. Lucky Danny!

                                                                                          • Proud Kiwi
                                                                                            Proud Kiwi  3 days back

                                                                                            I have to say Beyonce and Gambino sung beautifully. Loved their melodies together. But as far as voice acting went they were definitely not the best actors for the job. Disney should have casted actual voice actors or better actors who can voice better. These two were just lucky they were black.

                                                                                            • PrOd Délices
                                                                                              PrOd Délices  3 days back

                                                                                              In the interview, with his head covered, Donald Glover looks and talks like Ben Affleck’s younger black brother.

                                                                                              • Channelblue123
                                                                                                Channelblue123  3 days back

                                                                                                Does something about him just seem geniusly😍

                                                                                                • Emerald Stuff
                                                                                                  Emerald Stuff  3 days back

                                                                                                  IT MEANS NO FURRIES DONALD