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Louis Theroux Answers Your Questions | Actually Me

  • Publicado em 23 Set 2023
  • Louis Theroux joins British GQ in Actually Me, as he goes online to answer the internet’s questions. The British-American documentarian responds to questions from Twitter & Reddit, as well as replying to BRclip, TikTok & Instagram comments.
    Louis Theroux reveals how he came up with the now-legendary ‘Jiggle Jiggle’ rap, which took the internet by storm after an appearance on Amelia Dimoldenberg’s ‘Chicken Shop Date’ BRclip series. ‘The money is jiggling-jiggling, hence wiggling-wiggling has quite a straightforward auditory association,’ says Louis Theroux. ‘I tell you what it isn’t… It’s not an exotic lounge scenario, where I’m flinging my money at the dancer.’ Watch the full episode as Louis Theroux goes undercover with British GQ in Actually Me.
    The brand new Spotify Exclusive Podcast, ‘The Louis Theroux Podcast’ is available to stream now on Spotify, with new episodes landing every Tuesday.
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    00:00 - Reddit
    02:05 - Twitter
    04:44 - TikTok
    06:51 - BRclip
    11:23 - Instagram
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  • Klepto
    Klepto 2 meses atrás +217

    Louie’s knowledge of UK rap is baffling, love that he’s a fan

    • Siva B
      Siva B 2 meses atrás +7

      yeah i had no clue he was mad deep in it too. Been watching him for years. What a champ

    • Le Meneur De Jeu
      Le Meneur De Jeu 2 meses atrás +4

      you're clearly a new Louis fan - if you go back to the old days of him talking to Adam Buxton and Joe Cornish in the pre-netflix days, they were way ahead of the curve

    • Noodles
      Noodles 2 meses atrás +3

      Punch you in the face stuff" 😂

    • MannyJazzcats
      MannyJazzcats 2 meses atrás +1

      He's been a big fan since his teenage years

    • Siva B
      Siva B 2 meses atrás

      @MannyJazzcats yeah it became evident when he made references to it.

  • Ed H
    Ed H 2 meses atrás +243

    Always been a big fan of Louis, his ability to come across as very naive always made his subjects drop their guard and reveal more than they otherwise would have. Very clever dude 👌

    • Quixotic
      Quixotic 2 meses atrás +5

      Socratic method.

    • Lee Ballington
      Lee Ballington 2 meses atrás +6

      I agree with that somewhat, but if you've seen his interviews, I'm sure you have, his demeanor is always calm, friendly and approachable. That seems to be his personality, rather than trying to trick his interviewee into opening up. He's has a benevolent personality, which lowers peoples guard.

  • Video Gajima
    Video Gajima 2 meses atrás +466

    Glad Louis is getting his due. The guy was making shows 20+ years ahead of his time - and was making them better than our generation can.

    • JK Clark
      JK Clark 2 meses atrás +4

      Ground-breaking stuff; so engaging and powerful yet also low-key and subtle.

    • Capt Bob
      Capt Bob 2 meses atrás +2

      Apart from electrical goods and waterproof clothing, everything was better made 20 years ago.

    • Tim Masters
      Tim Masters 2 meses atrás

      Nah, there are way better documentary makers, and have been his entire career. He's like the McIntyre/CBeebies of the genre, popular but not a great journalist.

    • Sameer
      Sameer 2 meses atrás +10

      ​@Tim Masters this statement is incredibly dismissive of the work theroux has done to turn taboo subjects into popular discussion. personally i don't think there's been a better gonzo journalist for a long time. also comparing him to a comedian and a children's programme just because they're popular is a bit of a dumb take to say the least.

  • SongBillong
    SongBillong 2 meses atrás +43

    I love how analytical he is over every detail, even when it comes to reading tweets. Brilliant bloke!

  • 360Fov
    360Fov 2 meses atrás +78

    "National treasure" gets thrown around willy nilly, but Louis is a legit legend and doubtless national treasure.

  • Starsie
    Starsie 2 meses atrás +115

    Louis is so brilliant and interesting. I could listen to him talk all day ❤

      HEAT SEEKER 2 meses atrás

      He is a sneaky little rodent ...

    • Liam Gervaise
      Liam Gervaise 2 meses atrás +1

      @HEAT SEEKER aye alright buddy

    • JK Clark
      JK Clark 2 meses atrás

      The exec at the Beeb who put his name in the title of his first gig was insightful, the way Louis describes it I can easily picture how it happened along with the thought processes going on. Great interview.

  • S Gordon
    S Gordon 2 meses atrás +22

    Louis is very clever and has studied political philosophy and understands how circumstances affect individuals so he listens, really listens. He probably helps people improve.

  • Des Foley
    Des Foley 2 meses atrás +53

    Absolute living legend, was able to access people that would not otherwise open up and all through his beguiling innocent like charm that belies a sharp investigative mind. I like that he name checked Stacey Dooley too, she's cut from the same cloth

  • Rachel B
    Rachel B Mês atrás

    We know he's brilliant, for sure a national treasure. But I also love how he will raise others up so genuinely, whether its a grime artist or a fellow interviewer.

  • Cal Alaera
    Cal Alaera Mês atrás +3

    10:10 Love this bit. An "It's the end of the interview, here's the obligatory chance to plug your work" question, and Louis decides to shout out another documentarian.

  • Easythereshagger
    Easythereshagger 2 meses atrás +22

    His new podcast is really good, it’s nice he’s producing content in a different manner but still having his great interviewing skills. Hope his eyebrow recovers from his alopecia.

  • Elaine
    Elaine 2 meses atrás +16

    This man is an icon at this stage. Love him.

  • Jay Menelaou
    Jay Menelaou 2 meses atrás +11

    What a fabulous man, a true icon by ever sense of the word.

  • thingsager
    thingsager 2 meses atrás +26

    Louis is amazing. Could hear him talk all day.

  • Alex Rozanski
    Alex Rozanski 2 meses atrás +58

    I saw Louis on the tube in London recently and was awkwardly gawping at him for a moment as I confirmed it was him and then considered going up and saying something. Let’s hope him looking back at me a few times wasn’t him thinking that scientology was back on him. I’m sure his departure at the next stop was unrelated.

    • Inconvenientx
      Inconvenientx 2 meses atrás

      I wouldn't worry. Sure it happens to him all the time. He's used to it by now.

  • Elmundo the Great
    Elmundo the Great 2 meses atrás +16

    Louis is excellent, The most hated family in America, he shows compassion to people who never got any and it changed some of them. This simply is great, beyond the duty.

  • V 4
    V 4 2 meses atrás +10

    Exotic lounge scenario and Norwegian cruise ship singer audition….hilarious, the man’s a legend

  • Mel Star 💫
    Mel Star 💫 2 meses atrás +2

    "Inscribing your life on to destiny" - I love that. Louis remains as wonderful as always.

  • CazzaWazzadingdong
    CazzaWazzadingdong 2 meses atrás

    "Distinctive, that's better" I love this man and the pragmatic way that he sees through the cognitive disonance and conditionng 👏

  • Divination Oracle
    Divination Oracle 2 meses atrás +16

    I was so heart broken before watching this and then Louis saved the day. Need me a man like Louis 😮‍💨

  • Ambrose
    Ambrose 2 meses atrás +2

    If you had never seen Louis in anything you would never think he would be so great on camera.

  • Noodles
    Noodles 2 meses atrás +4

    Last xmas eve I arrvied at my mums for the holidays and she proceeded to make us watch a Louis doco on THE P*RN INDUSTRY for the next few hours. It was the most uncomfortable and funny xmas eve we've had in a while. 😂

  • thexbigxgreen
    thexbigxgreen 2 meses atrás +5

    I've heard covers of his rap song randomly and it always makes my day

  • Johna
    Johna 2 meses atrás

    Let's go Louis! I was like name drop Dave and he did!! My respect has sky rocketed! 👊

  • Barry M
    Barry M 2 meses atrás +25

    Funny how he was suprised that the BBC wanted to use his name, but seems to have forgotten that his father is a famous writer ... who got famous by writing many bestselling books about going to strange and interesting places and interviewing strange and interesting people ...

    • Fanney47
      Fanney47 2 meses atrás

      Oh, really? Huh. I guess he maybe got his interest in this from him. 😁

    • Hugh Anthony
      Hugh Anthony Mês atrás

      I doubt he forgot about his own father. Perhaps he just wanted to make his own name for himself and not use his father's name to get into TV.

  • Fingaz MC
    Fingaz MC 2 meses atrás +1

    Haven't missed a Louis documentary yet and I never plan to.

  • daddypecker
    daddypecker 2 meses atrás +10

    I simply adore this man

  • Bethuel Mamabolo
    Bethuel Mamabolo 2 meses atrás +3

    This man is genuinely good in every hood.

  • Ivory
    Ivory 2 meses atrás +5

    The analogy with saurons eye was great👍

  • ShapeyFiend
    ShapeyFiend 2 meses atrás +4

    The last run of Theroux docs were a bit off because he was uncharacteristically combatative instead of just letting the interviewee hang themselves. To be fair they'd presumably googled Louis beforehand, or were already very media literate, which probably makes the classic interview methods less effective.

  • antinbath
    antinbath 2 meses atrás +14

    Hip-Hop Connection is something I’ve not heard of for a long time. A long time. I worked on their website. We called it Hip-Op Connection in the office, but mostly when joking about the other chap who worked on the site with me who we affectionately called Grandad.

    • itsjust_Naana
      itsjust_Naana 2 meses atrás +2

      this is just hiding down here in the comments

  • Liam Murray
    Liam Murray 2 meses atrás

    I think the closing remark of people he's interviewed being actors in their own drama is a selection bias, they're the ones being interviewed. Lots of people out there that happily take a supporting role, or even a behind the scenes role in life :)

  • max zak
    max zak Mês atrás

    2:46 cant be worst than theater audition you did for that broadway episode 😁

  • Yolanda Quartey
    Yolanda Quartey 2 meses atrás +6

    I love that he wants a tattoo of himself 😂

  • Juliette Reacts
    Juliette Reacts 2 meses atrás +23

    God, he's funny.

  • nbbim2012
    nbbim2012 2 meses atrás +1

    This is excellent- so glad my favourite is out here in these streets THRIVING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Rob B
    Rob B 2 meses atrás +2

    Absolute legend

  • Vampira Mayhem's Art World For Weird Kids

    It wouldn't matter if they tried to take the Westboro kids into care because their whole family are all very powerful lawyers. That's how they've lasted so long.

  • Vee • [Highwater]
    Vee • [Highwater] 2 meses atrás +8

    I wish he could stop being so goddang adorable for 2 minutes.

  • Jem Yildirim
    Jem Yildirim 2 meses atrás

    He's just a sound dude in every way

  • Daren Savy
    Daren Savy 2 meses atrás +1

    This dude is UNDISPUTED 💪

  • Marianne Lara
    Marianne Lara 2 meses atrás +5

    "if you take a chill pill" i love this dude

  • the sodium lights
    the sodium lights 2 meses atrás +2

    I'd have liked to ask Louis his impressions of Elliot Smith.

  • Pelago _
    Pelago _ 2 meses atrás

    Yeah when I saw you auditioning to perform for that cruise company I just thought “this guy has the biggest balls”.

  • Robert F
    Robert F 2 meses atrás +13

    Love the Stacey Dooley shout out - she's amazing.

    • 80s Music
      80s Music 2 meses atrás +9

      She really isn't.

    • njwtube
      njwtube 2 meses atrás

      ​@80s Musicshe is compared to the rest of the bbc

  • Studeb
    Studeb 2 meses atrás +1

    Been a fan ever since I moved to the UK in the 90s and watched Weird Weekend, the branding worked.

  • gar beal
    gar beal 2 meses atrás +3

    He clearly hasn't heard of REN yet as he is probably the best British musician now and for the future.

  • Fanney47
    Fanney47 2 meses atrás +1

    Love him.

  • oogenshnagen
    oogenshnagen 2 meses atrás +2

    Weird Weekends is some of the best television ever produced.

  • Robodad1
    Robodad1 2 meses atrás

    I’m going undercover…IT’S ME !
    (Love Louis )

  • The Macrobian Nomad
    The Macrobian Nomad 2 meses atrás +2

    Louis shouting out Nines and NW10, big up 🔥

  • Sheppo
    Sheppo 2 meses atrás +6

    Can’t believe he didn’t give any love to Pete and Bas as top UK lyricists

    • Kkkkkk
      Kkkkkk 2 meses atrás +2

      Considering they don’t write their own lyrics I don’t see why he would 🤣

    • Bolt Aurelius
      Bolt Aurelius 2 meses atrás

      ​@KkkkkkDon't do this to me

  • Marty Clakson
    Marty Clakson 2 meses atrás +2

    I'd like Louis to get a tattoo of Park Ranger Louis 😅

  • a89o29ae73
    a89o29ae73 2 meses atrás +3

    i wish Louis Theroux was our prime minister 😭

  • michael johnson
    michael johnson 2 meses atrás

    I have all the DVDs of him and i think the Jimmy savile one is the best doc

  • Luminocite
    Luminocite 2 meses atrás +1

    I wanna see Louis tattoo himself that would be dope

  • Rea Selepe
    Rea Selepe 2 meses atrás +2

    Real ones know him from “only money that I want” 🇿🇦

  • AR1A
    AR1A 2 meses atrás

    Louis let me tattoo you

  • emercycrite
    emercycrite 2 meses atrás

    That is one fresh shirt Mr Theroux is wearing.

  • Ossie Mc
    Ossie Mc 2 meses atrás

    I had a cat named after Louis 😊

  • The Nomad
    The Nomad 2 meses atrás +3

    Not sure why Louis is approving someone getting a tatto of Will from the Inbetweeners?

  • Jess S
    Jess S 2 meses atrás +1

    that was really interesting 👍🏻

  • ChEmIcAl_KeEn
    ChEmIcAl_KeEn 2 meses atrás +1

    No weird people just different normality

  • Damoon
    Damoon 2 meses atrás +1

    Surprisingly deep hiphop knowledge

  • SpiderFandom
    SpiderFandom 2 meses atrás +3

    Louis Theroux is the goat

  • NGoLC
    NGoLC 2 meses atrás +1

    I'd imagine money that jiggles isn't allowed to be thrown at exotic dancers.

  • IsThisCameraOnMe -Tiktok

    I didn’t expect Louis to shout of Nines loool dope

  • Transit Angst
    Transit Angst 2 meses atrás

    I'd never heard of Louis until the Tom Cardy song "Get Louis Theroux it" but i like him!

  • McZee
    McZee 2 meses atrás

    The GOAT himself!!!

  • Hels 💖
    Hels 💖 Mês atrás

    “I also enjoy seeing your sexy moves” 😂

  • Tom Pope
    Tom Pope Mês atrás

    Louis Theroux's Peculiar Podcast - missed a trick there

  • Avasarala
    Avasarala Mês atrás

    I wanna know if Louis likes Cench

  • Yana Raitt
    Yana Raitt 2 meses atrás

    National treasure 🫶🏼

  • Bruja
    Bruja 2 meses atrás

    Top UK rappers:
    1. Akala
    2. Lowkey
    3. Mic Righteous
    4. Aitch

  • david hatred
    david hatred 2 meses atrás +1

    they called it "louis theroux's weird weekends" so we knew that you weren't alan whicker!

  • Anddddayyyy
    Anddddayyyy 2 meses atrás +1

    Louis has become more opinionated over time. Nothing wrong with that - just very different

  • miou-miou
    miou-miou 2 meses atrás +2

    john carter of mars is at least 10 times, if not 100's of times better than what hollywood has been cranking out these past five years...

    • SamuelGeist
      SamuelGeist 2 meses atrás

      Calm down. It may be better than critics and the viewing public give it credit, but it's only 10 times better than, say, the worst film ever made.

  • im4everskilled
    im4everskilled Mês atrás +1

    Isn’t the point of going undercover to not let people know it’s you? You said going undercover and then instantly made an account with your full name

  • Vicki Mac Callum
    Vicki Mac Callum 2 meses atrás +4

    Absolutely love Stacey Dooley!!

    • mankytoes
      mankytoes 2 meses atrás

      He produces some of her stuff, so possibly a secondary motive for promoting her...

    • Vicki Mac Callum
      Vicki Mac Callum 2 meses atrás +1

      @mankytoes either way, her vibe is great. I’ve been a journo for years and really appreciate how she connects with people

  • Northern Deviant
    Northern Deviant 2 meses atrás +3

    "that's to do with the wiggling, not the jiggling" :D

  • Nadiah
    Nadiah 2 meses atrás +6

    I am gobsmacked that that’s his voice in the jiggle jiggle song.
    I thought he was just some guy who made documentaries and got famous enough to be on Pointless Celebrities.

  • Rustik Loaf
    Rustik Loaf 2 meses atrás

    everyone's a content creator nowadays

  • Crypticious
    Crypticious 2 meses atrás +2

    Did he cuss us with that exit line?

  • Damarcus Colfer
    Damarcus Colfer 2 meses atrás +1

    I'll say what Louis will not, something Andrew Gold revealed: The BBC has basically stopped giving straight, white men who do documentaries of the kind Theroux and Gold do work. This is why Theroux has had to go off and do a podcast instead, start up his own company and it's why Andrew Gold had to do the same. It's horrific what diversity and equity regulations are doing to our entertainment. That's the real answer to the question about us getting more Louis Theroux on BBC television - We won't because he's the wrong race and wrong sexuality. Disgraceful.

  • manutd
    manutd 2 meses atrás +1

    Love you Theroux

  • tbone35453
    tbone35453 2 meses atrás +1

    Louis talking about rap, using phrases like "repping" and "came up" is frankly embarrassing.

    • Nikolai508
      Nikolai508 2 meses atrás +19

      Why? He's knowledgable on the subject, why shouldn't he talk about it?

    • Meekle58
      Meekle58 2 meses atrás +26

      Why is it, just because he's relatively well spoken, he's not allowed to use certain words or talk about certain subjects without it being embarrassing? Get in the bin

    • tbone35453
      tbone35453 2 meses atrás

      @Meekle58 No thanks, you look very comfortable in there on your own.

    • Guillaume
      Guillaume 2 meses atrás +9

      @tbone35453 Can’t really hear you down there, I think you need to open the bin lid

    • Jean Genie
      Jean Genie 2 meses atrás +5

      Frankly, you're embarrassing with this comment.

  • manning0
    manning0 2 meses atrás

    10:38 Craig David didn't live in the hotel, he just NoClipped out of reality and got stuck in the backrooms!

  • Dineen Serpa
    Dineen Serpa 2 meses atrás

    Be funny if Justin had the tattoo of cousin Louie.

  • Bill Ramsay
    Bill Ramsay 2 meses atrás

    John Carter is actually a decent movie crippled by a huge budget and terrible marketing!

  • nosae
    nosae 2 meses atrás +2

    ok but Louis Theroux is so hot like

  • Michelle Ernst
    Michelle Ernst 2 meses atrás +1

    He reminds me of a british Jeff Goldblum

  • green tree
    green tree 2 meses atrás +26

    It's Theroux, huh? I always pronounced it Theroux.

    • Malevolent Raven
      Malevolent Raven 2 meses atrás +8

      Interestingly, he pronounces it Theroux but his cousin does pronounce it Theroux.

    • brian t
      brian t 2 meses atrás

      I thought the H was silent, as in Thompson or Theron.

    • jamesisaphotographer
      jamesisaphotographer 2 meses atrás

      Dude, it’s pronounced ‘Theroux’.

    • Guillaume
      Guillaume 2 meses atrás +1

      It’s not ‘Theroux’, it’s pronounced ‘Theroux’

    • Marty
      Marty 2 meses atrás +1

      Y'all pronuncing pronounced wrang.

  • DS
    DS 2 meses atrás +2

    4:50 what a lovely tattoo of Harry Potter

  • Don Device
    Don Device 2 meses atrás +1

    Hey Louis, I hate to break it to me, but that tattoo on the persons arm looks more like Velma from Scooby Doo than it does like you!

  • Dr Love
    Dr Love 2 meses atrás +1

    Lol is this guy a comedian? 😂😂

  • Kostas Oikonomou
    Kostas Oikonomou Mês atrás

    I was beginning to feel omnipotent.

  • Pooki
    Pooki 2 meses atrás

    Love him but he went to the BBC, and that’s how he made his career, and we all know how the BBC has being doing lately, even after he exposed Saville

  • chrrrr
    chrrrr 2 meses atrás

    His podcast is exclusive to Spotify? Ugh. No thanks. Wish I could listen in my normal podcast app

  • SR
    SR 2 meses atrás +3

    I'm sorry but you guys call yourself British GQ yet, in the subtitles, you say Halston instead of Harlesden. Cmon guys lol

  • Michael B
    Michael B 2 meses atrás +2

    1:50 fantastic