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  1. Mel B
  2. Paris Hilton
  3. Robert Pattinson
  4. Naomi Campbell
  5. Prince
  6. Rihanna
  7. Jamie Foxx
  8. Cameron Diaz
  9. Selena Gomez
  10. Justin Bieber
  11. Rita Ora
  12. Robert Downey Jr.

12 Times Celebs Got So Offended By Interview Questions They Hung Up Or Straight-up Walked Out

The media-celebrity relationship is intriguing. They both rely on each other for promotion, fame, and, of course, money. However, it's not always a happy partnership. Before a celebrity interview takes place, there is a lot of prearrangement. Many people are involved, and for movie, TV, and album promotions, it's commonly agreed that personal questions are off-limits.

But no amount of planning can prevent some interviews from going wrong. In the best scenarios, these conversations humanize celebrities and inspire people. But in the worst cases, they cause public anger. And let's admit it, there's something captivating about a disastrous interview (as long as you're not the cause of it).

Because these situations are endlessly captivating, here are 12 instances where celebrities walked out of interviews after being asked tough or uncomfortable questions.


#1. Mel B

On The Howard Stern Show, Howard asked Mel B invasive questions about her sexuality. When he pushed her to come out, she got up and left.


#2. Paris Hilton

ABC interviewer Dan Harris asked Paris Hilton if she was worried about losing popularity, and she laughed nervously before leaving.


#3. Robert Pattinson

Robert Pattinson's publicist had him leave On Air with Ryan Seacrest when Ryan asked about his rumored romance with Kristen Stewart from Twilight.


#4. Naomi Campbell

Naomi Campbell knocked down a camera as she left an ABC News interview after being asked about receiving a blood diamond from Liberian dictator Charles Taylor.


#5. Prince

Prince made a surprise appearance on The View but walked off abruptly when co-host Sherri Shepherd made a sexual comment.


#6. Rihanna

Rihanna ended an interview with Sunrise when Natalie Barr asked about her love life.


#7. Jamie Foxx

Jamie Foxx walked out of a live SportsCenter interview when asked about his alleged relationship with Katie Holmes.


#8. Cameron Diaz

Cameron Diaz stopped a radio interview with KIIS 1065's The Kyle & Jackie O Show after host Kyle Sandilands made an inappropriate joke about Drew Barrymore's past addiction.

Kyle said, "Let's hope [Giselle Eisenberg, Cameron's young costar] misses out on the Drew Barrymore drug years, because those were a great thing to watch, but not so good to be in, I'd imagine."
Cameron replied, "I'm sure, Kyle, you've never been through a drug phase, have you? Or alcoholism or anything like that? Pretty clean...always did it right? Congratulations."Then she said, "We have to go now. ... Sorry, they're wrapping us up."

#9. Selena Gomez

Selena Gomez was shocked when entertainment critic Dean Richards asked about Justin Bieber. She looked off-camera in disbelief, and the video feed abruptly ended.


#10. Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber agreed to make a video to "break the internet" during a cringe-worthy interview on the Spanish radio show Los 40 Principales, but then walked off.


#11. Rita Ora

Rita Ora left an AP interview when the reporter brought up her ex-boyfriend Calvin Harris, who was also her musical collaborator.


#12. Robert Downey Jr.

During a Channel 4 interview, Krishnan Guru-Murthy asked Robert Downey Jr. about his relationship with his father and past drug use. The actor cut him off, questioned his intentions, and walked out.

We are just thinking it would be nicer for these famous stars if they didn't have to face these same questions over and over again. What do you think? Let us know your thoughts!

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