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Zach Galifianakis landed the interview of his life for his online mock talk show, "Between Two Ferns" -- President Barack Obama.
The U.S. leader appeared on the program to promote the new health insurance law, the Affordable Care Act, also dubbed "Obamacare." The six-and-a-half-minute video was posted on the website of Funny or Die. "Between Two Ferns" showcases the "Hangover" actor and comedian's notorious dry sense of humor and sees him baiting guests with seemingly candid questions and quips.
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Zach Galifianakis calls out Justin Bieber's recent behavior in an interview for Galifianakis' FunnyorDie.com web show "Between Two Ferns." (Warning: Video contains explicit language)
The show frequently features awkward moments and Galifianakis asking outrageous questions. Bieber's episode starts off with Galifianakis saying, "It's really exciting to talk to you, especially right in the middle of your public meltdown."
Zach Galifianakis recently appeared on "Saturday Night Live," bringing the laughs in a (tight) dragon suit and red M&M getup.
The 43-year-old actor, known for his comedy roles with films such as "The Hangover" and "Due Date," hosted the sketch comedy show for the third time on May 4 -- and he definitely brought the funny.
John Lithgow told OnTheRedCarpet.com his latest film, the comedy "The Campaign," makes him proud to be an American.
"Politics has gotten so ugly it's been turning everybody's stomach," Lithgow said at the Los Angeles premiere. "This just...you gotta love America. The fact that this country can generate a movie like this, in the middle of the political season, I think it makes me feel more American than anything."
"The Campaign" star Zach Galifianakis is reportedly gearing up to wed Quinn Lundberg this weekend in Vancouver, British Columbia.
The 42-year-old actor, known for films such as "The Hangover" and "Due Date," has not confirmed that his wedding will take place this weekend. However, in June, a wedding invite was leaked to the press listing August 11 as the big day.
Will Ferrell may be set to star as Cam Brady in the upcoming comedy "The Campaign," but the actor confessed to OnTheRedCarpet.com that he already had some experience in the political field from his youth.
"I ran in my senior year in high school for senior class council, gave an arousing speech, easily won my council seat, and then I don't think I showed up for any of the council meetings," Ferrell told OnTheRedCarpet.com at the Los Angeles premiere. "I did it for the resume - the college resume. I was very much like Cam Brady who gives great stunt speeches and then when it comes times to governing, is a no show."
Zach Galifianakis, who is set to star in the upcoming political comedy "The Campaign," talked to OnTheRedCarpet.com about his real-life childhood experience running for student council.
"I ran for student council president in 6th grade," Galifianakis joked with OnTheRedCarpet.com's George Pennacchio. "But my opponent passed out candy - guess who won."
Sandra Bullock, Gwyneth Paltrow, Morgan Freeman and Owen Wilson are the latest celebrities named as presenters for the 2012 Academy Awards. The ceremony is set to feature more than 30 of them and will air on Sunday, February 26 on ABC.Check out a list of the presenters listed alphabetically by first name below.
Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis are the latest celebrities to be named as presenters for the 2012 Academy Awards.
This will mark the first time Galifianakis, known for the R-rated comedy "Hangover" film franchise, will appear on stage at the Oscars and the fourth such presenting stint for Ferrell.