Originally posted on Awful Announcing  |  Last updated 9/15/13
Mr. T, Barbra Streisand, Christian Slater, Jimmy Kimmel, Sarah Silverman, a Guy Fieri impostor and most recently, Eminem. What do they all have in common? Very awkward in-game interviews that left viewers scratching their heads. Going back to the very early days of Monday Night Football, the in-game celebrity interview has been a major part of sports television. However, unless the celebrity turns his or personality on, they rarely come off well. Well, in the case of Silverman, maybe the personality had to be turned off. No matter, these interviews usually bring the game broadcast to a screeching halt because the announcing team is distracted from the action and has to pay attention to stroking the celebrity's ego. It's taken a few days, but we have compiled a list of some of the most awkward celebrity interviews in the history of sports television. We've tried to cull video wherever it's possible. In other cases, your humble writer will try to recreate the moment. Feel free to ad...

This article first appeared on Awful Announcing and was syndicated with permission.

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