73 Questions With Michael B. Jordan | Vogue

73 Questions With Michael B. Jordan | Vogue

– [Interviewer] Well,
this is a gorgeous way to start a video. Michael B. Jordan! – [Michael] Hey, what’s up, man? – [Interviewer] Popping into your workout for a 73-question interview. – Let’s do this. – [Interviewer] Let’s do this. Ok, so what are you up to these days? – Um, working. Working out. – [Interviewer] What’s
your daily workout regimen? – Cardio, uh, do some chest,
back, tri’s, the whole body. – [Interviewer] All right, can you show me the perfect punch? – Alright, let’s do this. Right here, turn it over,
bring it back, guard the face. – [Interviewer] All right, can you show me the perfect sit up? – Trying to make me work? – [Interviewer] Making you work. – Eesh. – [Interviewer] There you go. – Ahh. – [Interviewer] Including
this one right here, approximately how many
times has someone made a reference to the basketball
player, Michael Jordan? – Is that what you’re doing right now? – [Interviewer] I’m doing that right now. – Too many to count. – [Interviewer] So just to clarify, you’re not related to Michael Jordan? – No, I’m named after my
dad, Michael A. Jordan. – [Interviewer] Ah, so
what does the B stand for? – Bakari. It’s Swahili, means noble promise. – [Interviewer] Is there a
Michael C. Jordan in the future? – No, that’s not happening. – [Interviewer] Ok. So what
do you have planned for today? – Goin’ downtown, check
out some friends of mine. – [Interviewer] Ok. Saw
the sweet wheels outside. What’s, what’s the deal with that? – Acura NSX was my childhood favorite car. It’s crazy. – [Interviewer] What’s the fastest speed that you’ve ever driven? – 157 miles per hour. – [Interviewer] Whoa. – Hey Google, turn the lights off. – [Google] Sure, turning
the garage lights off. – [Interviewer] Who’s your best friend? – Oh, Sterling Brown, Chad Easterling, Vince, Bryce. There’s so many to name. There’s a lot of them. – [Interviewer] Who’s
your celebrity crush? – Don’t have one. – [Interviewer] Who’s your hero? – My dad. – [Interviewer] Who’s
your all-time favorite comic book character? – Uh, Black Bolt, Inhumans. – [Interviewer] How would
you describe yourself? – I think I’m pretty passionate. – [Interviewer] What’s the one thing you really want to achieve? – World domination. I really want to leave
my mark in this world. – [Interviewer] It’s Mrs. Jordan! – Hey, what’s up? – [Mom] Hey, how are you? – Doing good, how are you doing? – [Mom] Good, good, good. Good to see you. – [Interviewer] What do we have over here? – It’s my grandmother’s famous rum cakes. They’re amazing. You’re taking one home too. – [Interviewer] Ok, what’s
the most outrageous thing you’ve ever worn, Michael? – What’s the most outrageous
thing I’ve ever worn? – [Mom] Oh, I know right away. It’s that orange plaid suit
that you wore for some award. – Yeah, I was trying
to take a fashion risk. – [Interviewer] Could
you describe your mother in three words? – Uh, mom, loving,
embarrassing – sometimes – and ah, nurturing, very nurturing. These for Dad? – [Mom] Please, take that to him. – [Interviewer] Alright,
what’s your favorite TV show of all time? – Ooh, “Martin.” Can’t stop watching it. – [Interviewer] Would
you do nudity in a scene or use a body double? – My mom’s right there! Nudity of course! All nudity, no body double. – [Interviewer] Ok. Can you, uh, tell me something about your father before, uh, we meet him? – Don’t look him right in the eyes. – [Interviewer] Noted. – What’s up, pop? – [Dad] Hey, what’s up son? – Good, good, good. – [Interviewer] Mr. Jordan,
if you can ask your son a question, what would you ask? – [Dad] Describing me in three
words, what would they be? – Three words, what would it be? Strong, quiet, thinker. – [Interviewer] And Michael, I heard you have a secret handshake? – It’s universal, it’s not so secret. – [Interviewer] Alright. What’s the best trait you
got from your parents? – Oh, man, uh, I think compassion? Compassion. – [Interviewer] Alright,
what’s your favorite film? – “Rounders.” – [Interviewer] What’s your favorite film when you were growing up? – “Goonies,” uh, “Trading Places,” “Coming to America,” “Friday.” – [Interviewer] How old were you when you first started acting? – About 12. – [Interviewer] If not acting, what would you be doing with your life? – I think cooking, I love food. – [Interviewer] Alright, do
you have a hidden talent? – Ironing. I like to iron. I think that counts. – [Interviewer] Ok, so on
this giant map over here… – Yeah. – [Interviewer] Can you show for me the coolest place you’ve ever been? – Coolest place… Cape Town, South Africa. – [Interviewer] Ok. And what’s a location
that you’d love to go to? – Oh man, I’m obsessed. Tokyo, Japan. – [Interviewer] Nice. – Anime, it’s the best. – [Interviewer] So when
looking back at your life, when was the most
nervous you’ve ever been? – Presenting. I think presenting awards sometimes, the teleprompter, it gets weird. – [Interviewer] Who’s your dream costar? – Aw, man, Leonardo DiCaprio. – [Interviewer] Who’s
easier to impersonate, Sly Stallone as Rocky or Kyle
Chandler as Coach Taylor? – Sly, Rocky. – [Interviewer] How many
punches did you take while filming “Creed?” – Probably more than I
should, but a lot, a lot. – [Interviewer] What was it
like training for “Creed?” – Intense, hardest thing I ever had to do. Physically, anyway. – [Interviewer] And what
was your first impression of Mr. Stallone anyway? – The guy knows a little
bit about everything. I mean, he could tell you, like, who made the camera, where’s this
wood imported from, the desk. The things you don’t
think he knows, he knows. He’s just a little savant like that. – [Interviewer] Alright. So what do we, uh, have
in this room over here? – Oh, this is where all
the creativity happens. A lot of work, a lot of
writing, a lot of thinking. – [Interviewer] Ok. Favorite
video game of all time? – Call of Duty, hands down. – [Interviewer] How does it feel playing yourself in NBA 2K17? – Surreal. I love that game. I played it so much growing up as a kid. Now I’m in it. It’s insane. – [Interviewer] Who’s MVP this year? – Oh, the controversy,
that’s a loaded question. Kyrie Irving, the situation
is just set up for him in Boston that way I think. But he’s a killer, you already know. – [Interviewer] Ok, so
who’s your favorite actress? – Meryl Streep. – [Interviewer] And what’s your favorite performance of hers, ever? – “Death Becomes Her,” it’s a classic. – [Interviewer] What’s your
number one dating rule? – Always pick up the tab, at first anyway. And then, uh, she never
touches the doorknob. – [Interviewer] What
gets you really pumped? – Music. – [Interviewer] What ticks you off? – Being hung up on. – [Interviewer] What are
you most nostalgic for from the ’90s? – ’90s, ’90s, ’90s… Homemade mix tapes. – [Interviewer] Favorite line from anything you’ve worked on? – Favorite line… “Where’s Wallace?” – [Interviewer] If you could hire anyone to make a doc about your
life, who would it be? – Ryan Coogler. – [Interviewer] What would the title be? – The Gift That Keeps on Giving. – [Interviewer] Favorite beverage? – Apple juice. You want one? – [Interviewer] Yeah. Favorite food? – Oh man that’s tough. Uh, here you go. – [Interviewer] Thanks. – Mexican, Italian. – [Interviewer] Ok, who is someone you really want to meet
but haven’t had the chance? – Malcolm Gladwell. – [Interviewer] Who’s
the most stylish person, living or not living? – Prince. Pharrell. – [Interviewer] What’s
a song guaranteed to, uh, get you dancing? – Alicia Myers’ “I Want to Thank You.” – [Interviewer] Can you
show me that dance move? There it is. – Ey. – [Interviewer] There it is. – It’s a two-step. – [Interviewer] Alright,
who’s your favorite singer? – Marvin Gaye. – [Interviewer] Favorite novelist? – James Baldwin. – [Interviewer] Favorite artist? – Hebru Brantley, Basquiat. – [Interviewer] What’s the craziest rumor you’ve ever heard about yourself? – That I don’t date black women. – [Interviewer] If you
could have a superpower, what would it be? – Control time, because then
technically you could teleport. – [Interviewer] Who do you
want to play in a movie? – Action hero slash quantum physicist. – [Interviewer] Who would you
want to play you in a movie? – Me. – [Interviewer] Ok, and
let’s say a book was written about you, who would you
want to write your biography? – Me. – [Interviewer] I know you
got to get out of here, but what can fans expect
from “Black Panther?” – Oh, man, I think it’s
gonna be incredibly original, exciting, action-packed. I really think it’s a movie you haven’t seen from Marvel just yet. – [Interviewer] Can you give
a reaction to the following? – Shoot. – [Interviewer] Ok. The Wire? – Baltimore, crab cakes. – [Interviewer] Philadelphia? – Cheesesteaks. – [Interviewer] Fidget spinners? – Video games. – [Interviewer] Your sister? – Mom number two. – [Interviewer] Your brother? – Extremely loyal. – [Interviewer] New Jersey? – Newark. – [Interviewer] Your fellow
73-question alum Zac Efron? – Heartthrob, I guess. – [Interviewer] He’ll be
flattered to hear that. – Hey Google, what’s traffic
like to Hope and 8th Street? – [Google] There’s light
traffic on the way to Hope and 8th Street, so it
should take twenty minutes. What’s the most important thing that’s missing in the world right now? – I think the world is
missing a carbon tax. – [Interviewer] Michael,
it’s your parents. – [Mom] Michael. – [Interviewer] Look who’s back. – [Mom] You’re leaving? Here, don’t forget your lunch. – Thank you so much. Alright, man, see you later, bud. – [Dad] Take care. – The perks of parents. – [Interviewer] What’s a cause or topic that you want to share right now? – Police brutality in America. – [Interviewer] What
charitable organizations are close to your heart? – Lupus L.A. – [Interviewer] What’s
something you learned recently that blew your mind? – You can’t lick your
elbow, it’s impossible. – [Interviewer] That’s
not true. That’s not true. – Just go ahead and try it, man. – [Interviewer] No I’m
not gonna try right now, because the last question’s right here. Can I have the honor of saying that I have a secret handshake with you? – Yeah. Alright, cool. You’re coming up? – [Interviewer] Yep, yep, sure. Cool, thanks. – Work on that. – [Interviewer] That
concludes our interview. – Cool, alright, dude. – [Interviewer] Really
appreciate your time, Michael. – Thanks for coming through. – [Interviewer] Alright, take care. – Alright. – [Interviewer] Thanks.

100 thoughts on “73 Questions With Michael B. Jordan | Vogue

  1. The best interview out of all of them. So honest, so real, so homie , a genuine good man 🙂 . Some one you would make friends with easily. Plus anime

  2. Mate, CoD and Black ops all the way. Black ops 2 is the best but Black ops 4 is alright. CoD advanced warfare and ghosts are my favourites 😁

  3. Are you interested in the beautiful outfits of our actors? We can find them on: spotern.com/fr/search?query=Michael+B.+Jordan

  4. He said, the coolest place hes been to is Cape Town south africa. UMMMM anyone else feel a bit more proud about for being a south african.

  5. So glad some people like south Africa. I live there and everyone says it's dirty and horrible 😣 . Where's my South African fam at?

  6. Umm. Is no one going to talk about how there’s cheese on top of raw hamburger patties going on the grill? I love this man he is super hot

  7. When he said "love anime " Biggest smile on my face …
    I can say this to my non otaku friends in the face……yeahhhhhh

  8. "She never touches the doorknob"
    killer Queen has already touched the doorknob

  9. Michael B.Jordan is one of my favorite actors.I'm an award winning executive producer.This is my most recent film "Emotical" https://youtu.be/1Ifb3BUnz5A

  10. His favorite line in any performance:  "Where's Wallace?"  sob sob Of course that wasn't his line, it was D'Angelo's IIRC.  So Michael B. you don't answer the question.  LOLHe sure grew up cute.

  11. Yahh y'all got your wish!!!! Y'all broke me and James apart. #ThatWasTheGoal. Did all that to king James and he been treating me like a dog the whole time. Could have been nice to him. And told me what he was doing and saying about me. #Duh

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