Donald Glover on Beyoncé, The Lion King & Childish Gambino

  • Published: 10 July 2019
  • Donald talks about The Lion King, the future of Childish Gambino, writing for “30 Rock,” how he spent all of his TV money, being a terrible RA in college, his son not knowing he plays Simba, and meeting Beyoncé.

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    Donald Glover on Beyoncé, The Lion King & Childish Gambino
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  • Jungkooks Child
    Jungkooks Child  3 days back

    Does he play Marshal Lee? From adventure time

    • Jeremiah Dunham
      Jeremiah Dunham  2 weeks back

      Donald is amazing in the lion king

      • Gamemonster90
        Gamemonster90  2 weeks back

        Guest: says their own name.
        Jimmy: Laughs uncontrollably fake.

        • hope less
          hope less  2 weeks back

          he looks like a big teddybear wowow

          • Dj Patterson
            Dj Patterson  2 weeks back

            I love Donald Glover to death

            • Lol Lol
              Lol Lol  3 weeks back

              I only hear Simba omg help me 😂😂😂

              • 0liver -
                0liver -  3 weeks back


                • Monty mont
                  Monty mont  3 weeks back

                  these guys are laughing so hard as well as jimmy and he’s just like “okay is that enough “ this is what famous people are coz they know how to react in a simple way

                  • kayla ramirez
                    kayla ramirez  4 weeks back


                    • Snoop Drake
                      Snoop Drake  1 months back

                      From the day, Wii arrived on the planet, and blinking stepped into the sun.

                      • Donomecci Porter
                        Donomecci Porter  1 months back

                        He should play marvin gaye

                        • Justin Rodriguez
                          Justin Rodriguez  1 months back

                          This feels like an episode out of Atlanta.

                          • James Payter
                            James Payter  1 months back

                            Trolls the crowd with "well, this IS Hollywood.."

                            • VampireLily
                              VampireLily  2 months back

                              He's so damned beautiful...

                              • Johnny Wemps
                                Johnny Wemps  2 months back

                                Heyy donald. Wanna do a community movie real quick and then you can get back to being talented at everything?

                                • Caronia
                                  Caronia  2 months back

                                  oh god he is the only person now i wanna watch live so PLEASE where ever he is ill go watch i live in hong kong but CG WORTH IT

                                  • Tarot guidance queen
                                    Tarot guidance queen  2 months back


                                    • Princess Solo
                                      Princess Solo  2 months back


                                      • Marie Davidson
                                        Marie Davidson  2 months back

                                        I love Donald Glover in anything but I miss the energy he had from community days. He seems a little burnt out more than chilled and I hope he's okay.

                                        • Shaquille Oatmeal
                                          Shaquille Oatmeal  2 months back

                                          This is the cutest thing I’ve ever saw.

                                          • Starma Karma
                                            Starma Karma  2 months back

                                            Why is he talking on Donald Glover's behalf? I bet he barely even knows him.

                                            • Ariela Siren
                                              Ariela Siren  2 months back

                                              Troy took a boat and became a lion.

                                              • Artemiza Miramontes
                                                Artemiza Miramontes  2 months back

                                                I have orgasms just by watching and listening to this man jeez...

                                                • Peter_Panda
                                                  Peter_Panda  2 months back

                                                  I hate those disney remakes. Such a shame. If you have a kid and want them to expirience the lion king, just show them the orginal animated film. Please

                                                  • Heena Shamsheer
                                                    Heena Shamsheer  2 months back

                                                    You're so handsome marry me 😭😭😭

                                                    • Retro917
                                                      Retro917  2 months back

                                                      Lucali in Carrol Gardens.. a taste of Brooklyn, gotta see for myself ..

                                                      • Enkh-Oyun Amarbayasgalan
                                                        Enkh-Oyun Amarbayasgalan  2 months back

                                                        Simba: THIS IS FOREST

                                                        Ronald glover : This is AMERICA

                                                        • Neb Man
                                                          Neb Man  3 months back

                                                          Seeing him now after recently watching community has completely changed my perspective on him

                                                          • Manuel Gomez
                                                            Manuel Gomez  3 months back

                                                            Donald Glover, you're better than Beyonce and idc who like it

                                                            • Dumisa Lengwati
                                                              Dumisa Lengwati  3 months back

                                                              6:41 I watched 2019 The Lion King in an arthouse cinema where you can drink alcohol in the theatre, and it was at this point in the film when I fiiinally heard Donald's voice that I actually squealed and exclaimed 'I LOVE DONALD GLOVER!!' - He was phenomenal and just a brilliant and inspired choice for this role <3

                                                              And my honest opinion: Having grown up with the original as a perennial classic, this obvious economic exploit actually did justice to both the source material and the contemporary capabilities of animation, to create a thoroughly enjoyable nostalgic reimagining that feels authentic to our world now. ! I feel blessed that I've experienced the zeitgeist of both versions and appreciate both for what they are and how they are individually iconic cinematic masterpieces =)

                                                              • GriffyMurphyJr
                                                                GriffyMurphyJr  3 months back

                                                                i feel like he has split personality. like donald glover and childish gambino are two different people. donald is funny, extroverted, animated. gambino is stone cold. emotionless. forces smiles. its hella crazy

                                                                • stephanie kings
                                                                  stephanie kings  3 months back

                                                                  Damn. Imagine going to an interview for yo self and being asked Beyonce beYonce BEYonce BEYONCE

                                                                  • Justin Gaines
                                                                    Justin Gaines  3 months back

                                                                    He and Beyoncé did a great job as simba and nala in the movie I love it

                                                                    • Nick the Greek
                                                                      Nick the Greek  3 months back

                                                                      I really didn't liked him as Simba.

                                                                      • Adham Kassem
                                                                        Adham Kassem  3 months back

                                                                        "Can I be honest? Like Gushers" is by far one of my favorite lines ever

                                                                        • Samantha MacDonald
                                                                          Samantha MacDonald  3 months back

                                                                          Funny guy

                                                                          • Fairy Peppa
                                                                            Fairy Peppa  3 months back

                                                                            Am I the only one thinking it’s scary that animals are singing and dancing gah

                                                                            • Jen
                                                                              Jen  3 months back

                                                                              The movie was good, if y’all want the cartoon go watch the cartoon I don’t understand 🙄🙄

                                                                            • Kiera Atkinson
                                                                              Kiera Atkinson  3 months back

                                                                              i love how donald makes a joke and then goes "😐" right after😂like he doesn't even laugh😭

                                                                              • Пожиратель Жирафов

                                                                                Niggas sing?

                                                                                • Jennifer Hall
                                                                                  Jennifer Hall  3 months back

                                                                                  Love him he is so talented.

                                                                                  • não é oque você pensa
                                                                                    não é oque você pensa  3 months back

                                                                                    here in Brazil this scene was criticized because the voice actors here dubbed so badly

                                                                                    • NoLimitJayB
                                                                                      NoLimitJayB  3 months back

                                                                                      🤨🤨what the hell?

                                                                                      • Dalia G.
                                                                                        Dalia G.  3 months back

                                                                                        this was posted the day after my birthday uwu

                                                                                        • Daniel Patrick
                                                                                          Daniel Patrick  3 months back

                                                                                          Y’all bandwagons need to stop cuz last I checked y’all ain’t a millions making cgi movie this same with sonic if they did lion king like sonic y’all would still talk trash

                                                                                          • D'Nae Lewis
                                                                                            D'Nae Lewis  3 months back

                                                                                            I don't blame him, Gushers are oh la la

                                                                                            • MORGAN THE MIGHTY
                                                                                              MORGAN THE MIGHTY  3 months back

                                                                                              Skip to 6:41

                                                                                              YOU'RE WELCOME 😊

                                                                                              • Nawaf AlDulaijan
                                                                                                Nawaf AlDulaijan  3 months back

                                                                                                I feel like Donald is confused