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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Comments • 3 731

  • Kay
    Kay  5 hours back

    I’ll fight anyone who who trashes Donald Glover or The Lion King live action. Jk, but not really.

    • Essenic
      Essenic  5 hours back


      • Young Goggles
        Young Goggles  8 hours back

        My boy Donald. ATLANTA

        • 10haybaybay1
          10haybaybay1  8 hours back

          omg he is such a funny guy and i love his general personality, it's so nonchalant but hilarious.

          • LOVER LINK
            LOVER LINK  9 hours back

            if i had a time machine id bring this film back in time and tell everyone we trained talking animals

            • Lina Horn
              Lina Horn  10 hours back

              hes the best celebrity

              • TheSoulfulGeneration
                TheSoulfulGeneration  10 hours back

                Is it just me or does his costume look more like a meerkat than a lion.

                • Meena J
                  Meena J  11 hours back

                  Love his humor 😂😂🙌🏿🙌🏿

                  • Kay Bennett
                    Kay Bennett  12 hours back

                    Kimmel is triggering in this interview. I need a break from people after watching this.. Yikes.

                    • Sayra Hicar
                      Sayra Hicar  12 hours back

                      I'm seeing Earn

                      • Playboii VastMusic
                        Playboii VastMusic  13 hours back

                        Abbey road ? ..... im going to go buy all the plugins now

                        • Tina Su
                          Tina Su  15 hours back

                          i see so much of troy from community in this interview lol

                          • El Hayah
                            El Hayah  16 hours back

                            I didn't realize Donald was so funny! He's so talented!!! 😩

                            • Ayuba Elisha
                              Ayuba Elisha  17 hours back

                              I'm surprised that Hollywood did a movie like this at this time and Simba is not a transgender

                              • Ayuba Elisha
                                Ayuba Elisha  17 hours back

                                That song with Beyonce is the worst remake ever. They really trashed that song

                                • Pheminon
                                  Pheminon  19 hours back

                                  You know
                                  I had low hopes for this movie and I was still disappointed...
                                  Literally the definition of soulless. If you were to turn off the audio, it would look like a bunch of animals just walking around. There's no life breathed into this, there's nothing original (animation wise, I understand it's a remake), no one took any liberties. It's safe, bland, and boring

                                  • bonganiele2
                                    bonganiele2  21 hours back

                                    Talkin bout “No, I requested not be [in the room with Beyoncé]” Boy why is you lyin, boy why you Mufasa.

                                    • Andrew Maliberan
                                      Andrew Maliberan  22 hours back

                                      Is it just me or does Donald Glover look a lot like Childish Gambino?

                                      P.s. just a joke 😂😂😂

                                      • conan smith
                                        conan smith  23 hours back

                                        donald doesn't want to here, jimmy is a bad interviewer

                                        • Bj Baldwin
                                          Bj Baldwin  1 days back

                                          They could have made the animals not so ragged looking

                                          • monique johnson
                                            monique johnson  1 days back

                                            So donald Glover and childish gambeno not the same person

                                            • A-T
                                              A-T  1 days back

                                              I honestly hate the format of Kimmel's interviews. He'll just interrupt you with the next question while you're still answering the current one SMH. Feels disrespectful

                                              • Cossette Williams
                                                Cossette Williams  1 days back

                                                This was a nice and easy interview. Wish it was a little longer I enjoyed it.

                                                • JAZ MO
                                                  JAZ MO  1 days back

                                                  So amazing how people giving all this credit to Beyoncé when adult Nala only had that one ass scene(from wat I remember) nobody else from the cast is getting much credit as she. ABC gave this woman an exclusive interview for being nala for probably 10 minutes 🤣💀🤣. Don’t see Beyoncé doin press 😒 I knooooo they didn’t change up the movie adding parts for y’all beloved 🤣💀🤣💀🤣

                                                  • T
                                                    T  1 days back

                                                    3:14 they start talking about Beyoncé

                                                    • COLLEGE DUDE
                                                      COLLEGE DUDE  1 days back

                                                      the lip sync feel forced tbh:( pls tell me im wrong and its just me that feels this way, i feel bad dissing DG

                                                      • Notchbrine25
                                                        Notchbrine25  1 days back

                                                        Disney, congrats on making a CGI lion. Not congrats for making a CGI lion fit for a kids movie where he needs to show emotions, sing and dance

                                                        • Lauren Williams
                                                          Lauren Williams  1 days back

                                                          Actually Chris Rock daughter’s knew their dad was the Zebra in the Madagascar movies.

                                                          • Mandela The Man
                                                            Mandela The Man  1 days back

                                                            Yaaaaaas!!!! Atlanta season 3, is my destiny 💕❤️💕❤️💕❤️💕❤️

                                                            • Mandela The Man
                                                              Mandela The Man  1 days back

                                                              I wish I could have a party with Donald Glover and a bunch of other people in onesies and we could all sing and dance and cuddle... and spoon.... ☺️

                                                              • Mandela The Man
                                                                Mandela The Man  1 days back

                                                                Donald Glover is Daddy!!!!! Some day I’m gonna meet him, and shake his hand, and maybe hug him.... and than.... more

                                                                • Charlie Luck
                                                                  Charlie Luck  1 days back

                                                                  Dude has unreal talent, people need to realize we’re lucky to have a talent grow up in front us like this

                                                                  • Rush Love
                                                                    Rush Love  1 days back

                                                                    Love The Lion King--but I'm not interested in seeing this rendition. Another season of Atlanta on the other hand....

                                                                    • J M
                                                                      J M  2 days back

                                                                      This girl weird a f

                                                                      • DREW UNIVERSAL
                                                                        DREW UNIVERSAL  2 days back

                                                                        Donald Glover. The most hardest working man on this planet right now🌎

                                                                        • Bob Random
                                                                          Bob Random  2 days back

                                                                          I like how none of this is scripted

                                                                          • Steve Harvey
                                                                            Steve Harvey  2 days back

                                                                            Muchdank wya

                                                                            • Julie Hopkinson
                                                                              Julie Hopkinson  2 days back

                                                                              Donald Glover: I feel very connected to Simba's journey. The Lion King is a very human and honest story of what all of us through. I think that the story is such a beautiful way of showing how performance is not the point. The point is to be here and to be responsible for each other and love each other. Traumatic things will happen, the point is not to allow that to consume your entire life. You can grow and learn from that experience.

                                                                              • Julie Hopkinson
                                                                                Julie Hopkinson  2 days back

                                                                                Jon Favreau: "Donald [Glover] is an amazing singer and a fantastic improviser, which is one of the things that drew me to him. He and I come from similar comedic roots. Donald [Glover] came up with a lot of the people that I came up with on the Chicago [improvisation] scene, overlapping with [Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre] and Tina Fey's world, so I knew that we were going to share a common approach in comedy and performance. And now his success across a slew of projects, having talents in all areas, it just felt right. I knew that Donald [Glover] would bring dynamism to the part in the way he would creatively engage, and that audiences would respond to him."

                                                                                • Julie Hopkinson
                                                                                  Julie Hopkinson  2 days back

                                                                                  Lending his voice to the future king is Donald Glover, whose resume includes Grammy winning music performed as Childish Gambino.

                                                                                  • Julie Hopkinson
                                                                                    Julie Hopkinson  2 days back

                                                                                    As a Grammy winning artist, Donald Glover is known under the stage name Childish Gambino.

                                                                                    • Julie Hopkinson
                                                                                      Julie Hopkinson  2 days back

                                                                                      Donald Glover is an award-winning actor, producer, director, comedian and writer, and a Grammy Award winning recording artist.

                                                                                      • Anthony Obiedo
                                                                                        Anthony Obiedo  2 days back

                                                                                        Call me crazy but I don't get the Beyonce hype.

                                                                                        • JD
                                                                                          JD  2 days back

                                                                                          What a depressed little fgg this guy is, I feel sorry for him. Maybe go back to making youtube skits.

                                                                                          • HopeForCRPS• DaynaPayne

                                                                                            “Can I be honest?” “Gushers” I’m ballin 😂 •

                                                                                            • Relaxing With ReRe
                                                                                              Relaxing With ReRe  2 days back

                                                                                              Donald was looking at that clip like, “I dont know bout this, man”

                                                                                              • Sieara DeLone
                                                                                                Sieara DeLone  2 days back

                                                                                                8:30 Donald Glover on parenting and his family. I love it. REALLY

                                                                                                • Nosihcta Draner
                                                                                                  Nosihcta Draner  2 days back

                                                                                                  My boy bino looking like johnny venus in the thumbnail lol