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Daniel Radcliffe on How Not to Chat Him Up at a Bar
January 26, 2012
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Daniel chats about what it's like being confronted by boozy Potter fans, and explains why he can't pretend to laugh at the same old jokes.

In this clip, Daniel talks about...

Dealing with drunk people's sense of humour
George: "It's 2:30 in the morning, you're in a public place and there's alcohol flowing... you're probably hanging out with your friends... and some drunk guy says "POTTER!". You don't get angry then?

Daniel: "No, you don't get angry. The only time it gets relatively irritating is when people are drunk and obnoxious and they think they're REALLY funny. It's not the fact that they think they're funny - 'cause that's fine, they ARE funny to their friends - but they can't expect me to still laugh! They look at me like I'm a - well, something rude - for not laughing at their joke. But "Dude, I've been hearing those jokes for ten years, I can't fake laughing for you... I wouldn't fake laugh for my friends, so I'm certainly not going to do that for you, 'Drunk Stranger'."

Daniel's in town to promote his latest film 'The Woman in Black', which opens in theatres on February 3rd.

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