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On his last appearance on Sunrise, veteran entertainment reporter Nelson Aspen has named and shamed the most difficult celebrities to interview.

After almost 20 years on the morning show, Nelson is moving on, but decided to drop some celebrity bombshells before he officially bid farewell.

When asked to reveal the “duds” of his many celebrity interviews, Aspen offered up a surprising Hollywood star: Vin Diesel.

“He is a marvellous interviewer, we just have a great rapport once we talk together, but he has a problem with inconsiderate lateness,” he said of the Fast & Furious actor.

“The first time was seven hours late, I sat around. Then I think it was four hours, and then two hours. We work in live TV guys, you can’t be late. You can be three hours early, you can’t be three seconds late. That’s just my pet peeve.”

Aspen also named and shamed Kevin Spacey as a less than desirable celebrity interviewee.

Nelson, who is based in New York, interviewed Spacey when he played Lex Luthor in the 2006 film Superman Returns.

Aspen said he shaved his head before the interview to look like Lex Luthor, because he was “such a Superman freak” and Spacey made him feel stupid for doing it.

“He made me feel embarrassed. That was not one of my happier moments,” Aspen said.

Nelson also reflected on his favourite celebrities to interview over his time on Sunrise, as he discusses tea parties and singalongs with Julie Andrews and spoke highly of Australia’s own Hugh Jackman.

On July 1st, Aspen announced that he would be leaving Sunrise to focus on his new interiors book, Your Home Is Your Castle.

Image credits: Sunrise

This article first appeared on OverSixty.