In our Q&A sequence Last Call, we get right down to the underside of each very last thing with a few of our favourite celebs — from the final time they have been starstruck to the final music they listened to. This week, Khaby Lame takes our name.
At 22, Khaby Lame is a worldwide sensation. With an viewers of greater than 152 million followers, Lame is the most-followed TikTok star on this planet, however he hasn’t let his fast climb to success cease him from striving for extra. Famous for his silent videos mocking overcomplicated life hacks, Lame broke his silence and spoke with POPSUGAR, answering a few of our most urgent questions on who he’s off digicam and the way TikTok fame has inundated his life with sudden — and unparalleled — alternatives.
“I want to be a well-rounded actor.”
Most not too long ago, Lame starred alongside Jason Sudeikis, EA Sports Twitch streamer Edwin Castro, and different acquainted faces in McDonald’s FIFA World Cup “Wanna Go to McDonald’s?” marketing campaign. Not solely did Lame get to share his love of Big Macs with the world, however the advert, which gave him a talking function, was additionally one in every of his first ventures into the appearing world.
“I want to be a well-rounded actor,” says Lame, who started his TikTok profession after he was laid off from his job as a manufacturing facility employee in Italy in the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. “I’d prefer to play a job the place I could make folks chuckle.” While Lame loves comedies, he says he would additionally prefer to tackle extra critical roles, much like what a few of his favourite actors have achieved: Michael B. Jordan, Will Smith, and Omar Sy.
Since rising to TikTok fame, Lame has been honored as a particular visitor on the 2021 Venice Film Festival, built-in himself into the style world by partnering with Hugo Boss, met quite a few celebrities, and even spent a complete day with Snoop Dogg. Keep studying to listen to extra about Lame’s expertise with the “Drop It Like It’s Hot” rapper, his present favourite songs and flicks, and extra.
What was the final film you watched?
“Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.” I cherished being part of the London premiere, as a result of Black Panther is one in every of my favourite film franchises.
What was the final e-book you learn?
My e-book, “Super Easy”!
What was the final music you listened to?
“Circo Loco” by Drake.
What is the final picture or video in your telephone?
Footage from the fireman video I filmed for “Black Panther.”
When was the final time you have been starstruck?
When I met Snoop Dogg. I’ve at all times listened to his music. We spent a pleasant day collectively taking part in basketball, taking pictures a video collectively, consuming collectively — an entire day. The recommendation that Snoop gave was to at all times be myself, hold working actually onerous, and hold making an attempt new issues.
What is the very last thing you probably did for self-care?
I showered this morning.
What was the final journey you took?
London to Milan for the “Black Panther” premiere.
What was the final reward you obtained?
Some T-shirts for Halloween — typical Halloween T-shirts with pumpkins and witches.
Last piece of recommendation you obtained that modified your life?
Always be good to different folks.
See Lame’s new McDonald’s business forward.