Rachel Weisz Defends The 'U' In 'Favourite'

  • Published on Nov 14, 2018
  • Rachel Weisz stars in 'The Favourite' and is willing to defend its English 'u' in the title.
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  • King Redemption
    King Redemption 3 days ago +1

    Whats up with Colbert on this video why was there awkward tension??!

  • TU_-MU3RT3 _-503
    TU_-MU3RT3 _-503 3 days ago

    Rachel weisz constantine

  • Victoria Bannikova
    Victoria Bannikova 12 days ago

    Her laugh ❤️

  • thegodemperorhiram
    thegodemperorhiram 17 days ago

    so, just found out, Rachel Weisz, one of my all life crushes, is married to my favorite Bond...

  • moonchart
    moonchart 20 days ago

    Eek they have no chemistry

  • Dan
    Dan 21 day ago

    "Just human" - I'm sorry but that's not gonna get you past the border or aiport security in ANY country. "Ah ma'am, can I see your passport" "I don't have one, I'm human...." "ok ma'am, follow us through to this room"

  • Carson Dan
    Carson Dan 29 days ago

    Oh! THEN, he asks if she's has steely blue eyes and BIG SHOULDERS like Daddy Bond. CRASH and BURN.

  • Carson Dan
    Carson Dan 29 days ago

    He is so blowing this interview. Sounds like he's accusing her of being a whore, and it's obvious that's the way she's taking it. THEN. He asks if Rachel's little girl will be raised as British, or American...to which she replies, "human". OUCH.

  • Barbie Liu
    Barbie Liu Month ago +1

    Rachel played brilliantly in the mummy films. Loved her and Brendan onscreen chemistry!

    • spesfloret
      spesfloret 9 days ago

      I agree completely with that.

  • Sao Cungduoc
    Sao Cungduoc Month ago

    Stephen Colbert is so fucking smart!

  • Sao Cungduoc
    Sao Cungduoc Month ago

    As an American, I think we should also get rid of the "p" in psychology, pneumonia, and the like. Also, "whom" and "shall" should be obsolete, which I think they would be in the near future.

  • ok
    ok Month ago

    Colbert has such punchable face.

  • me123
    me123 Month ago

    Oh God I can't stand the way Americans say "Craig", HOW did it get that way??

  • Hanta Sero
    Hanta Sero Month ago +1

    Ah yes, my favourite British pastime, staring intensely at Rachel Weisz.

  • N- Ing
    N- Ing Month ago

    She still looks incredible in her 40s

  • Youtube Channel
    Youtube Channel Month ago

    She looks way more attractive and younger in the movie than she does here

  • Mirela Vasile
    Mirela Vasile Month ago +1

    He's really trying to get something from her but it's not his day 🤣

  • Melissa Aguilar
    Melissa Aguilar Month ago

    What stupid questions from him

  • Salisa Dalfa
    Salisa Dalfa Month ago

    Wow I'd like to see the baby, she must be very beautiful...

  • Imran Ali
    Imran Ali 2 months ago

    She is best

  • Oscar Ramirez
    Oscar Ramirez 2 months ago

    Es todo lo que un hombre suena de una mujer todas son hermosas pera ella se maneja con mucha clase y respeto se da su lugar muy bien y eso me enamora a sido una de las mujeres que siempre me a gustado

  • mr000hunter000
    mr000hunter000 2 months ago


  • josue ortega esparza
    josue ortega esparza 2 months ago

    I love how que speak about the 1950 classic 'All About Eve' wich have a lot of common in 'The Favourite'
    Love love love Rachel Weisz

  • Guadalupe García
    Guadalupe García 2 months ago

    I’m 16 years old and I can’t believe that I like a woman who’s about to turn 50 in a few months. This never happened to me, she’s THE milf

  • The Shawshank Inception

    This woman is in 3 of my favorite films. I mean Favourite.

  • 20001010261323
    20001010261323 2 months ago +1

    I guess 🇺🇸 spell the number 4 as FOR, while the rest of the World spell it as FOUR.

  • 4 P
    4 P 2 months ago

    She looks like such a sweetheart

  • Entidade Wolf
    Entidade Wolf 2 months ago

    She needs to not fire but murder her hairdresser
    What's going on at the back of her head?

  • Denilson Moreira
    Denilson Moreira 2 months ago

    04:36 Really Stephen?! He's only one of the best cinematographers of the last couple of years and sure to become legendary in a few.

  • Randy Morash
    Randy Morash 2 months ago +1

    I as a Canadian was taught British spelling in grade school in the 1960's, as in cplour, valour, favourite, honour. Now all my digital devices, laptop, smart phone and tablets want to auto correct me when I spell this way. Younger Canadians now spell the American way, as they were raised on these devices. Stephen mentions the American "zee" in "civilization", well that is "zed" not" zee," "Just saying" I also over wright the auto correct and spell the way I was originally taught.

  • super sa
    super sa 2 months ago

    Lol white america didnt even exist when these words were made and now they're saying them were spelt wrong

  • Gabriela Zayas
    Gabriela Zayas 2 months ago

    What an akward interviewer. I'm used to Graham.

  • deeksha
    deeksha 2 months ago

    Yes Americans you get the free U in possibly all previously British colonised countries. I was probably in 8th grade when I realised Americans spell differently. It was quite a realisation after an online spelling war with an American

    • Dane Potmo
      Dane Potmo 2 months ago

      *colonized, * realized, *realization

  • JLynnEchelon
    JLynnEchelon 2 months ago

    I would just like to mention that I would watch the HELL of a "all-female Spartacus"

  • lia haszard
    lia haszard 2 months ago

    um the u is the correct way to spell it

  • Eddie Lo
    Eddie Lo 2 months ago

    Weisz in The Mummy has always been my total crush since i was a kid. Annnnnnd I hate her husband now

  • Jemima1377
    Jemima1377 2 months ago

    Rachel is charming as always, Stephen, although I usually like him, didn't do too well in this interview IMO.

  • cool beans
    cool beans 2 months ago

    American English is stpid

  • FP
    FP 2 months ago +2

    Coming from the person who said "Daniel Cregg".... Where's the "E" in CRAIG, Stephen?...

  • Ayşen Gruda'nın Çöpçüler Kralındaki abileri

    Why are you taking the matter to British vs American all the time you moron ? He has anything intelligent to talk about with guests apparently.

  • kan der
    kan der 2 months ago

    Rachel Weisz is just fascinating....I could listen to her forever

  • jaseypacey
    jaseypacey 2 months ago

    It's an extremely simple explanation, America had to dumb down the english language and actually spell as they hear...hence theater, center, color, favorite - you put a letter in a word that is silent and they are fucked - if they don't pronounce it, they don't spell it

  • yesothaa balakrishnan
    yesothaa balakrishnan 2 months ago

    Humane !!!!! ☝️❤️

  • Misssparkles
    Misssparkles 2 months ago

    oh and Steven you twit, their baby was born in the UK and they live in the UK, you dumb eejit, they only are in the US when they film, just trying to make a UK person pretend they would want to live your country

  • Misssparkles
    Misssparkles 2 months ago

    Favourite is the right spelling in the English language, favorite is just a mistake

  • jdabel1
    jdabel1 2 months ago

    The Americans were quick to "simplify" the English language by changing the spelling of some words. Yet they can't grasp the idea that its only themselves, Liberia, and Myanmar that still use imperial measurements.

  • Del Aucun
    Del Aucun 2 months ago

    oh god she's so diplomatic; just say it as it is: "U" is the original version, you sucker.

  • lionswimmer
    lionswimmer 2 months ago

    Yeah, they/we dropped the U when coming over. It's been nothing but I, I, I, me, me, me, ever since.

  • SenoritaTorres1
    SenoritaTorres1 2 months ago +2

    It’s hard to believe she’s older than Olivia Colman though

  • SenoritaTorres1
    SenoritaTorres1 2 months ago +1

    Favourite is the way the British spell it. It is about a British monarch. Close thread.

  • Viz Klm
    Viz Klm 2 months ago

    What an awkward interview.

  • Nx Doyle
    Nx Doyle 2 months ago

    Two things. 1) I love the English language, whether British, American, Australian. But I do think it's funny that the 'u' in British English is born of French influence and that Americans say zee instead of zed so the alphabet song rhymes. And 2) Olivia Colman deserved the hell out of that Oscar.

  • Bardo boy515
    Bardo boy515 2 months ago

    The us obviously didn't like the U-nited kingdom at the time that's why they hate the u's

  • akvavit
    akvavit 2 months ago

    Love her laugh!

  • Austin Full
    Austin Full 2 months ago

    Stephen what are you talking about, the film is British so you don't have a say in that.

  • Shane Hampsheir TV
    Shane Hampsheir TV 2 months ago

    I heard it was because Webster just decided to change some spellings? We have the Oxford dictionary and the US, obviously, has the Webster dictionary. I think it was Webster who changed the language?

  • murphln
    murphln 2 months ago

    Most of these comments are Rumours......:)

  • Felipe M
    Felipe M 2 months ago

    That movie a league of their own must be at most from 2016 because before that there weren’t any women playing strong female leads, that what Lucas film, Sony and marvel keep telling me.

  • Aarón NM
    Aarón NM 2 months ago

    “Just... Human” that.. just that made her more remarkable and awesome!

  • Dylan Jacobs
    Dylan Jacobs 2 months ago +1

    Out of Britain, Canada, Australia and New Zealand only Americans spell favourite and colour without the "u" so now who's wrong?

    • Dylan Jacobs
      Dylan Jacobs 2 months ago

      +Dane Potmo That's a valid point. When the US WAS a British colony, English spelling wasn't standardised and it makes sense why American spelling differs from British spelling. In Canada, they actually use a mix of both spellings as a result of being part of the Commonwealth and bordering the US.

    • Dane Potmo
      Dane Potmo 2 months ago

      All of those other nations were British colonies well into the 1900s, all have Queen Elizabeth as their current Head of State, all of them remain in the Commonwealth, all are parliamentary democracies, none of them won their Independence in any meaningful way, which renders their independence (note the lower case i) functionally meaningless. The US severed ties conclusively, completely, entirely in 1776, the US is a Federal Republic, is not in the Commonwealth, won its Independence through war. The US has nothing in common with Canada, UK, New Zealand or Australia except for the fact that it speaks a dialect of English. The USA shouldn't be lumped with the other nations because it was never under British dominion or control.

  • Michael Moretti
    Michael Moretti 2 months ago

    Uppity illiterate colonials instructing the English on how to write ... English. -.-

  • Nurul Aniza Zainudin
    Nurul Aniza Zainudin 2 months ago

    We love the U in Malaysia too...

    • Dane Potmo
      Dane Potmo 2 months ago

      Because you were colonially ruled by the British into the 1950s. The US violently rebelled and separated from Britain in the 1770s.

  • Luísa Simões
    Luísa Simões 2 months ago

    humans!!such a great answer!!!

  • 탁희연
    탁희연 2 months ago


  • ChubbyChecker182
    ChubbyChecker182 2 months ago


  • Ayushi Ghosh
    Ayushi Ghosh 2 months ago +4

    Same for Indians. We follow British English

  • Mariam H.
    Mariam H. 2 months ago

    I want her dress. So pretty!

  • illumiNATI
    illumiNATI 2 months ago

    it's cause in newspapers you had to pay per letter so they started to spare some and i thinkkkkkk the s/z esque things are because of stylizing in newspapers as well?

  • Jim Cadogan
    Jim Cadogan 2 months ago

    It’s CRAIG.. not CREG. #murica 🙄

  • skylark belle
    skylark belle 2 months ago

    I've always spelt Civilization with a Z I never knew I was meant to be spelling it with an s !...

  • Tankfiveboss Jamnittygritty
    Tankfiveboss Jamnittygritty 2 months ago +38

    Is it just me that finds this interview more than a little awkward?

    • offal
      offal 2 months ago

      you`d think with colbert being a huge tolkien fan he would see it differently, as tolkien worked for many years on the Oxford publication of the dictionary.

    • Watashi Washo
      Watashi Washo 2 months ago +3

      You're not alone.

  • Andy Wright
    Andy Wright 2 months ago

    Americans get very upset when they are brought face to face with the fact that 95% of humanity is not American, and occasionally we do stuff a little differently. It's an observation not a criticism, though it can sometimes make you appear to be petty and small minded

    • Dane Potmo
      Dane Potmo 2 months ago

      1) He was doing jokey banter. (2) In regards to the rest of humanity? The only reason they do the superfluous "u" is because, in most cases, they were colonially ruled by the British for much longer than the US was. Of course they learned British English norms when they dealt with direct British imperialism well into the 20th century. The US was thinking "who gives a fuck what Brits think?" in 1776. The US broke free so early that it had virtually no British oversight or norms placed on it. Stop mistaking slavery (British colonial rule over subjects) and Stockholm syndrome with popular will and self actualization. The US is what happens when a foreign power is violently repulsed and ceases to call the shots.

  • Abongile Mona
    Abongile Mona 2 months ago

    Most people around the world use the "U". America is sort of rebellious and I love it.

    Might I say?, This women is beautiful, inside and out. That human comment 😊 Beautiful

  • Chelsea Poet
    Chelsea Poet 2 months ago

    48 years old and still SMOKIN'

  • spencer hastings
    spencer hastings 2 months ago


  • Dianne Inkpen
    Dianne Inkpen 2 months ago

    In Canada I always use the u!

  • Cabbage
    Cabbage 2 months ago

    Just human . Perfect

  • Paul H. Kircher III
    Paul H. Kircher III 2 months ago

    Are you mad at Nefertiti.

  • SuperLeica1
    SuperLeica1 2 months ago

    The ´nited states?

  • -Namaste-
    -Namaste- 2 months ago +1

    "no you douuuuun't!" 2:11 I LOVE English accent!!

  • Aditya Tiwari
    Aditya Tiwari 2 months ago +3

    That was one uncomfortable conversation! Like verrryyy

  • Ed Leonardi
    Ed Leonardi 2 months ago

    Why do English people seem so awkward in public?

  • _ Enan •
    _ Enan • 2 months ago

    how can he not even know the name of the director? what an insult to the genius creator of this masterpiece The Favourite is. it annoys me because as an interviewer you should do your research before so you don’t seem ignorant.

  • Marios Nizamis
    Marios Nizamis 2 months ago

    Next time she's invited,please give more time!She's one of the most interesting actor personalities!

  • WSG Man
    WSG Man 2 months ago

    Noah Webster is dumb why is tongue not spelled tung

  • Bríd Gallagher
    Bríd Gallagher 2 months ago

    I love how she says settled instead of colonised, lmao! #tiocfaigharla Brits puts the S in colinisation! Find it hard to believe she didn't know about the zs for ses, everyone knows that especially since she lives in America!!!!

  • Camera Obscura
    Camera Obscura 2 months ago

    go back to your rooms

  • Marlboroliteman
    Marlboroliteman 2 months ago

    She was robbed.

  • ssilva872
    ssilva872 2 months ago

    She was robbed of her would be second Oscar.

  • Kamile Elaine Ballesteros
    Kamile Elaine Ballesteros 2 months ago +8

    host: a little girl right? With ugh your husband?
    Rachel: ???? yeah, he'd be the father :p

    Love you Rachel

  • Vaibhav saini
    Vaibhav saini 2 months ago

    That smile....

  • Jacqueline Paul
    Jacqueline Paul 2 months ago

    Oh she's well classy.

  • dave h
    dave h 2 months ago

    its not just the u ru-clip.com/video/ChZsxcCSCOw/video.html

  • Mel Kerridge
    Mel Kerridge 2 months ago

    ...with a ZED.

  • Martha Holt
    Martha Holt 2 months ago

    Somehow I think the English spelling of 'favourite' is the correct one, since they are fucking really ENGLISH! We Americans are illiterates anyways ... look at our President ...

  • Roberto Sena
    Roberto Sena 2 months ago +2

    I hope she wins the Oscar, her performance was amazing 😉

  • Dan Maler
    Dan Maler 3 months ago

    She looks like Brooke Shields!

  • Taylor Swift cool page
    Taylor Swift cool page 3 months ago

    Americans are just a group of Europeans, especially UK who invaded the native land of Red Indians and just to be different,changed spellings lol.

  • Justin Walpole
    Justin Walpole 3 months ago

    who's daniel cregg?

  • Bill Coull
    Bill Coull 3 months ago

    Is it just me or does Colbert come across as a bit snippy here?