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Brad Pitt Teaches You How to Pronounce David Oyelowo’s Name

Brad Pitt is here to clear up any awkward conversations you might have after you watch Selma, think about how amazing David Oyelowo is as Martin Luther King Jr., and then wonder: How do I pronounce his name? Pitt, one of the movie’s producers, has been there. At the Palm Springs International Film Festival, Pitt was on hand to introduce Oyelowo with its Breakthrough Performance Award. “I know that there is one lingering question in the back of your minds and that question is, how the hell do you pronounce his name?” Pitt said. “It’s all right, I’ve been there, and I’m here to help.” He then led the crowd in a sing-along pronunciation of Oyelowo’s name to the tune of the soccer chant “Olé, Olé, Olé.” Names: They’re important!

Brad Pitt Teaches You How to Say ‘David Oyelowo’