But one Australian morning show host learned when joking with a World renowned religious leader it’s all in the delivery.
Australian “Today” show host Karl Stefanovic had a chance to meet the Dalai, and he took the opportunity to share a joke with him.
So, he says, the Dalai Lama walks into a pizza shop……
It was an epic fail – and it was all caught on tape.
The joke was meet with an empty stare and needed to be translated for the great religious leader.
Nothing but blank stares and confusion -
The video has turned into one of the biggest viral videos of the week – so we present it to you for your humorous pleasure.
Watch Dalai Lama Epic Fail Pizza Joke
Karl admitted it was one of the most awkward situations he has ever been in as a journalist and took to twitter to say,
Just interviewed the Dalai Lama. He is one chilled out dude. Told him a gag that he didn't get. So embarrassed.
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