Fox News Host Bret Baier 'Grills' the Dalai Lama: 'Have You Ever Seen the Movie ‘Caddyshack’?'

Fox News host Bret Baier had the rare opportunity to squander an interview with the Dalai Lama on Wednesday after the latter’s meeting with President Obama.


Baier asked the Dalai Lama if he’d ever seen “Caddyshack,” to which his holiness replied, “What?” and then “I don’t know.”

He then described in detail the following scene from the film:

[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_large","fid":"613170","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","typeof":"foaf:Image"}}]]

Baier then asked asked if he ever plays golf.

“No,” said the Dalai Lama. “I play badminton.”

Watch the full interview below:

[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_large","fid":"613172","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","typeof":"foaf:Image"}}]]

#story_page_post_article

Understand the importance of honest news ?

So do we.

The past year has been the most arduous of our lives. The Covid-19 pandemic continues to be catastrophic not only to our health - mental and physical - but also to the stability of millions of people. For all of us independent news organizations, it’s no exception.

We’ve covered everything thrown at us this past year and will continue to do so with your support. We’ve always understood the importance of calling out corruption, regardless of political affiliation.

We need your support in this difficult time. Every reader contribution, no matter the amount, makes a difference in allowing our newsroom to bring you the stories that matter, at a time when being informed is more important than ever. Invest with us.

Make a one-time contribution to Alternet All Access, or click here to become a subscriber. Thank you.

Click to donate by check.

DonateDonate by credit card
Donate by Paypal
{{ post.roar_specific_data.api_data.analytics }}

Don't Sit on the Sidelines of History. Join Alternet All Access and Go Ad-Free. Support Honest Journalism.