Ruth Negga: Shy People Can Act, Too

  • Published on Jun 20, 2018
  • 'Preacher' star Ruth Negga explains why introverted people, while shy, still crave the limelight.
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Comments • 548

  • 최동호
    최동호 5 hours ago

    Where is preacher lovers?

  • Theo Gillan
    Theo Gillan Day ago

    Holy shit her voice and accent wtf i've only seen her in preacher

  • ultramarineblue
    ultramarineblue Day ago

    Preacher seems interesting

  • 1hayes1
    1hayes1 Day ago

    best dressed celebrity, hands down

  • Chloe Lane
    Chloe Lane 2 days ago

    She’s so sweet, great actress too!

  • PutinWithAnimals
    PutinWithAnimals 3 days ago

    Plot twist: God is made up by men to survive mentally in this chaotic crazy world

  • Fuzzbear1
    Fuzzbear1 5 days ago

    I would never guess that a shy person can act, wow such news to behold

  • What In Tarnation
    What In Tarnation 6 days ago

    negga please

  • Matt M
    Matt M 6 days ago

    Man, preacher went cuckoo on season three. I am all for writing for tv being different, but the comics are definitely way better. I dug the first season. Maybe i'll get back into it tho :3

  • Chris Bullock
    Chris Bullock 6 days ago

    Man I'm in love with this sista.....and have been ever since I first saw her in Preacher.

  • Lone Wolf
    Lone Wolf 7 days ago

    damn shes ugly

  • rashell r
    rashell r 8 days ago

    That is so weird michael Jackson rip Janet Jackson Beyonce all seem shy too and have said so and are like 🔥🔥🔥🔥🎆🎆🎆🎆 on stage!

  • rashell r
    rashell r 8 days ago

    Her eyes 😍

  • Simone Jester
    Simone Jester 9 days ago

    God is a furry?

  • The Engineer
    The Engineer 9 days ago

    She is Angelic and quite enchanting to behold. I love her mind. Hearing her speak as the Actress is quite alluring.

  • under_score
    under_score 9 days ago +1

    I didn't know she was part Irish.

  • Darien Battice
    Darien Battice 10 days ago

    Mannnn that accent is sexyyyyyyyyyy

  • ILLAngel101
    ILLAngel101 10 days ago

    Love her on Preacher, and S.H.I.E.L.D. , and well i just love her.

  • PoeticSonic
    PoeticSonic 11 days ago

    I normally call my friends with there family name....i guess that can happen for her....

    • sssssss6361
      sssssss6361 8 days ago

      if you know how to pronounce an Ethiopian name why not. Her last name is ነጋ in Amharic. Negga in English ( ne- as in nerve and ga as in gaffe). ነጋ means it dawned.

  • RaKaya Turner
    RaKaya Turner 11 days ago


  • Emir
    Emir 11 days ago

    I'm hearing soo many accents when she speaks lol. English, American and Irish to name a few

  • uknow who
    uknow who 11 days ago

    I want her to change her last name so badly.

    • El At
      El At 11 days ago

      uknow who I was thinking of that haha. Because if a white person saw her on the street in the US and said "hey, what's up Negga, how are you?" Would that be deemed as racist?

  • Shane C
    Shane C 12 days ago

    That went over my head too! And she really does not have a personality. But she's still beautiful.

  • CusWeAre
    CusWeAre 12 days ago +1

    So many of the black actors seem to be British

    • El At
      El At 11 days ago +1

      She's Irish, she's probably picked up on the British accent because she's been living in London since 2006.

    • veronicadredd22
      veronicadredd22 12 days ago +1

      She is not British , she is from Ireland

  • moevervaet616
    moevervaet616 14 days ago +2

    She’s so lovely and talented

    • Mary Rose Kent
      Mary Rose Kent 13 days ago

      She really deserved the Oscar for Loving-her portrayal was so incredibly nuanced and thoroughly beautiful.

  • Kevin Moriarty
    Kevin Moriarty 17 days ago

    What a great interviewer. Thanks Stephen and well done Ruth.

  • TheAwesomeStuff
    TheAwesomeStuff 17 days ago

    Man that British accent, makes me go all weak at the knees 😍😍😘

    • El At
      El At 11 days ago

      veronicadredd22 that was definitely British, but I could still hear some Irish accent in there too... She lives in London now, so she's picked up the accent.

    • veronicadredd22
      veronicadredd22 12 days ago

      Irish accent , there is a big difference nothing about her is British

  • Maaz Kalim
    Maaz Kalim 17 days ago

    Somehow I saw her face as of Negroid ancestry and “e” replaced “i” in her surname _prima facie_ 😨😨😨°

  • Anzy
    Anzy 18 days ago +2

    Her hair looks so good, damn

  • Anzy
    Anzy 18 days ago


  • DirtyRobot 13
    DirtyRobot 13 19 days ago

    I'm so in love with her, it's ridiculous 😍😍😍

  • Bobby Seale Junior
    Bobby Seale Junior 19 days ago

    She looks and reminds me so much of my ex.....very similar.

    • Bobby Seale Junior
      Bobby Seale Junior 11 days ago

      Ela T can’t deny, she was a very special woman. I should have treated her better.

    • El At
      El At 11 days ago

      Bobby Seale Junior oh someone is missing the ex

  • maitha
    maitha 19 days ago

    she's so lovley

  • emercycrite
    emercycrite 20 days ago

    She's such a cool, slinky cat.

  • HippieMosquitoSquat
    HippieMosquitoSquat 21 day ago +1

    my biggest crush at the moment

    • Mary Rose Kent
      Mary Rose Kent 13 days ago

      We all have someone we’d switch sides for...

  • Charmedsas1
    Charmedsas1 21 day ago +1

    😂😂😂 God----Dog 😂😂😂

  • chica bien
    chica bien 21 day ago

    Negaaaaa buddy , not Ruth Nege

    • El At
      El At 11 days ago

      chica bien he's scared of messing up lol. Americans will eat him alive

  • Gerald Hom
    Gerald Hom 22 days ago

    Her southern accent is better than Andrew Lincoln's southern accent.

  • ellymarie03
    ellymarie03 22 days ago

    She is sooooo incredibly different from the characters she plays which says so much about about her talents in acting. Love her even more after watching this.

  • Malcolm Thorne
    Malcolm Thorne 22 days ago

    Wow. Her real accent makes her so much hotter.

  • million naom
    million naom 23 days ago

    Her name "Negga" in Amharic, Ethiopian language, means morning. She is a fascinating Ethio-Irish actress. Wishing you all the best in your acting career dear.

  • [HR] Porto Rico Importing Co.

    i feel so bad for her white teachers in school when they had to do attendance , cause that last name is TRICKY lmaoooooooooooo

  • MrJambot
    MrJambot 23 days ago

    Is there anything more tedious and unoriginal than neck-beards commenting on her name under EVERY interview posted to youtube? And yes, I include my own amongst them.

  • Mahmoud El Arch
    Mahmoud El Arch 23 days ago

    Interracial marriages give the most beautiful beings...

  • kcbh24
    kcbh24 23 days ago

    Stunning creature

  • batsi__ m
    batsi__ m 23 days ago


  • Shawn B
    Shawn B 23 days ago

    Wait, is this the flower girl from Agents of SHIELD?

  • TheQueenyla
    TheQueenyla 24 days ago

    So I am bored 😑

    SHQIPE 24 days ago

    she is so lovely !

  • Curious Seal
    Curious Seal 24 days ago

    Ruth is amazing! What a fantastic actress, love her accent and that dress is hilarious!

  • jabrown1978
    jabrown1978 24 days ago

    shes really cute.

  • K Smith
    K Smith 24 days ago

    She never let that accent slip in Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D

  • chuckandimeforeve
    chuckandimeforeve 24 days ago

    she's so cute ^-^

  • Donvale
    Donvale 24 days ago

    Not even gonna try and pronounce that Name.. i mean what were her Patents thinking? ruff n.. 😂🤣

  • Jordi Vanderwaal
    Jordi Vanderwaal 25 days ago

    The girl in the flower dress became the girl in the dragon dress. Her second terrigenesis.

    • stephen heath
      stephen heath 9 days ago

      she was one of the first live action inhuman in the mcu

  • SogMosee
    SogMosee 25 days ago

    ruthless nigga

  • siddharth nagar
    siddharth nagar 25 days ago +1

    Ofcourse they can, Google Indian actress Sridevi and you'll know

  • Tea With Suleiman
    Tea With Suleiman 25 days ago +1

    she's like an alien

  • Slab Rider
    Slab Rider 25 days ago

    She reminds me of Sade

  • redxsage
    redxsage 25 days ago

    GWARSH, Y'ALL! She shore is purdy... Reminds me a bit of Pauline Black of The SELECTOR.

  • Parker Westman
    Parker Westman 26 days ago +1

    She's cuter than 90% of anime girls.

  • HoneyWinePapi
    HoneyWinePapi 26 days ago

    I said her name out loud and got kicked out of the cafe. WTF MAN!

  • satellite964
    satellite964 26 days ago +2

    That was satan

  • Josaphat Lee
    Josaphat Lee 26 days ago

    First low key interview I've ever seen her do.

  • Luis Madrigal
    Luis Madrigal 26 days ago

    yo Reina has a accent?! lmao the girl in the flower dress honestly after watching her in AoS she seems creepy asf to me irl now

  • We come in peace
    We come in peace 26 days ago

    Not the first to turn dogs into gods.
    Hey Stephen- let us know when you're ready to fulfill your destiny and interview Lucifer.

  • laodicea777
    laodicea777 26 days ago

    her last name is negga ?

  • Nahom Wossen
    Nahom Wossen 26 days ago

    As an Ethiopian I tried reading it in your accent and it sure does sound "Nigga". But I believe you'll get it right if you read it as "Naga".

  • Mario Mcmeans
    Mario Mcmeans 27 days ago

    Been in love with her since Misfits

  • Lucia Carlos
    Lucia Carlos 27 days ago

    she basically described me when i'm acting wOw

  • Russell Nathan Gwinn
    Russell Nathan Gwinn 27 days ago

    Sup Negga?!

  • Mark Springstead
    Mark Springstead 27 days ago

    She's lovely :)

  • James Troi
    James Troi 28 days ago

    Ruth is so cool, so unassuming and seemingly timid, yet plays some amazing kick-ass characters! She's is amazing.

  • Fancy Food Fight
    Fancy Food Fight 28 days ago

    Her southern accent isn't perfect in the show, but holy hell she does a damn good job for someone who's speaking voice and dialect sound NOTHING like her character.

  • Wanalee Romero
    Wanalee Romero 28 days ago

    bowling green is in KY?

  • DSAK55
    DSAK55 28 days ago

    she sounds like Eartha Kitt

  • Niall T
    Niall T 28 days ago +3

    Great Irish actor. 🇮🇪

  • Jason Barnes
    Jason Barnes 28 days ago

    Judging by that clip I can't tell if that was a horror drama or an SNL video skit.

  • Joao Rocha
    Joao Rocha 28 days ago

    Oh my...

  • Max Ramos
    Max Ramos 28 days ago

    FUN FACT: Lady Gaga IRL is shy

  • Amanda Chetwynd
    Amanda Chetwynd 28 days ago

    Preacher yes

  • KingKhanAbz
    KingKhanAbz 28 days ago +11

    I know Ruth from Misfits! 😊

    • Viola
      Viola 26 days ago

      OfficialKingKhanAbz Wow I don't remember her in Misfits, I need to rewatch it

  • mljh11
    mljh11 28 days ago

    Just watching this, I was struck by how much she comes across as an anti-Tiffany Haddish. And I don't mean any offence to either of them by this - I really like both of them, at least based on their respective appearances on Colbert (and I thought Haddish was great in Girls' Trip).
    But they're like polar opposites, ya know? Fascinating.

  • Beatrice DP
    Beatrice DP 28 days ago

    "Bearer of the curse...."

  • mriee
    mriee 28 days ago

    shes very pretty but her voice is beautiful

  • Nova Quinn
    Nova Quinn 28 days ago

    Why do I hear Irish accent?

    • veronicadredd22
      veronicadredd22 24 days ago

      umm maybe its because she has an Irish mother and was raised in Limerick city Ireland .

    • shay lolabean
      shay lolabean 25 days ago

      Nova Quinn she's half irish

  • CAHI
    CAHI 28 days ago

    She turns me on

  • depp deng
    depp deng 28 days ago

    Her first appearance on Preacher was so badass that i became a fan instantly.

  • obnoxiouspriest
    obnoxiouspriest 28 days ago

    What up my Negga!

  • Dalim Mont
    Dalim Mont 28 days ago

    Shut up Negga

  • Randy Castillo
    Randy Castillo 28 days ago

    Ruth nigga?

  • InMaTeofDeath
    InMaTeofDeath 28 days ago +1

    I don't know who this person is or care about the content of the video but I read her name as "Truth Nigga" and burst out laughing.

  • Will Er
    Will Er 28 days ago +1

    I didn't know that our new god was the antichrist....

  • LueXiong10
    LueXiong10 28 days ago

    Such lovely lovely woman.

  • Oonagh72
    Oonagh72 28 days ago

    I’m living for her hair.

  • bgt125
    bgt125 28 days ago

    I'm definitely a Negga Lover

  • tecums3h
    tecums3h 28 days ago

    She's British!!!?

    • Cian Nolan
      Cian Nolan 28 days ago +2

      Irish! Different thing altogether.

  • Danny Steeler
    Danny Steeler 28 days ago +1

    Ruth is such a cute Negga #EthiopiaIrelandHottie

  • 031Productions
    031Productions 28 days ago +3

    Oh man, I cannot reconcile the difference between her natural demeanour and Tulip on Preacher. Could not be more opposite.

  • 2spooky
    2spooky 28 days ago

    See ya soon, Tulip! :D