Article Lead Image

Benedict Cumberbatch struggles to describe ‘booty’

He may be pretty terrible at variety games.


Michelle Jaworski


Benedict Cumberbatch’s inability to pronounce “penguin” may be nothing compared to his attempts to describe the word “booty.”

Jimmy Fallon may have been a little premature to declare that he and Cumberbatch were good at playing his newest variety game, “Three-Word Stories,” in which they each try to get the other to guess a secret word by uttering three words at a time. The first round went off without a hitch, and then Cumberbatch got his first word.

It’s hard to tell if it’s just that Cumberbatch is that terrible at trying to describe things or Fallon is bad at guessing; it’s probably a bit of both. But the word is enough for both of them to burst out in a fit of giggles.

Screengrab via The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon/YouTube

Share this article

*First Published:

The Daily Dot