This is definitely one of the most naive interview I've ever seen. Conducting the interview is French GM Robert Fontaine. The girl is the 14 year old Chinese WGM Hou Yifan at Aeroflot Open, Moscow in February 2008. Who was this unfortunate interpreter remains a mystery. But obviously, Hou Yifan was telling him that GM Fontaine looks like a panda (3:28) . Starting at 2:50 :
Fontaine: Did I hear you say I look like a panda?
Hou Yifan: No (giggling) I didn't say that.
Fontaine: It's just a joke (game) yes?
Hou Yifan: Yes. :D.
Interpreter: what made you think that Hou?
Hou: Because he has this nose (pointing) that reminds me of a...
Interpreter: Go ahead he won't understand it
Hou: ...panda (3:28)
(Hou and the interpreter started laughing)
Fontaine: (baffled) What?
Just watch the whole video or you'll miss something. Enjoy, this is just for fun!
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