Blake Shelton Has Never Heard of Benedict Cumberbatch: 'That's a Person?'

by Jackie Willis 10:18 AM PST, January 23, 2015
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Blake Shelton is not part of the Benedict Cumberb**ches fanclub.

During a whisper challenge on Thursday's The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon, the country crooner was to mouth "Benedict Cumberbatch" to Fallon and see if he could guess what he was saying. The late-night host was successful in guessing the name but Shelton was stumped as to "what" a Cumberbatch actually was.

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"That doesn't even mean anything," he said of The Imitation Game actor's name. "Who?! That's a person?"

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mentor added of the Oscar nominee, "I've never even heard of that."

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Fallon insisted, "Get out of the house. ...He's a very famous actor."

And he's more than just a "very famous actor"! The Sherlock star is also the greatest photobomber to ever grace the planet, is a walking GIF and even has his own pair of leggings. Guess we gotta get this cowboy a Tumblr account so he can keep up!

Shelton isn't the only funny one hitting the talk-show circuit. Check out Cumberbatch's humorous chat with Ellen DeGeneres, below.