Comedian Luke McGregor reveals why his accent sounds ‘bizarre’ to Australian viewers – regardless of being born and raised in Tasmania
ABC comic Luke McGregor revealed on Monday why he generally speaks with a slight American twang.
The 39-year-old Rosehaven star, who was born and raised in Tasmania, addressed his ‘bizarre’ accent on Urzila Carlson’s That’s Enough Already podcast this week.
The funnyman, who can be a daily on Have You Been Paying Attention, stated he and his brothers all have a singular approach of talking as a result of they grew up watching American cartoons like Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.
ABC comic Luke McGregor (pictured on The Hundred with Andy Lee) revealed on Monday why he generally speaks with a slight American twang
‘My brothers have it as effectively; we predict it is from watching cartoons as a result of nobody else in our household has it,’ he defined.
‘We used to watch lots of Ninja Turtles. Our dad and mom used to simply plonk us in entrance of the TV. So we’ve got adopted a slight American tone of phrase,’ he added.
Luke’s clarification is backed by science, as there’s a phenomenon generally known as the ‘Chameleon Effect’, referring to a human tendency to imitate others.
Urzila revealed Luke’s accent was the second most-googled question about him, with the primary being whether or not he’s married, which he is not.
The funnyman, 39, stated he and his brothers all have a singular approach of talking as a result of they grew up watching American cartoons like Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (pictured)
Luke shot to fame in 2013 as a visitor on the ABC satirical quiz present Dirty Laundry Live, and he has since gone on to star in his personal comedy packages.
The actor has made headlines for a few of his odd confessions up to now.
Some of his extra peculiar idiosyncrasies embody an incapacity to sleep with a chair going through him due to a concern of ghosts, which he revealed on The Project.
Luke is greatest identified for creating and starring within the ABC comedy sequence Rosehaven (pictured with sequence co-creator and co-star Celia Pacquola)
He additionally revealed he did not have a lot sexual expertise earlier than turning 33, which spurred on his choice to publicly expose his sexual hang-ups within the 2016 ABC sequence Luke Warm Sex.
‘I had intercourse twice earlier than Luke Warm Sex,’ he advised The Daily Telegraph on the time.
‘I obtained a girlfriend inside a month of doing that present and we have been having common intercourse inside three weeks.’
Luke revealed he did not have a lot sexual expertise earlier than turning 33, which spurred on his choice to publicly expose his sexual hang-ups within the 2016 sequence Luke Warm Sex (pictured)