Listen: Hasan Minhaj talks about the struggles of having his name pronounced right
"We had this is a guy. I just love. I call him Assan Manashe. He claims that his name is Haas on Manhattan. I call them home. He he he hosted the White House correspondents dinner a couple of years ago. I think it was the first White House correspondents dinner when Trump was President Trump declined to attend, and he was brilliant. I I remember listening to it in the car, we were on the way to dinner with my with Emily my daughter, and we could knock it out of the car because he was outrageously funny, and pointed and smart, and it really liked those things he really blew up after that. He now has his own show on Netflix called Patriot Act and it's a series, and it's it's it's politically charged and also smart, and and really funny, and it was his first appearance on our show. And he he told that he confessed to us that it was the thing that his mom had hoped. He would do is get to be on the Ellen show. Yeah. But I really liked him a lot. Here's very likable, dude. Yeah. He's cool. Here's a clip of that. Nice to meet you. I'm a huge fan of you. Thank you Assan Manashe. Yes. No, really. My name is Husselmann hush. Oh, I wanna do this actually want to do this on national television. Please everyone that says your name says Hasan Moniz. Yeah. But the real way you pronounce it. And this is a big deal because my parents are here. It's Husselmann Hodge and people always mispronounce it. They're always like a scene Menasheh Hussein. I'm so sorry, I can't pronounce it. Meet my son Higgs wither throttled third. How do you pronounce house try it? All right. That's on mini ish. No, that's not how I appreciate people trying. I was actually I was doing CNN which is like, it's it's a international drama show where nine people yell at each other. And the host brought me out. He was like he was trying really hard. He was like breathing heavily. And he was just like give it up for how thin mean high. It was like he was casting a spell on me. And I'm just like. You don't have to say it again. So that people hear it again, hus-, cinnamon. Hush house men has. Yes is how yes look when I first started doing comedy people like you should change your name. And I'm like, I'm not going to change my name if you can pronounce Ansel Elgort you can pronounce it doesn't actor named Ansel Elgort, and we all just walk around pronouncing completely normally. Yeah. Well, did generous was hard for people to get for a while. What did they do de generes or degenerate or like? Lots of other things you cited strong. Yeah. And now, it's too generous. But Hossan Menasheh Schmid so emphasis on the H S. And what do they do at Starbucks today at Starbucks? I just go by Timothy shell LeMay. Keep it simple. And they usually do it right with Timothy with to ease."