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Arthur: Every time flavor ladies on TV on black man dies don’t know what it is? Veronica: Tall dark and funny, this comedian tells us all about his move from Africa to North America. Hi I’m Veronica at watchmojo.com and today we’re chatting with comedian Arthur Simeon. So tell us who is Arthur Simeon? Arthur: My name is Arthur I was born and raised in Kampala Uganda which is in East Africa, for those of you who did not go to school, oh you’re high right now, oh you’re American. Arthur Simeon is a comedian, originally from Kampala Uganda. Now living in Toronto Canada and toljeux for living that’s pretty much 2 years, sometimes evangelist. That’s something I really told many people. This one guy came over me and are you really from Kampala Uganda, was that a giving for stand up comedy? I said look at me, listen to me, doesn’t look to you that I woke up one morning and I was like oh men this whole big sunburn is still walking up for me. Veronica: Coming from Africa to Canada where it’s really cold. What’s the biggest difference that you’ve notice besides the weather? Arthur: The food, I get used to eating fresh fruit and whatever you guys call fresh food around here is not fresh at all and possibly not fruit either. I love Canadian girls, I love Canadian girls because every time they introduce you to their friends they will introduce me as a person, did you tease me like something bought at Sears, because their introduction is like no one had introduced me like this is my friend Tommy, no its an event. Oh my god, I have a new friend, he’s from Africa, and they jump up and down. Ladies and gentleman there’s no way that can be, Hi my name is Arthur from Africa and they jump it a box. So I was walking and give some entrance to intro and then I drop my pants. Veronica: What’s your most memorable on stage performance? Arthur: About 8 months ago I was doing a show in Toronto and I told this joke that I’d really, really never told before the stage and it wasn’t a big of a joke in my mind but when I told the joke I guy running from the back of the room and run up all away to the stage and high five me. Someone had hooked up to me, she said I think I can just spike my sex life and I said oh what do you have in mind sweet heart. She wanted to tell you that I whoop you, so sweet heart historically speaking, some people get in, some people go. Veronica: Have you ever thought of going into acting? Arthur: I’m not really interested in acting that much I don’t think I’m a great actor. I like more being the creative than doing the behind the scenes at the right thing and the directing, the producing. I’d love to do that. Veronica: I’ll ask you back because I have a great romance comedy idea, comedian falls in love with the host from watch mojo. Arthur: Now you’d bring that up it could go to acting school for that, I could go. This is the deal at least three nude scenes at least. If none then I’m not signing up. Let’s just do a naked round call, let’s just do a butt naked from the beginning, I don’t think was done that. You know it’s a great idea. Veronica: That’s porn. Arthur: It doesn’t have to be we could be deep butt naked that’s, I like that, I want to ride that. Veronica: Well thank you very much for everything and good luck. Arthur: Thank you very much. And one night I was making sweet love to the forth and forth was sweet love because ladies and gentleman I was bringing, oh muscle to a bulging, sweat is coming out of my fore head. Those was morning and spinning and morning and spinning and I looked at her eyes, she looked at my eyes and she was do you have Christmas tree in Africa?