Louis Theroux Talks Getting A Selfie With Alex Turner

The documentarian admitted the Arctic Monkeys frontman was "totally bemused by who (he) was".

Louis Theroux and Alex Turner Arctic Monkeys

Louis Theroux has shared his experience of getting a selfie with Arctic Monkeys frontman Alex Turner while on a plane.

The broadcaster - who picked up the Best Film gong for My Scientology Movie at last night's NME Awards - was asked what his most Rock 'N' Roll moment was- to which he replied: "I once met Alex Turner. 

"I normally fly economy because I’m saving money for the license payer, but I got upgraded. Alex Turner from the Arctic Monkeys was there." 

He continued: "I got a selfie with him. That’s the only time I’ve ever got a selfie with someone. He seemed totally bemused by who I was. And why not?”

When asked about some of his favourite bands, the film maker added: "I love Arctic Monkeys, so it’s a shame they’re not here tonight. I’m into Arcade Fire, Queens of the Stone Age, bands like that.”