The Umbrella Academy in interviews
To begin with: All interviews are written, not filmed. Reginald’s request. The interviewers aren’t sure why, but they don’t ask.
Luther speaks the most in interviews. For one, he has many positive things to say and, as the leader, feels like he should. Reginald knows Luther won’t say anything bad about him or the academy, so he encourages it. He also won’t stand silence. If the others don’t answer quick enough, he’ll answer instead. If they can’t do it then he, as the leader, should help out. He doesn’t typically interrupt the others (on purpose), but if they start losing their words or train of thought he’ll immediately jump in.
DIEGO HARGREEVES/00.02/THE KRAKEN:
In the beggining, Diego doesn’t speak much. He’s kind of shy, and his stutter makes him want to speak even less. As time goes on he starts speaking more, kind of to establish his presence and kind of to not be overshadowed by talkative number one. He copies the way Luther speaks quite a lot, but he doesn’t realize it.
ALLISON HARGREEVES/00.03/THE RUMOUR:
Allison, like Luther, speaks a lot. She loves the publicity, and is also a master at changing the subject. She will typically wait to be asked something personally to speak (and she’ll speak a lot), unless atough subject is brought up, in which case she immediately diverts the attention and starts talking about something else. She’s very good at talking. Even when it’s clear she changed the subject, the interviewers won’t say anything about it. A charmer.
KLAUS HARGREEVES/00.04/THE SEANCE:
Klaus is the opposite of Diego. He speaks more at first, cracking jokes, being light-hearted. A fan-favourite, charming and everything. Gradually, he starts speaking less and less. Be it because he simply doesn’t feel like it anymore, be it because Reginald discouraged him (after he started taking drugs, he started being even more misbehaving and “embarrassing”, so he told him not to speak so much). Perhaps if the interviews were filmed, the fans would see how much his body language has changed and how much more out of it he looks.
FIVE HARGREEVES/00.05/THE BOY:
Five only ever got to be in one interview. He mostly didn’t speak unless spoken to. Intelligent, a bit cocky like Luther. Fans didn’t have the time to form an opinion on him.
BEN HARGREEVES/00.06/THE HORROR:
Ben didn’t speak if he could help it. He was never good at interviews, he was shy and quiet and didn’t know what to say. Thankfully, Luther tended to speak for the both of them. When seperated, he and Luther were usually paired together.