Filled with jaw-dropping insights into the world's weirdest communities and darkest places, Louis Theroux documentaries are the gift the world doesn't deserve.
The investigator has just announced that he will be release three hard-hitting documentaries set in the US: Murder in Milwaukee, Sex Trafficking Houston [working title], and Opiate City. But despite his penchant for getting into difficult and uncomfortable situations (see his documentaries on prisons, sex trafficking, Scientology and the Westboro Baptist Church) he's revealed there's one subject he won't touch:
During a live Q&A the 46-year-old spoke about ISIS saying, "I would have been very curious to see what was going on in the Islamic State. I find religious extremism really bizarre, but also fascinating. But, I think it was mainly fear that prevented me going over there. I've seen too much about journalists being taken hostage and being beheaded, so I steered clear of that one."
Fair enough really.
He also answered questions based around his new Scientology documentary including whether it had changed his opinion of the religion and which were the most hostile group of people he had made a documentary about.