Lesson number one for interviewing the Dalai Lama: It’s probably not going to go over too well if you tell him a Dalai Lama joke.

An anchor for the Australian iteration of “Today” apparently hadn’t heard this piece of wisdom, so while he was interviewing the Dalai Lama, he dropped the “So, the Dalai Lama walks into a pizza shop and asks the guy to make him one with everything” joke.

The fact that the Dalai Lama doesn’t know what pizza is is the least uncomfortable part of the situation.

Watch the clip below, embedded via Mediaite.