Does Karl Pilkington have Aspergers syndrome?
Karl Pilkington is an English television and radio personality, author, actor, and former radio producer who is best known for his Sky travel series An Idiot Abroad. He also produced Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant’s radio show on XFM, and appeared on Gervais’s 2012 comedy-drama series, Derek. Pilkington was often the butt of Ricky Gervais’s practical jokes on The Ricky Gervais Show podcasts, leading many to question whether his comedy persona was a creation of Ricky Gervais. Both men claim that the show was entirely unscripted. There is no evidence that Karl Pilkington is on the autism spectrum.