Emma Thompson Thinks Audrey Hepburn Can’t Act!

Posted on Aug 9 2010 - 1:52pm by GJ Staff


Emma Thompson says bad things about Audrey Hepnurn,star of My Fair Lady,”like she can’t play in a movie and she can’t sing!

She said in a statement:

“I find Audrey Hepburn fantastically twee. Twee is whimsy without wit. It’s mimsy-mumsy sweetness without any kind of bite. And that’s not for me. She can’t sing and she can’t really act, I’m afraid. I’m sure she was a delightful woman — and perhaps if I had known her I would have enjoyed her acting more, but I don’t and I didn’t, so that’s all there is to it, really.”

"It was Cecil Beaton’s designs and Rex Harrison that gave it its extraordinary quality. I don’t do Audrey Hepburn. I think that she’s a guy thing… It’s high time that the extraordinary role of Eliza was reinterpreted, because it’s a very fantastic part for a woman."

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