Actress Kathleen Turner didn’t maintain again in a revealing interview through which she mentioned co-stars she didn’t like — together with one she slapped within the face. She additionally spoke about her distaste for Elizabeth Taylor’s voice and her memorable handshake with Donald Trump.
The “Peggy Sue Bought Married” star began off the interview with Vulture by calling Taylor’s voice “terrible.” The reporter requested her if she watched Taylor’s efficiency in “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” earlier than she took on the position of Martha.
“God, no. Fairly the alternative. For some time I felt like half my life was making her wrongs proper,” Turner stated.
The actress went on to say Taylor’s voice was “terrible.”
“Sure. ‘Cat on a Scorching Tin Roof’ – you ever hearken to her voice? It’s terrible,” she stated.
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“She has a foul voice, badly used. In any case, individuals are after me on a regular basis to do ‘Candy Chicken of Youth,’ and I’m like, ‘Sufficient Taylor s—.’”
Turner, 64, didn’t cease there when it got here to her opinions on different actors. She claimed actors Jack Nicholson, Michael Douglas and Warren Beatty had been all in “competitors” to see “who would get me first.” She revealed “none of them did.” Regardless of the “competitors,” she stated she favored working with Nicholson and Douglas.
She didn’t have the identical form phrases for Nicholas Cage, Burt Reynolds and the forged of “Buddies.” She stated Cage was “tough on set” and dealing with Reynolds “was horrible.”
“Working with Burt Reynolds was horrible,” Turner stated. “The primary day Burt got here in he made me cry. He stated one thing about not taking second place to a girl. His habits was stunning. It by no means occurred to me that I wasn’t somebody’s equal. I left the room sobbing. I referred to as my husband and stated, ‘I don’t know what to do.’ He stated, ‘You simply do the job.’ It bought to be very hostile as a result of the crew started taking sides. However as for the efficiency, I used to be capable of put the negativity apart. I’m not satisfied Burt was.”
Turner talked about her visitor stint on “Buddies” and stated she didn’t “really feel very welcomed by the forged.”
“I’ll be fairly sincere, which is my will not: I didn’t really feel very welcomed by the forged. I keep in mind I used to be sporting this tough sequined robe — and my excessive heels had been completely killing me. I discovered it odd that not one of the actors thought to supply me a seat. Lastly, it was one of many older crew members that stated, ‘Get Miss Turner a chair.’ The ‘Buddies’ actors had been such a clique — however I don’t assume my expertise with them was distinctive. I feel it was merely that they had been such a good little group that no person from the surface mattered,” Turner stated. She declined to touch upon the forged’s performing talents.
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The “Romancing the Stone” star claimed she slapped a co-star after he bit her.
“I used to be doing a play — there was a scene the place one other actor was throughout my character and f—in’ bit me, and I used to be like, whack! Possibly he didn’t imply to, however he was taking issues just a little far,” Turner stated. She didn’t reveal the title of the co-star who allegedly bit her.
The interview lined quite a few matters resembling Turner’s fall from being a number one girl to rumors of her being tough to work with to her meet-and-greet with Donald Trump.
Turner informed Vulture she met him at a celebration in New York within the 1980s.
“Sure, yuck. He has this gross handshake,” she stated earlier than explaining the handshake.
“He goes to shake your hand and along with his index finger sort of rubs the within of your wrist. He’s attempting to do some sort of seductive intimacy transfer. You pull your hand away and go yuck,” she stated.