Ashley Graham says ‘kindness’ is key after awkward interview with Hugh Grant

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Ashley Graham still had fun the Oscars, despite her viral pre-show exchange with Hugh Grant. (Photo: Emma McIntyre / Getty Images)

Ashley Graham isn’t sweating the things — just like Hugh Grant rolling his eyes the Oscars.

The TV host and model was asked about her awkward interview with the British actor during ABC’s countdown to the oscars Sunday red carpet pre-show and kept it professional.

“You know what, my mom told me to kill with kindness,” he replied to an inquiry. tmz Camera Person on Monday “So there you go.”

She declined to send a message to Grant during the airport exchange, offering instead “I’ve had a lot of fun”. “Although my feet hurt, I enjoyed it.”

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit The cover girl and body-positive icon was tasked with interviewing the prickly presenter during the pre-show, which was also hosted by Vanessa Hudgens and Lilly Singh. Things went awry during her first question – asking about her favorite part of the Oscars – when she misheard his answer.

“It’s flashy… it’s Vanity Fair,” he replied, meaning a frivolous and ostentatious scene. However, Graham thought he was referring to the famous Vanity Fair Magazine afterparty and replied, “It’s all Vanity FairWhere we relax and have some fun.”

Things went further south from there. She asked who he was rooting for and he said, “No one in particular.” As to what he was wearing, he said, “Just my suit.” The interview went painfully, as Graham tried to get her to answer in no more than four words. they asked him about his cameo The Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery But he didn’t play ball there, responding, “I’m barely in it. I’m in it for about three seconds.”

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Hugh Grant and Andie MacDowell present an award during the Oscars Show on March 12, 2023 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, US.  REUTERS/Carlos Barria

Hugh Grant presented with his Four Weddings and a Co-star Andie MacDowell the Oscars. They also attended the Vanity Fair afterparty. (Photo: Reuters/Carlos Barria)

As they wrapped up, she thanked him for stopping by to talk and she replied, “Yeah.” As he turned away from her, he rolled his eyes – and it was caught on camera.

The painful moment was the buzz of social media on Sunday night and Monday’s news, with nearly everyone weighing in. sharon osbourne Said he was “out of order” piers morgan uncensored, “If you don’t want to talk to the press… don’t do the carpet. That’s the way it is,” she said, agreeing with Morgan.

Veteran red carpet interviewer Jason Kennedy, from reach hollywood And TodayAlso tweeted in support of Graham.

However, many felt Grant—who doesn’t hide his disdain for celebrity and is known for challenging interviews (see: Jon Stewart, who labeled him the worst daily show guest “And we have dictators on the show”), did nothing wrong). It was just Grant’s Grant. culture reporter Kyle Buchanan was all for Grant host the next oscarsShucking away the scholastic nature of the Hollywood phenomenon.

Graham Said on cnn Vanity Fair She felt “very supported” after her interview with Grant the Oscars party went viral on Twitter. For the record, Grant also attended the Vanity Fair party.

Plus, Graham had a lot of fun with his prime-time hosting gig besides that one minute Four Weddings and a Funeral star, including this moment striking a pose with fun and game Oscars performer Rihanna.

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