Most everyone knew me was nice and just let me go about my business. He says "we know." Turns out Eric called up and demanded I be fired. Peter thanked me and Eric introduced himself to me (because I was talking to Peter - he had to come over and assert himself). My friend was working a fashion show Joan was involved in. I already planned on spending it and if they are hooking me up, I feel like it's the least I can do.
I had an arm full of scripts and knocked on Eric Braeden's dressing room door. He look at me and screams "get the hell out of my dressing room." I did. Peter laughed looked at Eric and said "he's been working here for two months." Later I would recount to Peter that Eric wanted me fired the week before. Baranski, I just wanted to tell you that I love your work. Same with Paul Williams when he came into a video store where I was working and I told him how much I loved his Muppet Movie music. Joan joked around and actually fixed the camera for my friend! About 15 years ago, he was filming in NYC, that TV show. I used to run into Gene Siskel at art and antique auctions, and when he got out bid on something he had this weird habit of glaring at whoever won the auction.
In a trench coat and dark glasses I wrote a few weeks ago how I saw Deneuve in Paris - how I'd just arrived and dumped my bags in my room and hit the street and she was the first person I saw. Huffing and puffing because she couldn't get one I've seen Vanessa Redgrave a few times around London - she looks almost freaked out to be recognized.[quote]I don't believe the "don't look at me" stories people tell over and over.
I saw him on a TV interview and he said that HE was the star of every movie he was in. A fan told a story of his encounter with Katharine Hepburn back in the day.
She was holding some tabloid and, immediately, she pulls it up to her face almost as a barrier. Funny about Helen Hunt, I did a press junket with her and everyone was coming out after the sessions complaining what a horror she was to interview. after serving sir Alex furgurson of Manchester United for hours, he was in a sports resto/bar getting comped free food all afternoon. "He's SO famous in England - it must be a nightmare to be him. Y&R just coddles his behaviour and his ego, pairing him with women half his age and always having Victor play the hero.
I was trying to get out and asked him to move a couple of times. I need a job and I'd apply, but I'd feel too much like Gabe Kotter. I'm sure Peter was a sweetheart to you; he's the exact opposite of Eric. " I asked, "Are you sure you wouldn't want regular Coke? The cunt slugged me.[quote] I was working the register at Albertsons back in the day when Roseanne (Barr/Arnold) came through. I think it's best not to talk to them about their fucking films or records. One very famous one came and sat next to me in a coffee shop recently. I don't think he was actually angry at the other person, he was mad at himself for not getting the item, but it really made people uncomfortable to look over and see him glaring like that.[quote]If I were a celebrity and was told that my meal was covered, I’m not sure it would occur to me to tip. I looked up to collect his cash and he smiled and winked. We take an elevator down to have breakfast, and there's Hickey in a bathrobe, obviously coming back from a pool or the hotel spa. I was a checker when Dack Rambo was purchasing a tube of Prep H. John Benjamin Hickey - quiet Saturday morning in a hotel near Wall St., barely anyone milling around. One guy - very minor 60s pop singer kept sending me his "latest stuff" - it was awful. I wanted to say "You're 70 years old, pack it in with the fucking pop music. "Helen Cunt was well.....a CUNT when I had a small part on Mad About you. People were over excited and whispered in small groups. People had that expression of excitment coming back from the epicentre of the action. I know that Hollywood puts up with a lot of horrible behavior and enables tyrants, but Mira from way back when she was making short films at the beginning of her career was so nasty, entitled and rude to everyone. That mean bitch had her bodyguard (yes yes) make a fuss over my taking a pic. I was an intern in the US Congress when Fred Grady, Gopher in the Love Boat, was a Congressman. That is the time for a star to step UP their game, yes, and be EXTRA nice but performers are people, too. It's like they have all the power - because it's all about THEM. However, there is a bit of a revisionist history about how Weinstein solely killed her career (as well as Rose Mc Giwan's) and left her doing Lifetime TV movies.. Famously didn’t even speak in her scouse accent (in real life) and treated anyone she encountered like dirt. Back in the day, the year she had her oscar, we were at some event, festival whatever. I spoted her nearby, and took a pic with my phone, I mean I was a guest, the one of a vip. I've seen fans say "Mr Barlow, I've..." and before they can finish, it's "No! They have such low self esteem that they gush and stutter and act so stupid. I was very near the stage, standing in the pit at the globe Shakespeare theatre. Everybody turned around and it was Chris Noth trying to draw attention to himself. He continued to laugh in this way to draw attention to himself. Jeanne Moreau was so embarrassed, trying to save the day, introducing this and that " wonderful actress' and la Adjani would roll her eyes. I grew up thinking she was the greatest actress on the world, so I couldn't have been more excited. She said her line so flatly, without any kind of intention, as if to practice them. I know he’s not exactly a celebrity but I thought his meltdown was an especially silly example of the ‘Don’t Look at Me’ thing Years ago was at some film panel in New York where one of the actors from Law and Order was speaking. Someone said something funny, and someone in the back row made this uproarious laugh that was completely nuts. Part of our job was to deliver scripts to dressing rooms. I know he’s not exactly a celebrity but I thought his meltdown was an especially silly example of the ‘Don’t Look at Me’ thing NO! I have a bit of a fangay crush on his younger self. She was at the concession stand talking to a guy in a wheelchair. A guy on the beach took a picture of them and two huge bodyguards demanded his phone to delete the pix. People yelled public beach.[quote][R81], is someone who is comped expected to tip? Being comped is all the more reason to tip, and tip well, as r86 says. Also if you have a coupon of some sort, or at a happy hour, you tip on the basis of what the meal/drinks should have cost, not what you paid. Five minutes later, one of the supervisors told me to gather my chips and leave the table. Sat next to Ryan Reynolds at the Los Feliz 3 movie house about 20 years ago. I had just seen Liberal Arts, a movie he wrote directed, and starred in. Craft services are set up right outside my building. Again, I had to walk through craft services to get to my building's door.I was into my second month of a three month internship. I get upstairs to tell the PA in charge of us what happened. He told me Eric said I just walked in unannounced with an ton of scripts an he didn't know who I was. She told me "I guarantee you in a week he will not remember who you are." Sure enough a week later I was getting something for Peter Bergman who is super nice, and Eric was on set with him. He looked at me like I was telling him his baby was ugly. I've recounted the story here of a friend's camera jamming while trying to take a pic with Joan many years ago . There's an awful tension around them and it's weird knowing stuff about them when they know nothing about you. I nodded at him, but he jumped up and asked if I was alright. He told me to stay there and he ran into one of the trucks and came back with an ice pack for my face. (Completely beside the point, he is really fit and his doughy onscreen face is exactly how he looks up close in person.)Frank Langella was doing the STAGE AIDS benefit- I believe it is the longest running for AIDS. Shared dressing rooms, and it's a long show- 4 hours. If a server doesn't charge for the soda's on the tab or something like that, I will usually tip that amount to them instead. People didn't dare approach and stood in circle, staring. Deniro wasn’t an assshole he’s just not friendly and very self important. If Mira Sorvino was assaulted, I have empathy for her. she is now legendary as being one of the nastiest celebrities going. William Roache, Ken Barlow on Coronation Street is a complete fan asshole. There is no excuse for rudeness but some fans DO act like Ethel Mertz meeting Don Loper. Worked on a morning show in NY back in the 90’s and 2000s. What a nightmare, she complained about everything, a total pain in the ass. Had a great interview with her and saw her running in the park later that day. If a fan comes to her with a compliment, she makes her feel bad so the fan slinks away. They may be very self-critical and comments on their performance, even positive ones, may dredge up feelings of inadequacy.