Emily Blunt has revealed that she never wanted to be a princess as a young girl.
Speaking at The Young Victoria’s UK press conference, Blunt confessed that she “only liked hanging out with boys” when growing up.
“I was never the girl that dreamt of being a princess, I never dreamt about my wedding day,” she said. “I hated pink and I hated fairies. I only liked hanging out with boys, which is worrying, isn’t it?
“I remember throwing a tantrum if my mother put me in pink. I never had that dream, I wasn’t a particularly girly girl.”
I start the question and I can hear the eyes rolling even over the phone.
“Ohhh boy,” says Emily Blunt, bracing for the Black Widow/Iron Man 2 question. She was director Jon Favreau’s pick to play Black Widow, Russian spy and sexy villainess, to Robert Downey Jr.’s Iron Man in the about-to-film sequel to last summer’s comic book film smash. But Favreau revealed on the Oscar red carpet that Fox was exercising its option to have her in the new Gulliver’s Travels that studio is backing (Jack Black has the title role, Rob Letterman is directing). So no Emily. Continue reading Emily Blunt on losing Black Widow…
Emily Blunt has revealed playing Queen Victoria was not easy.
The Devil Wears Prada star had to don a heavy crown for the coronation scene in The Young Victoria.
Emily said: “The crown has left a dent in my head which they just cover with make-up so I don’t look frightening to you. But it’s remarkably heavy, but it wobbles so I have to make everything very slow.”