Wednesday, September 08, 2004

Dreaming of Bacall II: What Becomes A Legend Most?

Oh man this is a hoot: Seems that Ms. Bacall had a few words for the press when someone referred to her co-star in the new film, Birth, Nicole Kidman as a "screen legend" ... According to Independent, it went something like this;

Bacall, who refuses to age or go out of fashion, has evidently taken no comfort from her plaudits. In the interview she cut off GMTV's Jenni Falconer in mid-sentence when, after recalling her 60-year career, the reporter said: "And now you've worked alongside another screen legend, Nicole Kidman ..." Bacall snapped: "She's not a legend. She's a beginner. What is this 'legend'? She can't be a legend at whatever age she is. She can't be a legend, you have to be older."

You can read the rest of the story HERE

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