“I find Audrey Hepburn fantastically twee. Twee is whimsy without wit. It is mimsy-mumsy sweetness without any kind of bite. And that’s not for me. She can’t sing and she can’t really act, I’m afraid. I’m sure she was a delightful woman – and perhaps if I had known her I would have enjoyed her acting more, but I don’t and I didn’t, so that’s all there is to it really.”
– Emma Thompson gives her opinion on Audrey Hepburn.
From my experience, people generally have two settings in terms of Audrey Hepburn: fanatical or indifferent. I fall on the indifferent side, but I know several people who would foam at the mouth and possibly seize after seeing Emma’s quote. What side are you guys on?
And how spectacular is that photo? Emma Thompson is just the best. I’d take her over Audrey any day – there, I said it.