Hugh Grant He was beloved by a generation of fans as the lovable leading man in films like Four Weddings and a Funeral and Love Actually. But the actor recently admitted to drawing attention when he erupted on set — though that reportedly fit a pattern of behind-the-scenes behavior.
in published interviews last week In Total Film, Grant said he lost his cool while filming his new action-fantasy film, Dungeons & Dragons: A Rogue’s Glory, which opens March 31.
He said the incident occurred when he mistook the guardian of a child actor in the film for a studio executive.
According to excerpts from the interview, Grant explained: “On the first day, I lost my temper with a woman in my sight.” from the daily mail and From Yahoo News“I thought she was some executive from the studio who should know better. Turns out she was a very nice local woman who was the girl’s guardian. Terrible.”
After realizing his mistake, the actor said he had to do “a lot of cringing” to make it up, adding, “I did a’Christian Bale.'”
Grant was referring to Bale’s apology after 2009 swearing recording Video of Salvation star berating cameraman leaked online
“I was unhinged, unbelievable,” Bell said. explain then. “I acted like a punk. I’m sorry. … It’s inexcusable.
Despite his affable image, Grant had previously unhappy When the camera is not turning.
2012, comedian jon stewart After a particularly frosty experience on “The Daily Show” three years ago, he vowed to “never” interview Grant again.
“He’s been giving everybody trouble, he’s a headache,” the host recalled Grant’s appearance on the show in 2009, According to Third Beat Magazine.
Grant admitted his actions were “inexcusable” after learning of Stewart’s remarks, tweet: “As it turns out, my inner crab got the better of me in ’09 dealing with TV producers. … J Stewart kicked me right.”
Grant revisited the “Daily Show” incident on “Watch Live with Andy Cohen” in 2015.
“I do lose my temper backstage,” he said explain“About once a year I throw a tantrum and sadly he [Stewart] Witnessed one.