Sunday 25 September 2016

Dame Julie Andrews' epic response to Irish journalist

Published 03/04/2015 | 08:02

Julie Andrews pictured at The Savoy Cinema in Dublin where she attended the Jameson Dublin International Film Festival screening of The Sound of Music
Julie Andrews pictured at The Savoy Cinema in Dublin where she attended the Jameson Dublin International Film Festival screening of The Sound of Music

Dame Julie Andrews was left momentarily stunned on the red carpet at the Jameson Dublin International Film Festival.

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The legendary actress received a rapturous reception when she walked the red carpet at Dublin’s Savoy Cinema for the closing gala of the Jameson Dublin International Film Festival.

Julie Andrews
Julie Andrews

Most journalists quizzed Andrews about warm apple strudel, brown paper packages tied up with string, and the delightfully brooding Captain Von Trapp.

But one reporter caught the good Dame off guard when she asked if the Oscar winner had ever “taken anything while on a set”.

Andrews stared at the hack slack jawed for a moment before composing herself.

“For a moment I thought you were talking about drugs,” she said before clarifying the only item she had ever “taken” from a Hollywood film set were Mary Poppins buttoned up boots. “And I don’t regret it,” she declared.

Irish Independent

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