Wednesday 18 October 2017

'I know, I looked weird,' Uma Thurman blames 'new face' on bad makeup

Caitlin McBride

Caitlin McBride

Actress Uma Thurman has blamed her much talked about red carpet appearance on bad makeup.

The Kill Bill star(44) was at the centre of plastic surgery reports earlier this week after she stepped out to promote her latest show, The Slap.

And while plastic surgeons and tabloids lined up to question whether or not she's gone under the knife, the reappearance of Una's 'normal' face has silenced her critics.

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Uma Thurman on Today, NBC
Uma Thurman on Today, NBC
Uma Thurman attends the press night for 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory' at Theatre Royal on June 25, 2013 in London, England.
(L-R) Uma Thurman attends the "Clouds Of Sils Maria" premiere during the 67th Annual Cannes Film Festival
Actress Uma Thurman attends 2015 House Of SpeakEasy Gala at City Winery on January 28, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Ilya S. Savenok/Getty Images)
Kelly Peston, John Travolta, Uma Thurman, Quentin Tarantino and Lawrence Bender at Cannes
Actress Uma Thurman attends "The Slap" New York Premiere Party at The New Museum on February 9, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Robin Marchant/Getty Images)

She appeared on The Today Show with Savannah Guthrie when she was asked about her red carpet turn, which she said was down to a lack of eye makeup.

"I know I look weird," she said. . "I don't know, I guess nobody liked my makeup."

"I've been doing this for years and years and years -- people say things nice and they say things mean and it's like whatever. You take the good with the bad."

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Uma Thurman on Today, NBC
Uma Thurman on Today, NBC

Her makeup artist Troy Surratt said that they tried something new that night, a trick he likely won't be trying again soon.

"We did a much stronger brow and a bold lip for a French sort of feel," he told Refinery29. "The way I shaded her eyebrows with the pencil, I created an uplifting effect. Then, I finished with a shimmering, silky-beige shadow on her lids, and went with no mascara at all. Sort of a reaction against all the fake lashes we've been seeing on the red carpet."

(L-R) Uma Thurman attends the
(L-R) Uma Thurman attends the "Clouds Of Sils Maria" premiere during the 67th Annual Cannes Film Festival

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