Sunday 17 February 2019

Kim Cattrall on Irish men: 'Brendan Gleeson has this amazing twinkle in his eye'

Kim Cattrall as she attended the Jameson Dublin International Film Festival screening of
Kim Cattrall as she attended the Jameson Dublin International Film Festival screening of "Sensitive Skin" in Movies at Dundrum in Dundrum Dublin

Kim Cattrall has said she prefers Irish film star Brendan Gleeson to younger actors like Fifty Shades of Grey’s Jamie Dornan.

The 58-year-old actress said 32-year-old Dornan is far too young for her, and she admitted that Gleeson, who is a friend of hers, has a twinkle in his eye.

“Brendan has this amazing twinkle in his eye,” Cattrall told Ryan Tubridy tonight.

“At this point in my life, I like good sex, but I like a cuddle afterwards,” she joked, saying she prefers older men.

The actress, who played Samantha in Sex and The City, said she does not know if a third movie will be made.

She said the show was “almost like a zeitgeist... and then to repeat it? I would hate for fans to go away and say, oh it wasn’t as good as this or as good as that.”

“It’s in the hands of the writers,” Cattrall told Ryan Tubridy.

She said the reason why the show was such a worldwide success was because “it was fun, and it was for women, and women were coming together to enjoy it.”

“Why not learn about [sex]? Knowledge is power, especially if you’re lonely.”

Cattrall, who is in Dublin for the Jameson Dublin International Film Festival, met with her friend Brendan Gleeson and

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