47-year old Regina King who has had the spotlight on her since the awards season began is on the current edition of Vanity Fair magazine. The mother o
47-year old Regina King who has had the spotlight on her since the awards season began is on the current edition of Vanity Fair magazine. The mother of one talks about her recent awards sweep, her journey in Hollywood and more.
Here are excerpts of Regina King interview
On living Oscar season firsthand
“It is very cool to be 47 and [have] this s–t be new. Having this experience now, I see a whole ‘nother regard for film.”
On a moment leading up to the Golden Globes, during which a Hollywood Foreign Press Association member struck up an awkward conversation
“He said, ‘So, the other members are telling me I should know who you are.’ I just let him keep talking, and he said, ‘Yes, and you just were stunning in the movie, just fantastic in the movie. But you’ve been working for a while. You’ve done some Tyler Perry films?’” Regina pauses, recalling how she shook her head and tried to press through. “I said, ‘No, no, I’ve never done a Tyler Perry film.’ And it’s just that moment of, like, man—you could just say that you thought I was great in the movie. You want to be gracious, but then there’s a part of you that wants to say, ‘We’re not all the same person.’”
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