No actor needs to be typecast…particularly when their most memorable character is a psychopathic cannibal.
And whereas Hannibal Lecter has carried out nothing to carry again two-time Oscar winner Sir Anthony Hopkins’ profession it might have sabotaged his courting life — no less than based on Martha Stewart.
The iconic American businesswoman bought into how Hopkins was possibly a little bit too convincing in 1991’s “The Silence of The Lambs” throughout a latest look on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show”
During a sport of “Two Truths and a Lie”, the 80-year-old supplied as one of many potential lies: “I dated Sir Anthony Hopkins but broke up with him because I couldn’t stop thinking of him as Hannibal Lecter.”
On the display behind Stewart and DeGeneres have been three statements that included her notion of Hopkins throughout their relationship, her remorse for not accepting the invitation to host “Saturday Night Live” and a attainable tattoo of her canine Creme Brûlée on her foot.
When the 63-year-old speak present host thought it was a lie, Stewart confirmed her relationship with the Academy Award winner in addition to the rationale they’d parted methods.
“I have a big, scary house in Maine that’s way by itself on a hundred acres in a forest and I couldn’t even imagine taking Anthony Hopkins there. I couldn’t because all I could think of was him eating, you know …” she alluded to his character’s cannibalistic tendencies.
During the section Martha additionally revealed that she had beforehand been struck by lightning thrice. Much to Ellen’s disbelief, the house keeper shared that there have been potential advantages to being struck by lightning.
She shared, “It’s actually crazy. I think it’s actually good for you. If it doesn’t kill you, I think it’s good for you.”
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When DeGeneres requested her what it felt wish to be struck by lightning, Stewart replied with a easy reply, “Horrible.”
“Once it came out of my water faucet. I was leaning against my iron sink and I saw the lightning go down the pipe in my garden then back up through the water, hit me on my stomach and threw me on the floor,” she recalled. “And my husband found me. I was alive, but not very comfortable.”
“The other time, the lightning bolt came right through the skylight in my house…I just attract electricity…”
Although the timeline of their relationship will not be clear, Hopkins married Stella Arroyave in 2003. Stewart, who was married to Andrew Stewart from 1961 till 1990, stays single.