‘I shouted “w**ker”… it was a total stranger!’ After yelling at an unknown man, she believed he was Alistair McGowan, Dame Judi Dench became red-faced.
- After being convinced that they were Alistair McGowan, Dame Judi Dench once yelled at a stranger.
- The actress, 87, thought it would be amusing to blurt ‘w**ker’ at the impressionist while they were appearing in a show together
- Dame Judi, however, shouted at someone unknown as she struggled to see well because of macular degeneration
- Dame Judi has recently admitted that she is unable to read and write due to advanced macular degeneration. However, she insists that she won’t be retiring because of the condition.
Dame Judi Dench once shouted an expletive at a total stranger after she was convinced they were actor Alistair McGowan.
The actress, 87, thought it would be amusing to blurt ‘w**ker’ at the impressionist while they were appearing in a show together.
However, Dame Judi yelled at an unknown person as she struggles to see well due to macular degeneration.
Blunder: Dame Judi Dench, 87, once shouted an expletive at a total stranger after she was convinced they were actor Alistair McGowan (Dame Judi pictured last month)
She Explained The Sun: ‘I was driving along and saw who I thought was Alistair McGowan and I shouted ‘wr’… and it was a total stranger.’
This was not the first time that Dame Judi got into trouble with one her most famous friends.
She told how she was once performing at London’s Gielgud Theatre and thought she saw theatre director Howard Davies sitting in the stalls.
Mishap: The actress thought it would be amusing to blurt ‘w**ker’ at the impressionist, 58, while they were appearing in a show together (Alistair pictured in 2017)
Star said, “So I took a piece paper and folded it up. Then I wrote on it: “I suppose a shag would be out of the question?”
“I dropped the note, looked up, and played the scene. I glanced back… it was also a complete stranger.”
Dame Judi recently admitted that she is unable to read and write because of advanced macular degeneration.
Awkward: She She also believed she had seen Howard Davies at London’s Gielgud Theater, and she sent him a joking note. But it was a stranger (Howard pictured 1999).
The screen star, known for her part in Bond movies, spoke openly to Louis Theroux from BBC about her struggles with her health. The Sun.
The Academy Award winner refused to quit and stated that she will not be retiring soon despite her condition, but acknowledged that it was ‘bad’.
“I don’t want retire. I can’t see so I am not doing much. It’s bad,’ Dame Judi said.
She She is determined to “teach” herself a new method of learning.
Dame Judi said that when she went out for dinner with David Mills, he had no idea what was on her plate and had to make her some food.
‘He She cut it up, and then handed it to her on a fork. This is how she ate it.
According to the NHS “age-related macular disease (AMD),” is a common condition that affects central vision. It typically affects people in their 50s or 60s.
Strong: Dame Judi recently revealed that she can’t read or write due to suffering from advanced macular degeneration but insists she won’t retire due to the condition (pictured last month)