Hugh Grant has been condemned by the global media for his ‘painfully awkward’ red carpet interview with Ashley Graham at the Oscars last night.
The 62-year-old actor lacked any real enthusiasm when he stepped out for the Los Angeles event, showing unabashed disdain to questions from the 34-year-old supermodel.
Grant has been criticized by domestic and foreign media for shutting up the enthusiastic reporter and even rolling his eyes during the ‘excruciating’ interview about his brief cameo in the film Glass Onion.
At the beginning of the interview, Ms Graham asked her: ‘What was it like to be in Glass Onion? How fun is it to film something like that?’
But he was met with an awkward response: “Well, I’m barely on it, I was on it for about three seconds,” Grant replied.
Hugh Grant has been condemned as a ‘piece of sh*t’ and an ‘asshole’ by the global media for his ‘painfully awkward’ red carpet interview with Ashley Graham.
‘It must have been fun though, you had fun right?’ the 34-year-old said as she moved through the awkward chat.
‘Erm…almost,’ the actor replied while looking away.
Smiling and enduring the interview, the model asked: ‘What are you wearing?’ While Hugh offered an insightful: “My suit.”
In the aftermath from the interview, the Norwegian publication TV2 posted the headline, ‘What a piece of shit’ below an image of the Notting Hill actor in reference to the social media backlash he has suffered.
meanwhile, french exit FranceDaily it went with the headline: “Hugh Grant Rolls His Eyes After Painfully Awkward Interview On Oscars Red Carpet.”
In a brutal assessment of the The Four Weddings and a Funeral star’s interview, the article began by saying, ‘Why give up doing a red carpet interview if you’re going to be an asshole on live TV?
“That’s the question we have for Hugh Grant, who literally rolled his eyes after rejecting every one of Ashley Graham’s questions during the Oscars pre-show that aired on ABC on Sunday.”
Norwegian publication TV2 published the headline “What a piece of shit” below an image of the Notting Hill actor in reference to the backlash he has received on social media.
italian newspaper The messenger he also participated in the backlash, accusing Grant of assuming a “rude attitude during the interview, responding in a boring and blatantly disinterested way”.
And they added: “Despite the journalist’s attempts to establish a normal dialogue, the face of ‘Notting Hill’ has opted for monosyllables and sometimes derogatory.”
american magazine Rolling Stone she didn’t hold back either, stating: ‘Hugh Grant had a rough night, coming off as the undisputed queen bitch of the ceremony. She did a red carpet interview with Ashley Graham, rolled her eyes and complained about not getting enough screen time at Glass Onion.
The outlet also took to its social media channels to do a dig at Grant, tweeting: “And the Best Actress Oscar goes to Ashley Graham telling Hugh Grant “it was nice talking to you.”
Grant’s agonizing interview has been felt far and wide, with the Greek publication OEMA with the headline: ‘Killing Rude Hugh Grant and Ashley Graham’s Snobbish Interview at the Oscars’. They also criticized Grant for being “clumsy” and “brief”.
Meanwhile, the Washington Post labeled Grant’s interview “excruciating” and the Swedish newspaper Voiced he simply asked: ‘But what are you saying, Hugh Grant?’
The Italian website Corriere rated the performances of different actors at the Oscars but, unsurprisingly, Grant did not receive a high rating. The Love Actually star received a 4 out of 10 and was called ‘naughty’.
FranceDaily didn’t hold back on Grant over his ‘painfully awkward’ interview as he was accused of being a ‘jerk’ on live TV
Italian newspaper Il Messaggero also weighed in on the backlash, accusing “boring” Grant of assuming a “rude attitude during the interview”.
US magazine Rolling Stone jokingly hailed Ashley Graham for Best Actress for “telling Hugh Grant ‘it was nice talking to you’.”
The Greek newspaper OEMA launched a scathing attack on Hugh Grant for being a ‘snob’ in the interview
The Swedish newspaper Expressen simply asked: ‘But what are you saying, Hugh Grant?’ while the global media criticized the actor
The Italian website Corriere rated Grant’s performance at the Oscars a four out of 10, calling it “mischievous”.
The Washington Post went so far as to say that Hugh Grant’s interview with Ashley Graham was “unbearable”
Euro.esEuro criticized Grant for the “awkward interview” at the 95th Academy Awards
They said he “did his best to dampen the interviewer’s enthusiasm.”
Those at home watching the 95th Annual Academy Awards took to social media last night to criticize Grant, with some calling him “awkward,” “painful” and “awkward.”
It momentarily downplayed a glitzy night in Hollywood, where Everything Everywhere All At Once ruled the Academy Awards with seven wins, including Best Picture, while Michelle Yeoh won Best Actress for her role in the film.
Brendan Fraser capped off his incredible career comeback with a Best Actor win for his role in The Whale.