Rupert Everett: Rupert Everett who is known for his roles in My Best Friend’s Wedding had dubbed Madona as “An Old Whiny Barmaid”. And finally, he has come with an explanation as to why he did that. And here’s what he says.
Everett was formerly good friends with Madonna. He said, “We were very, very close, I must say, for a long time, and she’s someone that I adored and still do.” And further added, “I think I was in love with her. I adored her.”
Though in the memoir Red Carpets and Other Banana Skins, Rupert Everett referred to Madonna in what appeared to be slightly disparaging terms.
When asked Everett was asked by Morgan what he described Madonna in his book, he said, “A screechy barmaid?” To which Morgan corrected by saying, “An old whiny barmaid.” While he further added saying, “You didn’t finish there … You called her a curious little thing, Satan, a she-man. And you appear surprised that it put a little [cloud] over your relationship.”
To this comment, Everett has given the explanation that it was never meant to be offensive. He further justified saying, “The whiny old barmaid was meant to be a compliment.” He added, “She really got guys like that. And she was really charming. That wasn’t meant to be rude actually … Are you sure I put ‘old’?”
Piers Morgan’s Life Stories with Rupert Everett airs on ITV tonight (4 March) at 9 pm.