Possibly Glenda Jackson’s last media interviewmain
My hot-headed former MP gets into a horrible tangle with the LA Times.
“You’re the people I avoid like the plague!”
Her adversarial manner, confounding at first, left me feeling defeated. Aware of her contentious reputation, I asked if she thrived on conflict.
“I don’t. I have opinions, yes.”
“Would you describe yourself as angry?”
“Depends on what context.”
“This is a conversation.”
“I’m not angry.”
“You’re quite ferocious in your manner.”
“Oh no, really, come on.”
Seeing that I was prepared to end the interview, Jackson grew conciliatory. I must say in her defense that her refusal to traffic in bromides and pleasantries is rare and somewhat admirable. It is her fierce independence of mind, after all, that has set her apart as an actress.
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