Kathleen Turner discusses Trump ‘gross’ handshake, Elizabeth Taylor’s ‘terrible’ voice in tell-all interview

Kathleen Turner has a revealing interview with Vulture where she opened up about that she didn’t like to work with and her thoughts on Elizabeth Taylor.

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Actress Kathleen Turner doesn’t hold back in a revealing interview, in which they discussed co-stars, they don’t like — including them a slap in the face. She also spoke about her dislike of Elizabeth Taylor’s voice and her unforgettable handshake with Donald Trump.

The “Peggy Sue got Married” star began the interview with Vulture by calling Taylor’s voice is “horrible.” The reporter asked her if she watched Taylor’s performance in “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” before she took the role of Martha.

“God, no. Exactly the opposite. For a while I felt half my life was making her wrongs right,” Turner said.

The actress went on to say Taylor’s voice was “terrible.”

“Yes. ‘Cat on a Hot Tin Roof’ – you ever listen to her voice? It’s terrible,” she said.


“She has a bad voice, bad used. In any case, the people after me all the time to do ‘Sweet Bird of Youth,” and I’m like, ‘Enough of Taylor’ s—.'”

Turner, 64, did not stop there when it came to her opinions on other actors. They claimed that they are actors Jack Nicholson, Michael Douglas and Warren Beatty were all in “competition” to see “who would get me first.” She revealed: “none of them did.” Despite the “competition” they said that they would like to work with Nicholson and Douglas.

They had not the same kind words for Nicholas Cage, Burt Reynolds and the cast of “Friends.” They said the Cage was “difficult” and working with Reynolds “it was horrible.”

“Working with Burt Reynolds was awful,” Turner said. “The first day Burt came and he made me cry. He said something about not taking second place to a woman. His behavior was shocking. It never occurred to me that I was not someone who the same. I left the room sobbing. I called my husband and said, ” I don’t know what to do.” He said: ‘You just do the work.’ It must be very hostile because the crew started the sides. But as for the performance, I was able to keep the negativity away. I’m not convinced Burt was.”

Turner spoke about her guest stint on “Friends” and said she didn’t feel very welcomed by the cast.”

“I will be quite honest, that is my not: I don’t feel very welcomed by the cast. I remember that I wore this difficult sequined dress and my high heels were absolutely killing me. I found it strange that none of the actors thought to offer me a seat. Finally, it was one of the older members of the crew who said, ‘Miss Turner a chair.’ The ‘family’ of actors were such a clique — but I don’t think that my experience with them was unique. I think it’s just that she was such a tight little group that no one outside did,” Turner said. She declined to comment on the cast’s acting skills.


The “Romancing the Stone” star claimed she hit a co-star after he bit her.

“I was doing a play there was a scene where another actor was about my character and f—in’ bit me, and I was like, whack! Maybe he’s not mean, but he was taking things a little far,” Turner said. She did not reveal the name of the co-star, who allegedly bit her.

The interview covered a number of topics, such as Turner fall of a leading lady rumors of her difficult to work with her meet-and-greet with Donald Trump.

Turner told Vulture she met him at a party in New York in the 1980s.

“Yes, bah. He has this gross handshake,” she said before explaining the handshake.

“He’s going to shake your hand and with his index finger, kind of rubs the inside of your wrist. He tries to do a kind of enticing intimacy move. You pull your hand away and go yuck,” she said.

Kathleen Joyce is a breaking/trending news producer for You can follow her via @Kathleen_Joyce8 on Twitter.

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