Anne Hathaway Admits She Struggles To Do A British Accent, Says Her 3-Year-Old Son Hates Her Singing

Anne Hathaway admits she still struggles to do a British accent as she talks about her role in “The Hustle” on Friday’s “The Graham Norton Show”.

Hathaway, who appears on the chat show alongside her co-star Rebel Wilson, says she wasn’t given much warning in terms of preparing for the accent.

She reveals, “I found out I had to do it a week before we started shooting. I thought if I didn’t do it, it wouldn’t make a difference, but the director insisted.

“I’ve done it before and it hasn’t always gone well, and it is so stressful to see someone struggle through an accent, so I got a dialect coach and made the best of it.”

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Hathaway’s comments come after her Yorkshire accent in the 2011 film “One Day” was criticized.

The actress’ “Graham Norton Show” appearance also sees her tell the talk-show host that her 3-year-old son Jonathan is not a fan of her singing voice.

Hathaway famously won an Oscar for her role in “Les Miserables”, but she shares: “He does not like my singing voice at all. When I sing he puts his hand up and says, ‘Mama no! Mama no!'”

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“He is a very tough crowd. Recently though, I was singing something from ‘Peppa Pig’ and he let me continue. I was crying and singing!”



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