UPDATED, 5:45 PM: Angela Landsbury has come forward to clarify her controversial statement made yesterday in regards to sexual harassment during an interview with Radio Times magazine. Here is her new statement: "There is no excuse whatsoever for men to harass women in an abusive sexual manner,” said Landsbury in a statement given to Deadline. “And, I am devastated that anyone should deem me capable of thinking otherwise. “Those who have known the quality of my work and…
British-American actress Angela Lansbury says attractive women “must sometimes take blame” for sexual harassment, adding that beauty “has backfired on us.”
Angela Lansbury, a veteran of Disney musicals both live-action (Bedknobs and Broomsticks) and animated (Beauty and the Beast), has joined the cast of Mary Poppins Returns, the currently filming sequel to 1964’s Mary Poppins, in which she’ll be featured as the Balloon Lady, a character who appeared in PL Travers’ series of Mary Poppins children’s books.
On Monday’s Conan, Joel McHale revealed that he might have started a legal battle with Angela Lansbury and Ken Jeong. McHale explained that in his new book, Thanks for the Money: How to Use My Life to Become the Best Joel McHale You Can Be, he wrote a chapter about gaining fame through starting a celebrity feud. McHale also had to answer for claims he made about his Community co-star, Ken Jeong.