3. Art reflects life
“When I first saw the script, I didn’t know why the mother was so angry,” Fonda told reporters, “so I had to find her story.” Referring to Viola’s numerous tantrums and tendency to be dramatic on screen, she added: “I learned some of the over-the-top behavior from Ted.”
She explained further Live information“He’s the only person I know who has had to apologize more often than me. He is absolutely crazy, he is outrageous and there is no self-censorship in him. But at the same time, he’s incredibly likable and I’ve never known anyone. So when I got the chance to play Viola, I felt like I was given permission to go overboard because I knew what that could look like.
“I don’t want to say it because that’s what it’s called The monster’s father-in-law that he is a monster. I’m crazy about this man. I absolutely adore him and we are close friends. Do you know what I’m saying? It’s like just going all out and hitting the fence.”
She and Turner remained friends, although according to Fonda’s 2005 memoir My life so farTurner was a serial cheater. Still, “it was really hard to leave – I was 62 and had no career left,” Fonda recalled New Yorker in 2018.” I didn’t have to work, someone took care of me. And yet I knew that if I stayed, I would never become who I was supposed to be as a whole person, as a truly authentic being. person. I tried to explain it to him but he doesn’t really understand.