GUY Pearce has publicly expressed his opinion on Cate Blanchett.
Photo by Don Arnold/WireImage/Getty Images – GettyGuy Pearce at the 2022 AACTA Awards in Sydney, Australia, on December 7, 2022[/caption]
What did Guy Pearce say about Cate Blanchett on Twitter?
Pearce took to Twitter to express his opinion on who he believed should win the Critic’s Choice Award for Best Actress out of the nominees, who included Blanchett, Ana de Armas, Michelle Williams, and Margot Robbie.
He tweeted: “Please be Ana De Armas!!!! Incredible performance!”
As reported by the Daily Mail, once Blanchett won the award, Pearce allegedly wrote “Fascinating choice…” in a since-deleted tweet.
The outlet also reported that the actor later wrote “Ah, no thanks” along with a retweet from a fan account dedicated to the actress that showed her posing for a bondage-style photo shoot. This has also been deleted.
Pearce has since expressed that he has no issue with Blanchett.
On January 23, he responded to a Twitter user who asked about his deleted tweets.
As the Daily Mail reported, he wrote: “Fear not. No beef at all. I was merely being sarcastic. I adore Miss CB. She’s incredible…..One of our best!”
At the time of this publication, Blanchett has not responded to the situation.
When did the alleged feud between Guy Pearce and Cate Blanchett begin?
The alleged beef reportedly dates back nearly 15 years and involves a monetary disagreement.
In September 2008, Pearce spoke with The Age about his performance in Poor Boy with the Sydney Theatre Company while Blanchett was serving as the organizations co-artistic director.
He said: “I’ve been talking to the (STC). But I’m not committing to do a Sydney season in July this far out. I love the piece and I’ve been practicing my songs in the shower.
“I’m very psyched about doing it in Melbourne with the MTC because I’ve worked with them before and this is important for them. I’ll get to spend summer at home and be working like a regular actor.
“OK, I could make a lot of more money doing a movie in the same time frame but being at home is kind of priceless. But then to come back to it in Sydney later in the year after a gap of several months …”
Photo by Dave Benett/Getty Images for Eco-Age – GettyCate Blanchett at the Green Carpet Fashion Awards 2023 in Hollywood, California, on March 9, 2023[/caption]
He continued: “I’d certainly do it if I didn’t have any other projects coming forward but it’s way too early to tell. If I’m not at home I might as well be doing something like a movie that pays a decent amount.
“I mean it would be hard to say: ‘Sorry, I don’t want to do your movie because I want to work for nothing in Sydney for another three months.’
“Ms. Blanchett’s fantastic, absolutely, but I’ve got to make a living. Unless she wants to pay me what she earns. If she does it’ll be the most the STC ever paid an actor, I guarantee.”
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