Nadia Sawalha has revealed she doesn’t just like the movie Bridget Jones’s Diary as a result of she’s ‘livid’ she missed out on the lead function.
The 2001 romantic comedy starred Renee Zellweger because the hapless and unfortunate in love Bridget – however Nadia thinks she may have achieved a much better job.
Discussing why she doesn’t like some of the well-liked movies from the early 2000s, Nadia admitted she was upset to not have bagged the function of a lifetime.
Talking on Unfastened Ladies on Friday, she revealed: ‘I used to be livid. Initially I used to be a drunkard actress myself and I may have performed it brilliantly.
‘I used to be residing that life after which they received this American girl to come back in and I simply didn’t imagine in her as a result of… really I used to be simply actually irritated I didn’t get the half!’
When Stacey Solomon identified that she thought Bridget Jones’s Diary could be a movie Nadia would love, the presenter admitted it was too near dwelling for her to love it.
Renee Zellweger performed the enduring function of Bridget Jones (Image: Alex Bailey/Miramax/Common/Kobal/REX)
Nadia was fuming she didn’t get the job regardless of residing the lifetime of Bridget Jones on the time (Image: ITV)
Nadia added: ‘No, no, no – that complete phrase of “Doing a Bridget” that was coined, I used to be that. I used to be consuming and smoking an excessive amount of.’
Bridget Jones’s Diary was an enormous field workplace success, grossing over $280million (£207million) worldwide and spawning the sequels Bridget Jones: The Fringe of Cause in 2004 and 2016’s Bridget Jones’s Child.
Renee performed the 32-year-old Bridget as she navigated struggles with singledom and her weight, and her dalliances along with her womaniser boss Daniel Cleaver, played by Hugh Grant and Mark Darcy, performed by Colin Firth.
Producers had searched for 2 years to seek out the proper actress for the function of Bridget, additionally contemplating Helena Bonham Carter, Cate Blanchett, Kate Winslet, Emily Watson and Rachel Weisz earlier than deciding on Renee.
Unfastened Ladies airs weekdays from 12.30 on ITV.