Emily Blunt covers Elle UK May 2012

Something to pick up today… Elle UK May 2012. Emily Blunt is the cover model and the styling for this shoot is fabulous. Blunt is photographed by Thomas Schenck, wearingFendi to Balmain. What’s not to love in that situation?! Here’s a preview of the interview found within this month’s issue with Emily Blunt…(Ps. Don’t be swayed by her comment on cockroaches in my home state of North Carolina… there’s a hell of a lot more going on in that town and rarely does it involve ugly insects… call me prejudiced).

Interview Highlights:

On breaking into a fit of giggles on meeting Barack Obama and feeling Michelle Obama’s skin:

“I
was so starstruck…we were at the White House having cocktails and
this woman said, ‘Would you like to meet President Obama?’ They
introduced me
and then he turned to me and went, ‘Oh. Oh. You are a wonderful
actress.’ And I laughed, screechingly and hysterically, I couldn’t stop.
They had to usher me away. I fell apart. I don’t know what happened to
me. He looked nine-feet tall. I think my eyes rolled
back in my head. I gave Michelle a hug and she had skin like silk.”

On having a stutter as a child

“It was hard. I’d want to ask to go to the toilet but couldn’t get the words out.”

 On being freaked out by bugs whilst filming in North Carolina with Colin Firth:

“We
[Colin Firth and myself] were filming in this really damp, run-down old
house in North Carolina. I was sitting with my make-up artist and all
of
a sudden she just went, ‘Oooooooooooooooah!’ I looked around and it was
like the sound had cut out – everything went into slow motion. It was a
cockroach, like, this long [she holds her fingers about four inches
apart] just sitting right on my shoulder.”

On not caring what people say about her red carpet style:

“I
like to mix it up, but I don’t care what people say about what I’m
wearing on the red carpet, because there’s inevitably going to be
someone who
hates it, even if you wear something that a lot of people like. I don’t
care. I know what I like and what I feel good in and I like to take a
few risks. They’re not huge strides.”

To see a behind the scenes video of Emily Blunt’s ELLE UK Shoot please go to

http://www.elleuk.com/star-style/news/behind-the-cover-emily-blunt


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