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DL Fave Cate Blanchett says she is retiring from acting.

She will be missed

by Anonymousreply 127January 29, 2023 2:16 AM

Bitches will say anything to win an Oscar.

by Anonymousreply 1January 22, 2023 8:00 PM

What's she gonna do, wait tables?

by Anonymousreply 2January 22, 2023 8:00 PM

Wow. Is she that desperate for this Oscar?

by Anonymousreply 3January 22, 2023 8:01 PM

Has she had enough with acting because the award show system is so patriarchal?

by Anonymousreply 4January 22, 2023 8:04 PM

You should stick to your word and do it bitch. I’m sick of everybody fawning all over her like she’s the second coming and her stupid, unfunny sense of humor.

by Anonymousreply 5January 22, 2023 8:06 PM

Good! We have plenty of other very dull actors and actresses already!

by Anonymousreply 6January 22, 2023 8:08 PM

R4 As far as her category (Best Actress) is concerned, white supremacy has always been the much more glaring problem than patriarchy. Curious how none of the outspoken white feminists of Hollywood, including herself, have ever spoken out against it.

by Anonymousreply 7January 22, 2023 8:09 PM

R7: She refers to an award show as a patriarchy and they STILL throw awards at this cunt.

by Anonymousreply 8January 22, 2023 8:10 PM

R7: I can take her place in the Best Actress category and solve the white supremacy and patriarchy!!!

by Anonymousreply 9January 22, 2023 8:11 PM

Link, lazy scrote OP?

by Anonymousreply 10January 22, 2023 8:13 PM

Buh bye

by Anonymousreply 11January 22, 2023 8:13 PM

R9 You're the token black woman that's exempt from white supremacist treatment to make Hollywood look progressive. Shut up and be grateful.

by Anonymousreply 12January 22, 2023 8:13 PM

R9 It really was hilarious to watch a two-time Oscar winner who's about to win a third in her sleep telling a room full of women of color how it was patriarchy's fault that they all had to work their asses off for her scraps.

by Anonymousreply 13January 22, 2023 8:16 PM

That was meant for R8.

by Anonymousreply 14January 22, 2023 8:17 PM

Why are so many actors retired/or retiring while still in middle age/late middle age (at least at an age where they can believably play a patriarch/CEO/pilot/author/professor/general, etc? ) Jim Carrey, Daniel Day Lewis, rumors of Brad Pitt - I am sure there are others I am missing.

Most of the musicians who are retiring are close to 70 (or over) so that I understand.

by Anonymousreply 15January 22, 2023 8:19 PM

I don't care, she's hot as fuck and can say anything she wants. I'll lust for her till the end of time.

by Anonymousreply 16January 22, 2023 8:21 PM

Link to this made up story?

by Anonymousreply 17January 22, 2023 8:21 PM

R7 exactly. The glaring issue in Hollywood and particular in regards to these award shows, is systemic raxism/ white supremacy yet the coward chose to talk about the PaTrIaTcHy, and SJW/ white feminists are praising her for a SuPpOrTiNg WoMeN. Typical

by Anonymousreply 18January 22, 2023 8:22 PM

R17 it's on the dailyFail

by Anonymousreply 19January 22, 2023 8:23 PM

R16, I'm curious, what about this woman is "hot as fuck'? Is that a thing? Are lezzies lusting after her?

by Anonymousreply 20January 22, 2023 8:24 PM

She has talked about this retirement nonsense several times over the years. Never gonna happen.

She's so addicted to her own press, her elevated status (becoming less deserved imo) and her own words. Scary woman.

by Anonymousreply 21January 22, 2023 10:36 PM

Cate Blanchett doesn't 'ever want to work again' after making Tár

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by Anonymousreply 22January 22, 2023 10:42 PM

You shouldn't outstay your welcome.

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by Anonymousreply 23January 22, 2023 10:54 PM

R7, she and many other white feminists have spoken out about racism. You should know, you're the kind of person who calls them "woke" when they criticize racism

by Anonymousreply 24January 22, 2023 11:00 PM

R12 is a Republican who hates Hollywood for being progressive then says Hollywood isn't really progressive.

by Anonymousreply 25January 22, 2023 11:01 PM

She always says she's done with acting. Please my ass. She gets first dibs on all roles for women of a certain age and she's never going to say no to that.

by Anonymousreply 26January 22, 2023 11:02 PM

R8, well it is a patriarchy. Most Academy voters are male, everyone knows that.

by Anonymousreply 27January 22, 2023 11:02 PM

Please retire so I don't have to look at your Play-Doh looking face anymore.

by Anonymousreply 28January 22, 2023 11:04 PM

Systemic racism is a greater issue than than patriarchy. History has shown that white feminists would quicker side with this " oppressive patriarchal system" than fight against racial injustice as long as they remain comfortable:

by Anonymousreply 29January 22, 2023 11:11 PM

R13 exactly. The looks on viola and Michelle's faces said it all

by Anonymousreply 30January 22, 2023 11:13 PM

Don't speak for us, OP.

I don't care for that talentless lesbian.

by Anonymousreply 31January 22, 2023 11:14 PM

She's NOT young!

by Anonymousreply 32January 22, 2023 11:25 PM

She's too much of an attention whore like Meryl ever to retire.

I'll believe it when I see it.

by Anonymousreply 33January 22, 2023 11:31 PM

She talks too much shit

by Anonymousreply 34January 22, 2023 11:34 PM

I don't find her in the least bit attractive and never have.

And I am absolutely certain there's no CEO of lesbians, even here on DL. Nor is there any need for one.

Just sayin'.

by Anonymousreply 35January 22, 2023 11:36 PM

Oh Boo Hoo racism. Black men have done a fuck load more to repress black women than white men.

by Anonymousreply 36January 22, 2023 11:36 PM

I liked that lesbian film she did - Carol, I think. She was very good and I liked the way she spoke about it when she was promoting it, the lesbian angle, she was cool.

by Anonymousreply 37January 22, 2023 11:39 PM

I have liked some of her work and have nothing bad to say about her, but if she is really interested in retiring rather than, say, taking a long break or being more selective and infrequent in taking on roles, why not channel any frustrations with patriarchy into taking a hand on the producer end of things?

Her name behind a project could help remedy some in some small way a problem that's less easily addressed in performing a role

by Anonymousreply 38January 22, 2023 11:40 PM

Just keep cashing these cheques and STFU. She is a greedy bitch, she won't retire

by Anonymousreply 39January 22, 2023 11:44 PM

If any of you bothered to read the interview transcript you would see that she was joking.

by Anonymousreply 40January 22, 2023 11:50 PM

With a chuckle, she continued: ‘And so I don’t ever want to work again.’

by Anonymousreply 41January 22, 2023 11:52 PM

Link of this didn’t happen.

by Anonymousreply 42January 22, 2023 11:55 PM

She's such a homely, unconvincing imitation of an actress.

by Anonymousreply 43January 23, 2023 12:10 AM

She's carbon copy Cate.

by Anonymousreply 44January 23, 2023 12:12 AM

R15 They're probably just bored. They have tons of money, also.

by Anonymousreply 45January 23, 2023 12:14 AM

Her mother lives with her. How sweet. She wants to retire to live out the rest of her days gardening with her mawmaw, aww, that's admirable

by Anonymousreply 46January 23, 2023 12:21 AM

Cate Blanchett suggests acting retirement, says she’s ‘profoundly homesick’

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by Anonymousreply 47January 23, 2023 12:24 AM

Another white woman taking recognition away from an Asian woman.

by Anonymousreply 48January 23, 2023 12:43 AM

R48 how so?

by Anonymousreply 49January 23, 2023 12:44 AM

Michelle Yeoh would be the first Asian woman to win an Oscar. And yet Cate is relentlessly campaigning for herself.

by Anonymousreply 50January 23, 2023 12:47 AM

Actors can't stop talking, so eventually they say everything. None of it has meaning.

by Anonymousreply 51January 23, 2023 12:48 AM

I wonder what kind of research she did to play a middle aged lesbian so convincingly

by Anonymousreply 52January 23, 2023 1:06 AM

Ive seen her on publicity tours. I think she's full of crap. I don't mind her on screen, however.

by Anonymousreply 53January 23, 2023 1:09 AM

If I remember correctly Cate said she studied Susan Sontag in preparation for Lydia Tar.

by Anonymousreply 54January 23, 2023 1:13 AM

She explained to the Associated Press that her biggest source of research was documentaries on figures like Carlos Kleiber or Herbert von Karajan. These offered her intimate glimpses into the lives and psyches of conductors, which proved very useful in mapping out the worldview of Lydia Tár.

by Anonymousreply 55January 23, 2023 1:15 AM

She would.

by Anonymousreply 56January 23, 2023 1:15 AM

I wish she'd studied Sontag's hair.

by Anonymousreply 57January 23, 2023 1:16 AM

So pompous , oh I studied Susan Sontag. Puh-leeeze she probably watched tons of L word and Bette Potter was her main character study.

by Anonymousreply 58January 23, 2023 1:17 AM

I'm still waiting for her to start acting.

by Anonymousreply 59January 23, 2023 2:00 AM

R50, she wouldn't be the first Asian woman to win an Oscar, just the first to win the best actress Oscar (if she prevails over Cate, that is).

by Anonymousreply 60January 23, 2023 2:39 AM

[quote]Oh Boo Hoo racism. Black men have done a fuck load more to repress black women than white men.

Black men do not run Hollywood.

by Anonymousreply 61January 23, 2023 2:40 AM

Enough with the Cate B slander. I know someone who knows someone who knows Cate and they have said she is a really nice person. Top notch.

by Anonymousreply 62January 23, 2023 3:20 AM

[quote] Black men do not run Hollywood.

Who runs Hollywood?

by Anonymousreply 63January 23, 2023 3:22 AM

Once again, because it’s much easier to click on a headline than read an actual article (“oh, too many words! I’m frightened!”), if any of you bothered to read the interview transcript you would see that she was joking.

by Anonymousreply 64January 23, 2023 3:33 AM

Her unfunny jokes. Humorless Brit. Typical

by Anonymousreply 65January 23, 2023 3:36 AM

“Just” the first Asian American woman to win best actress? It’s a bit more important than that. It’s never happened in the history of the Oscars. The privileged white women need to take a break and let others win.

by Anonymousreply 66January 23, 2023 3:43 AM

I won.

by Anonymousreply 67January 23, 2023 3:44 AM

Unfunny to you, R65? Maybe her humour went over your head.

She’s not a “Brit”, by the way - get your facts straight before sharing your opinion.

by Anonymousreply 68January 23, 2023 4:01 AM

[quote] I know someone who knows someone who knows someone who knows someone

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by Anonymousreply 69January 23, 2023 4:02 AM

Did Cate preface her statement with a land acknowledgment?

by Anonymousreply 70January 23, 2023 4:13 AM

What does the mean r70?

by Anonymousreply 71January 23, 2023 4:19 AM

That *

by Anonymousreply 72January 23, 2023 4:29 AM

R71, R72 That is the daily prayer that every Australian is forced to make whenever they meet and whenever they do something. Even the non-believers are forced to utter this sacred prayer.

by Anonymousreply 73January 23, 2023 4:33 AM

Won't be missed at all.

by Anonymousreply 74January 23, 2023 4:34 AM

R71 In Australia now before all their TV shows, they have a thing where a card and voice over says 'The maker of this show pays tribute to the Indigenous people on whose land we filmed, and we apologize for being white'.

by Anonymousreply 75January 23, 2023 4:35 AM

She is just an actress.

by Anonymousreply 76January 23, 2023 4:39 AM

R75 The only place where I hear this frequently is in the lecture halls, led by professors at the start of lecture, or at some governemntal ceremony

Cate is a pretentious fool if she recites land acknowledgment before her interviews

by Anonymousreply 77January 23, 2023 4:46 AM

Australia is only now doing land acknowledgements??

by Anonymousreply 78January 23, 2023 4:48 AM

We should get her a cake. Maybe someone could pick up a card?

by Anonymousreply 79January 23, 2023 4:48 AM

YAY! She's going away!

by Anonymousreply 80January 23, 2023 4:48 AM

I can never finish any of her movies. I always fall alseep. I try the next day and same thing happens...

by Anonymousreply 81January 23, 2023 4:54 AM

[quote] The maker of this show pays tribute to the Indigenous people

This was brought to Australia by the powerful Catholics in the powerful Australian Labour Party.

They lost their faith in Jesus so they replaced their old pious religious mantra (shown below) and replaced with a new pious religious mantra.

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by Anonymousreply 82January 23, 2023 5:45 AM

According to the IMDB she has one TV show in production, one film in pre-production, and another TV series in development. She aint retiring.

by Anonymousreply 83January 23, 2023 5:54 AM

Maybe she was only joking?

by Anonymousreply 84January 23, 2023 5:57 AM

I've seen her in person, she is very full of herself

by Anonymousreply 85January 23, 2023 6:03 AM

I've seen her in person, and she looked right through me!

by Anonymousreply 86January 23, 2023 6:42 AM

R85, you came to this conclusion with just a glance?

by Anonymousreply 87January 23, 2023 12:22 PM

The people claiming she needs to step aside to allow Yeoh to win are delusional. That move would be incredibly condescending, and cheapen the value of the award itself. Diversity will improve at the award level when it improves in high quality projects. I'd be happy to see Yeoh win (although I prefer Blanchett's performance) but she should win through merit and real competition

by Anonymousreply 88January 23, 2023 12:48 PM

I wish we could get to the end of this "(Blank) would be the first (Blank) to play/win the (Blank).

Nobody cares about the "First Albino Tongan in a wheelchair to win the Pillsbury Bake-Off"!

by Anonymousreply 89January 23, 2023 4:46 PM

What a show-off. Oh I'm going to retire just to garden. Do these people think before they speak?

by Anonymousreply 90January 23, 2023 4:50 PM

R89.i think you've got the wrong g thread

by Anonymousreply 91January 23, 2023 4:51 PM

She's pulling a Daniel Day Lewis. Is she really that desperate to win an Oscar for a film nobody saw and for a performance she's done a million times before?

by Anonymousreply 92January 23, 2023 5:19 PM

So every movie should start with the sign of the cross r82? Hey, are you a cultish Catholic like Mel Gibson's father? Are you obsessed with Vatican II and all those anti-Popes since then?

by Anonymousreply 93January 23, 2023 5:33 PM

R92 Have you seen the film? This is NOT a performance she’s done a million times. Whereas with DDL he was serious, Blanchett probably just wants maybe some time to herself and some rest after her next projects, then she will come back, if she ever stops working at all. Tilda Swinton has said she wants to retire but hasn’t. Actors get bored after awhile when they have time off, then they get back to it.

Blanchett has an ego, like all multiple Oscar winners, and many in the acting industry. She can’t resist the thought of joining the three Oscar winner club. That’s why I expect to see a turbo charged campaign with her promoting Tar. She knocks Yeoh off the screen in terms of acting, and what she brings to this role.

by Anonymousreply 94January 23, 2023 5:42 PM

Shut up Cate sycophant

by Anonymousreply 95January 23, 2023 6:15 PM

Can't imagine any retirement would be permanent. If it happens at all, I'm sure she'll re-emerge as old actress playing old actress roles to acclaim and fortune. And good for her.

Old bitch with an accent is an irresistible role.

by Anonymousreply 96January 23, 2023 6:22 PM

R95 #suckit. You know what i mean?

by Anonymousreply 97January 23, 2023 6:33 PM

Maybe she was joking.

by Anonymousreply 98January 23, 2023 6:33 PM

What was ot that Fox news guy said about Le Bron James ? Shut up and dribble? Well Cate should do the same. Shut up and act, or go away. I’ve had enough with her constantly rattling on about things which don't concern her .

by Anonymousreply 99January 23, 2023 6:37 PM

With a chuckle, she continued: “and so I don’t ever want to work again”.

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by Anonymousreply 100January 23, 2023 6:38 PM

“Have you not seem the film?”

Uh, 99.99999% of the population will never watch it

by Anonymousreply 101January 23, 2023 6:41 PM

R101 That’s what I thought. Then how can you claim it’s a performance she’s given a million times?

by Anonymousreply 102January 23, 2023 7:56 PM

Tomorrow is the Oscar noms. I will be nominated and I will also win. Mark my words.

by Anonymousreply 103January 23, 2023 7:57 PM

I've always wondered..is Cate part albino?

by Anonymousreply 104January 23, 2023 9:08 PM

Her ancestry includes English, some Scottish, and remote French roots.

by Anonymousreply 105January 23, 2023 9:11 PM

Very albinoesque

by Anonymousreply 106January 23, 2023 9:15 PM

I just saw her on Graham Norton and she sends her love!

Her last line from Nightmare Alley, "I'll live", was camp heaven.

by Anonymousreply 107January 23, 2023 9:21 PM

Australians aren’t as obsessed with ancestry as Americans but if you’re going to include “English, some Scottish and remote French roots” you may as well include her father, who was born in Texas.

by Anonymousreply 108January 23, 2023 9:47 PM

What ancestry is being born in Texas called?

by Anonymousreply 109January 23, 2023 9:56 PM

American, presumably.

by Anonymousreply 110January 23, 2023 10:30 PM

Texas roots or Texas stem?

by Anonymousreply 111January 23, 2023 10:31 PM

Retire from what? Playing dress up and pretending to be another person?

Someone should remind her that she is just an actress

by Anonymousreply 112January 23, 2023 10:31 PM

[quote] Australians aren’t as obsessed with ancestry as Americans but if you’re going to include “English, some Scottish and remote French roots” you may as well include her father, who was born in Texas.

Since her father is from Texas, I assume she's mostly of English/Scot-Irish stock, as the majority of White southerners.

by Anonymousreply 113January 23, 2023 10:37 PM

Her mother is Australian and she met the Texan Navy Chef Petty Officer when his ship broke down in Melbourne.

by Anonymousreply 114January 23, 2023 11:38 PM

MAYBE SHE WAS ONLY JOKING!!

by Anonymousreply 115January 23, 2023 11:43 PM

We can't hear you say it louder R115

by Anonymousreply 116January 23, 2023 11:48 PM

R115 must be a disgruntled lezzie fangurl. I hear L chat is down

by Anonymousreply 117January 23, 2023 11:49 PM

Would anyone miss her?

Tar - flop

Nightmare Alley - flop

Where’d You Go Bernadette? - flop

by Anonymousreply 118January 23, 2023 11:52 PM

Truth - flop. Even with Robert Redford.

by Anonymousreply 119January 23, 2023 11:58 PM

Well she is no Nicole Kidman...

by Anonymousreply 120January 24, 2023 12:36 AM

Tomorrow, Cate Blanchett will score her 8th Oscar nomination for TÁR.

She will join the esteemed circle of 8-time Oscar nominees: Judi Dench, Glenn Close, Katharine Hepburn, Bette Davis, Geraldine Page and Meryl Streep.

by Anonymousreply 121January 24, 2023 1:00 AM

She thinks 'Millions of people" would care if she retires?

by Anonymousreply 122January 24, 2023 12:21 PM

Norma Desmondesque delusions?

by Anonymousreply 123January 24, 2023 1:47 PM

She farts in her sleep

by Anonymousreply 124January 24, 2023 4:43 PM

Michelle Yeoh is 'speaking out'.

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by Anonymousreply 125January 24, 2023 5:26 PM

She reminds me of Annette Funicello except not quite as dedicated to her craft.

by Anonymousreply 126January 24, 2023 8:18 PM

I decided to do a Cate Blanchett movie watch weekend. Watching her old movies like Elizabeth Notes. Etc.. it really is a travesty such magnificent performance as Queen Elizabeth didn't get her an Oscar for best actress

by Anonymousreply 127January 29, 2023 2:16 AM
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