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Penelope Cruz: It Was Crowded When Kissing Scarlett Johansson

Penelope Cruz: It Was Crowded When Kissing Scarlett Johansson

Newsweek conducted another strange interview–this time with Penelope Cruz, who stars in Vicky Cristina Barcelona (she kisses Scarlett Johansson in the film).

What was it like kissing Scarlett? Really, Scarlett and I have run out of lines to say about that. We’re calling Woody to give us some material. People love that subject. The only thing which is honest, the set was very crowded that day. But I don’t have anything else to tell you about it.

Did you have to do any research? Very funny.

Aren’t you a funny person? In interviews, I completely lose my sense of humor. I lose at least 50 percent, if not more.

Read the full interview at

Vicky Cristina Barcelona opens in theaters on Friday, August 15. The film is about two girlfriends on a summer holiday in Spain. They become enamored with the same painter, unaware that his ex-wife, with whom he has a tempestuous relationship, is about to re-enter the picture.

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  • kebo

    I like the young woman !!she is charming! but you may only see her
    on the picture! I have make some sexy and charming woman on
    agelessmatch.C O M I have a good time here! and I have a different
    feeling between young woman and old man! a new but fanshion

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  • ILOVEJOEjonas

    shes gorgeous.

  • Vogue
  • mae`

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  • lilly

    I honestly have no idea how ms. “Infamous” can say she is ugly…penelope is beautiful…

  • Lillianne

    Celebs must get tired of the ridiculous questions they are asked over and over and over and over. I would have thought Newsweek could have come up with something more professional. It must have been an intern reporter.

  • remember da truth

    Lillianne I agree. Good for Penelope to show her displeasure but still be polite.

    Newseek should know better. With an actress as talented as Penelope, with the diverse and demanding roles she’s played, I can’t believe that she has to put up with a stupid interview like that from a so-called credible news source.

  • Julie

    WTF is wrong with Newsweek’s staff??? They’re thinking they’re being controversial and bold when they’re really just stupid. It’s insulting to interviewers and writers all around the globe.

  • amy

    haha i love her, that was well replied penelope! it’s amazing how such a so-called good news source as newsweek can end up with such stupid questions! anyway, it’s great that she remained polite but put the interviewer back at his place… she’s beautiful and talented, something missing nowadays

  • fashion on my mind

    Wow, Penelope’s so warm, gracious, and funny. Okay, not.

  • Larisa

    WOW what a moron that reporter was, he straight out insulted her and she kept her cool.

  • bonzo

    Well, hello people, the reason for the interview is for the MOVIE, and if she can’t be asked questions about the MOVIE, then what the heck is the point of interviewing her? Geez, no one is saying how immature and rude it was to put that scene in the movie, but people are shunned when they ask the obvoius questions about it? You people are so retarted, it’s like the all the tree-huggers and tolerance mongers come out to supposedly make some sort of false stand against… what? an interview question? Geez.

  • Helena

    Famous, you think Penelope Cruz is ugly, but Rihanna is hot? lol.

    Anyway, what was the other strange Newsweek interview?!

  • null

    LOL. That was a funny interview, especially this part:

    “NW: OK, new subject. I read that you take in stray cats. Is that true?
    PC: I have a couple, yes, that I have found in the streets.

    “NW: And you keep them now?
    “PC: Of course. I didn’t drown them in the river.”

    Hehe. Don’t mess with Penelope.

  • me

    ugh-she sounds awful

  • victoria

    17th!!! Penelope is so pretty!!! Always so posed and ready for action. I love her clothes, and she is so made-up all the time. I have never seen a bad picture of her.

  • clara

    such a medicore actress
    what the hell does javier see in her?

  • BoBo

    Penelope = Ugly. Looks like a deformed bird-woman.