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Meryl Streep Reads Traffic Report as Woman in Labor (Video)

Meryl Streep Reads Traffic Report as Woman in Labor (Video)

Meryl Streep waves to the audience before sitting down for an interview on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, airing Monday (January 20).

The 64-year-old actress chatted with the talk show host about receiving her 18th nomination for the Academy Awards. She just got nominated for her work in the movie August: Osage County!

During the appearance, Meryl was given a few different cards full of super boring monologues like an oatmeal card, a traffic report, and a Wikipedia page. She was then told she had to read them in different and interesting voices. Watch the video below!

Meryl Streep Makes Everything Sound More Interesting

FYI: Meryl is wearing Ann Taylor pants.

Click inside to watch Meryl Streep talk about her Oscar nomination…

Meryl Streep on Her Oscar Nomination
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# 1

That IS acting. Show them why you got so many Oscar noms, Meryl! :)

# 2

I love Meryl! Young actors should learn from her, how to be the best and still keepin’ it cool

# 3
first and last post @ 01/17/2014 at 12:47 pm

so funny…what a class act and not apprehensive about willing to try anything to widen her scope as an actress. Love her.

# 4
Me.Phillippe (Spanish) @ 01/17/2014 at 2:38 pm

Best actress EVER!!!!

# 5

Meryl is so endearing. Have to admit I wanted Thompson to get in over her for the Oscars though.

# 6

So darn overrated.

# 7

I dont care who’s getting the oscar, no one will EVER come close to Meryl. She’s the BEST.

# 8

It’s so weird she didn’t win anything for her brilliant performance in August : Osage County, just because she had already won every one of them. She should have won at least one award.

# 9

I just saw August : Osage County. She’s just WOW!!…If she didnt win the Oscar two years ago, she was BOUND to win this year.

Alexander @ 01/21/2014 at 4:53 pm

What’s up with her son and Katie Holmes?

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