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Saoirse Ronan Explains on 'Late Show' Why People Are Loving 'Lady Bird'

Saoirse Ronan made an appearance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on Tuesday (December 5), and took the opportunity to explain why she thinks everyone is connecting to her critically-acclaimed film Lady Bird in such a big way.

“I think they’re not the things that define her in the same way that you can sort of categorize any human. You’re watching this person figure themselves out,” the 23-year-old actress told Stephen. “I don’t even think that it’s a teenage comedy, I don’t even necessarily want to call it coming-of-age.”

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“You’re watching a human being almost like try these different characters on to figure out which one fits and that’s something we’ve all done and continue to do. It’s been a very sort of life affirming experience to know that you can connect to it just as much as a 15-year-old girl who has gone to see it or a guy who went to NYU ten years ago,” Saoirse added. “It’s human, it’s gender-less in a way. I love that about the film.”


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Saoirse Ronan Opens Up About the 'Saturday Night Live' Sexual Harassment Parody Music Video

Saoirse Ronan is discussing her new movie – and her Saturday Night Live debut!

The 23-year-old Lady Bird actress appeared on Good Morning America on Monday (December 4) in New York City.

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During her appearance on GMA, the two-time Oscar-nominated actress talked to Robin Roberts about her Saturday Night Live debut and said she was a “huge fan” of Greta Gerwig even before doing Lady Bird.

“They had such a great sort of sophisticated way of handling something like that through humor. I feel like I’ve had so many conversations recently with men like that where I’m like ‘yeah, it’s actually been like this…forever,’” she explained of the sexual harassment parody music video.

Watch below!

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'SNL' Women Sing About Sexual Harassment in Parody Music Video - Watch Now!

SNL‘s Cecily Strong, Kate McKinnon and Aidy Bryant with host Saoirse Ronan took on the rampant sexual harassment allegations that are coming to light in Hollywood, Washington, DC, and beyond with a parody music video called “Welcome to Hell.”

“House of Cards is ruined, and that really sucks, well here’s a list of stuff that’s ruined for us,” Saoirse sang, before the women listed the things ruined for them light parking, vans, hotels and Ubers.

“Welcome to hell, this isn’t news, Yeah it ain’t fair, pull up a chair, welcome to hell,” they sang.

Watch the parody below…

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Saoirse Ronan Sings About Pronouncing Her Name on 'SNL' - Watch!

Saoirse Ronan had so much fun on tonight’s episode of Saturday Night Live!

During her opening monologue, the 23-year-old Lady Bird actress used the opportunity to teach people how to properly pronounce her extremely Irish name.

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“I am very Irish, and I have an extremely Irish name,” Saoirse said. “Some would say too Irish. It’s Saoirse. It means freedom. But I’ve got a little problem: It’s spelled wrong. It’s a full typo.”

After several SNL cast members called her “Cersei,” “Sushi,” and “Sore Cheese,” Saoirse taught them how to pronounce her name through song!

Watch Saoirse‘s monologue below!

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Saoirse Ronan Had to Have a Drink Before Watching 'Lady Bird'

Saoirse Ronan was so nervous about seeing Lady Bird for the first time, she had to have a drink!

The 23-year-old actress opened up about her first time watching the flick while making an appearance on Late Night With Seth Meyers.

“The first person I watched it with was one of my best mates and I was so nervous going in to watch it. I said ‘I think we should have some alcohol before we watch the film,’” Saoirse explained.

She continued, “And with the result, we were just an emotional wreck!”

Saoirse also explained what it was like watching the film with her mom for the first time and it was pretty funny!

Check out all the Saoirse had to say in the video below…

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Lady Bird's Saoirse Ronan & Greta Gerwig Step Out at Gotham Awards 2017

Saoirse Ronan and Greta Gerwig look gorgeous on the red carpet at IFP’s 2017 Gotham Independent Film Awards on Monday (November 27) in New York City.

The ladies are both nominated for their work on the film Lady BirdSaoirse for Best Actress and Greta for both Best Director and Best Screenplay.

Greta was joined by her longtime partner Noah Baumbach!

Also pictured inside: The Florida Project stars Brooklynn Prince and Bria Vinaite. Brooklyn was up for Best Breakthrough Actor.

FYI: Saoirse is wearing a Rodarte gown and Tiffany & Co. jewelry. Greta is wearing a Gucci gown. Bria is wearing a Prabal Gurung dress.

15+ pictures inside of Saoirse Ronan and Greta Gerwig at the event… More Here! »

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'Lady Bird' Becomes Rotten Tomatoes' Best Reviewed Movie Ever!

The critically acclaimed movie Lady Bird is now the best reviewed movie on Rotten Tomatoes in the history of the site!

The film, starring Saoirse Ronan and written and directed by Greta Gerwig, has a 100% rating on the aggregator site after 170 reviews.

The previous record for the most “fresh” reviews was set by Toy Story 2 with 163 fresh reviews.

“This is completely amazing and so incredibly appreciated by the entire team that made Lady Bird,” Greta told RT in a statement. “We put our heart and souls into this movie, and the last step of this deeply collaborative art form of filmmaking is giving the film to the audience and the film critics. That there has been such a warm reception is a dream come true. Thank you to everyone who has seen the film and has written about it so thoughtfully. We are all on cloud nine and using our tomato emoji more than we ever thought possible.”

Lady Bird is playing now in theaters everywhere!