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VIDEO: Ryan Reynolds Talks About His Worst Audition Ever

Ryan Reynolds is opening up about the worst audition he’s ever had… and it involves singing!

The 40-year-old actor auditioned for a recent Coen Brothers movie and it did not go well.

“I auditioned and failed for the Coen brothers,” Ryan said. “It wasn’t the right fit, mostly because they’re very high class. They were just quietly shaking their heads, like, ‘What are you doing here? Do you have a SAG card?’”

Ryan further opened up about his worst audition of all time.

“I was never a great auditioner. But I had one where I had to sing, and I’m a nervous singer,” Ryan said. “I’m one of those people that … you know when you’re in the shower, and you’re like, ‘This is pretty good?’ But once I get out into the real world, it’s just like my voice turns into a hammer that hits everybody in the face. So I did an audition where I had to sing, and it was pretty bad. It’s one of those auditions that was so bad that I look back and I think, ‘What if that tape surfaces at some point? That’ll be the death of me.’ Yeah. That was pretty awful.”

Ryan made the reveal in a Variety Studios: Actors on Actors conversation with Taraji P. Henson. Watch below!

FYI: Ryan is wearing J Brand pants.

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Amy Adams & Taraji P. Henson Recall Stage Fright During Their Oscars Performances!

Do you remember when Amy Adams and Taraji P. Henson hit the stage for performances at the Oscars? Well, if you thought they were comfortable on stage, they were actually so nervous! The Oscar-nominated actresses opened up about their experiences during an Actress Roundtable discussion for The Hollywood Reporter.

Also included were Natalie Portman, Emma Stone, Naomie Harris, Annette Bening, and Isabelle Huppert.

Amy performed a song from Enchanted back in 2008 while Taraji hit the stage in 2006 for Hustle and Flow.

“The worst stage fright I ever had was singing alone at the Oscars,” Amy said.

“Very scary,” Taraji replied. “At least you didn’t have to sing about pimps and whores.”

“You actually did it. That was the first year I was nominated, and I was like, ‘She is up there, singing at the Oscars,’” Amy responded. Taraji replied, “It was pretty scary. I had to look over everyone’s heads because it’s not like what I’m singing about is the most … you know.”

For more from the issue, visit THR.com!

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Janelle Monae, Octavia Spencer & Taraji P. Henson Bring 'Hidden Figures' To AMAs 2016!

Janelle Monae is fierce in a black and white fur coat while hitting the red carpet at the 2016 American Music Awards held at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday (November 20) in Los Angeles.

The 30-year-old entertainer hit the stage to present an award with her Hidden Figures co-stars Octavia Spencer and Taraji P. Henson in coordinating outfits.

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The three ladies presented the award for Best Pop/Rock Duo or Group to Tyler Joseph and Josh Dun of Twenty One Pilots.

FYI: Janelle is wearing Marc Jacobs and carrying a Anya Hindmarch clutch. Taraji is wearing a Celine dress paired with Jimmy Choo shoes.

15+ pictures inside of Janelle Monae and others at the 2016 American Music AwardsMore Here! »

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Taraji P. Henson Wears Simple White Shirt on AMAs Red Carpet

Taraji P. Henson wears a white shirt-dress with a black lace bra underneath while hitting the red carpet at the 2016 American Music Awards held at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday (November 20) in Los Angeles.

The Empire actress said that she decided to go for the simple look as she’s just at the show as a fan.

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Taraji also said on the red carpet that she tends to be a Barbie with her glam squad and just lets them put what they want on her!

FYI: Taraji is wearing a Celine dress and Jimmy Choo shoes with a Hearts on Fire necklace and earrings.

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Taraji P. Henson & Ryan Reynolds Sit Down with Variety Ahead of Awards Season!

Taraji P. Henson and Ryan Reynolds sit down for a conversation during the Variety Studio: Actors on Actors event on Saturday afternoon (November 12) in Los Angeles.

The Deadpool star and Hidden Figures actress weren’t the only pair sitting down for convos at the event, presented by The Venetian Las Vegas.

Gold‘s Matthew McConaughey sat down with Hell or High Water‘s Jeff Bridges. Paterson‘s Adam Driver also spoke with Nocturnal AnimalsMichael Shannon.

Stay tuned for the videos from the event, debuting later this month! More Here! »

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Taraji P. Henson Says A Role Written For Her Was Given To Naomi Watts

Taraji P. Henson is all smiles while attending a book signing for her memoir Around the Way Girl on Friday (October 15) at Barnes & Noble in New York City.

In the book, the 46-year-old Empire actress opens up about her struggles in Hollywood, including the time a role written for her was recast.

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Taraji says a part in the 2014 film St. Vincent was written specifically for her but ended up going to Naomi Watts.

While she praised writer-director, Theodore Melfi, for being able to see her “outside the box — a black woman playing the gritty girlfriend of a grumpy white man,” she adds that it was an example of how the studio “couldn’t see black women beyond a very limited purview.”

10+ pictures inside of Taraji P. Henson at a book signing…
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Taraji P. Henson's 'Benjamin Button' Salary Was 'Less Than 2 Percent' of What Brad Pitt Made

Taraji P. Henson is opening up about how she made “less than two percent” of what her co-star Brad Pitt was paid for The Curious Case of Benjamin Button.

The Oscar-nominated actress opened up about her paycheck in her new memoir “Around the Way Girl.”

“Both Brad and Cate [Blanchett] got millions. Me? With bated breath, I sat by the phone for hours, waiting for Vince [her manager] to call and tell me the number that I thought would make me feel good: somewhere in the mid six figures — no doubt a mere percentage of what Brad was bringing home to Angelina and their beautiful babies, but something worthy of a solid up-and-coming actress with a decent amount of critical acclaim for her work,” Taraji wrote in the book (via Vulture).

“Alas, that request was dead on arrival. ‘I’m sorry, Taraji,’ Vince said quietly when we finally connected. ‘They came in at the lowest of six figures. I convinced them to add in a little more, but that’s as high as they’d go,’” she added. “There was one other thing: I’d have to agree to pay my own location fees while filming in New Orleans, meaning three months of hotel expenses would be coming directly out of my pocket. Insult, meet injury.”

Pictured inside: Taraji arriving at the studio for an appearance on Good Morning America on Tuesday (October 11) in New York City.

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