Kathleen Turner Opens Up About Her Career, ‘Gross’ Trump’s Handshake, And The Bet Michael Douglas And Jack Nicholson Made Over Her

Date August 17, 2018

Kathleen Turner been one of the most demanded and recognized actresses in Hollywood until bad fame happened to her.

Frank conversation

The actress has been having lots of frank interviews and there were some thrilling facts revealed about her career as well as relationship with other actors.

In her interview to the Vulture, Turner has been frank about some funny situations that happened to her. One of them is the meeting with Donald Trump at a party in NY in the ‘80s. She remembers it like a ‘gross’ handshake:

He goes to shake your hand and with his index finger kind of rubs the inside of your wrist. He’s trying to do some kind of seductive intimacy move. You pull your hand away and go yuck.

She was popular on TV and was invited as a guest star to 'Friends'. However, the actress doesn’t consider it a successful experience:

I didn’t feel very welcomed by the cast. I remember I was wearing this difficult sequined gown — and my high heels were absolutely killing me. I found it odd that none of the actors thought to offer me a seat.

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About Michael Douglas and Jack Nicholson

Kathleen Turner played with lots of famous actors but none of them accepted her and vice versa. Some of her best roles were with Michael Douglas and Deni DeVito. The actress remembers them as a positive experience:

Well, you can’t tell on the first day. With Michael, and Danny [DeVito], too, I think they saw me as one of the guys, you know? I was willing to throw myself down mountainsides. 

Jack Nicholson was another actor she liked to work with. Their cooperation was challenging, but at the same time she calls it “great.”

According to Canoe, these two, Jack Nicholson and Michael Douglas had a bet on the actress. But it didn’t end with anything:

Jack Nicholson told me that when I was working with him on Prizzi’s Honor, he told me that, yes, after Body Heat, I was the new girl in town and that… they had a bet going over who would get me first. Lovely term, delightful boys! Respectful…

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People’s comments

When people read this frank and revealing interview of the actress, they were more than thrilled and took their impressions to Twitter. 

Here are some of the comments.

It’s always exciting to read about the inside lives of our favorite actors, especially those there were lots of rumors about. Kathleen Turner took her chance to tell people more about herself and what she did is really awesome.

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