One, two, he's through! Giuliana Rancic has conducted hundreds, if not thousands, of red carpet interviews over the years, but none was more awkward than her live chat with Russell Crowe, she told Andy Cohen on Watch What Happens Live! Wednesday, March 19.
"There have been a lot of awkward ones," Rancic, 39, recalled. "Oh I know… duh! Russell Crowe!" she exclaimed in a moment of enlightenment. "[He] was so mean to me," she recalled, as she quipped, "Oh hey Russell, what's up?"
"I had been at E! for a year, and I literally was like, 'I'm gonna go easy because he's pretty tough,'" Rancic explained of the sometimes prickly Oscar winner, 49. "And so I said, 'Are you excited to be here tonight? Your big movie premiere?' And he goes, 'I'm contractually obligated to be here. What's your next question?'"
But it didn't stop there!
Flustered, Rancic then asked the Australian, "Um, isn't it wonderful seeing all the fans?"
"And he goes, 'That's your second question?'" Rancic recalled. "And he goes, '1, 2, you're through!' And walked away."
VIA US Weekly