I find Audrey Hepburn fantastically twee … Twee is whimsy without wit. It is mimsy-mumsy sweetness without any kind of bite. And that’s not for me. She can’t sing and she can’t really act, I’m afraid. I’m sure she was a delightful woman — and perhaps if I had known her I would have enjoyed her acting more, but I don’t and I didn’t, so that’s all there is to it really.
Twee is whimsy without wit. It is mimsy-mumsy sweetness without any kind of bite.
This sums up about half the things I hate about the internet, too! This quote is awesome in so many ways.
(Also, that picture of her is basically everything I want to be in life. Okay.)
Mostly reblogging this because I love the way she said this, but I thought I’d use this to say ngargh, I know this is unpopular, but I don’t like Audrey in My Fair Lady, and I only remember Cary Grant in Charade, and what Emma’s said is maybe why I wince every time Carey Mulligan is compared to Audrey, because I think Carey can bite.