Taylor Momsen Recalls How ‘The Grinch’ Heavily Impacted Her Future Career3 min read
Taylor Momsen may possibly be ideal identified for her rock group, The Rather Reckless, and her role on Gossip Lady, but back in 2000, she was minimal innocent Cindy Lou Who in the strike Ron Howard film How the Grinch Stole Xmas.
Momsen, 27, opened up about filming the Christmas vintage in a unusual interview for the Currently clearly show.
“I do recall obtaining a lot of exciting on that established,” the actress and musician recalled, noting that the actors went to what she referred to as “Who university” to understand how to do the film’s sophisticated stunts.
Due to her younger age, she was only about seven at the time, Momsen couldn’t put on the prosthetics that the relaxation of the cast wore, so a line was added into the movie to reveal her distinct glimpse.
“They wrote a line into the movie, ‘She has not even developed into her nose nevertheless,’ since I could not have all the [prosthetics], so they just put a little blush on my nose,” she shared.
Momsen praised her Grinchy co-star, Jim Carrey, for his “incomparable” effectiveness as everyone’s beloved holiday getaway antihero.
“I just don’t forget he was so variety, so worried but so methodical with what he was carrying out,” she recalled. “Even at that youthful of an age, I recall looking at him and contemplating, ‘I’m watching an artist at get the job done.'”
Momsen admitted that she nonetheless gets people recognizing her for her role in the film, but she prefers seeing them make the relationship.
“It can be absolutely funny now when men and women do not recognize I performed Cindy Lou Who and they may possibly know me from my audio or a little something and they place two and two collectively and you get the big response of ‘I can not feel that is the exact same female from How the Grinch Stole Xmas!’ And I get a enormous kick out of that,” she stated. “I grew up, but I believe deep down I have even now got a large amount of Cindy Lou Who in me.”
The movie also created a significant effect on her everyday living and job many thanks to the song, “In which Are You Xmas?” which Cindy Lou Who sings in the motion picture.
“The Grinch was the initial time I went into a recording studio,” she claimed. “I’ll in no way forget about going for walks into this beautiful studio with a massive console in front of me and putting headphones on and singing into a microphone for the very first time… It was these types of an impactful minute in my daily life. It made me go, I want to make new music for the relaxation of my lifetime. I like currently being in a recording studio.”
ET spoke with Momsen back when the movie was currently being made, in which she called the process “a thrill.” Observe the flashback video clip down below for much more pleasurable from the established:
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