of Outlander Sam Heughan and Caitriona Balfe have been playing a married couple on screen for almost a decade. As Jamie and Claire Fraser, the duo has starred in some of the most intimate, passionate scenes ever aired on television. But in the real world, they live in very special lives. During a recent interview, Balfe called on Heughan to ignore her work outside Foreign – and things got awkward.
“Outlander” star Caitriona Balfe admits she was “really lucky” as an actress
Before starring as a World War II-era nurse in the Starz drama based on Diana Gabaldon’s long book series, Balfe had a successful modeling career. She did not try to pretend until she was 20.
As Claire, Balfe says she found success she never dreamed of. And her role has opened doors both in front of the camera and behind it. Most recently, she starred in the award-winning Kenneth Brannagh film Belfast.
“I feel like I’m in that part of life where what ‘s happening now I know is not happening all the time,” Balfe told the Guardian. “It’s great, but it does not mean that you are very important… For someone who started in the industry so late, it was unbelievable. I do not know, I was really lucky. “
Balfe yelled at Sam Heughan and things got awkward
With the Droughtlander finally over, Heughan and Balfe are making the rounds of the press to promote Foreign season 6.
During a recent meeting with IMDb to answer questions from fans, the couple’s husband made it clear that they had not spent much time together in recent months when Balfe shouted at Heughan that he had not seen him. Belfast. Although he had access to it for months.
“Sam, have you seen Belfast yet?” The question was read, to which Heughan replied: “I really have not done it and I…” At this point, Balfe knocks.
“I’ll just point out that it has been around for about six months,” Balfe notes as Heughan tries to defend himself.
“No, I know; I have to admit I was in New Zealand. I was working. “I could not,” Heughan said as an excuse.
“Are you not a member of BAFTA? Don’t you get screeners? ” Balf asked.
Before moving on to the next question, Heughan told someone off-camera to see it Belfast in his schedule.
“Outlander” star Caitriona Balfe wonders how her acting career affects her child
While Balfe was spinning Foreign season 6 with Heughan in the winter and spring of 2021, she was pregnant with her first child. The 42-year-old Irish beauty welcomed a son with her husband, music producer Tony McGill, in August. And she says she wonders what impact her acting career had on her child during her pregnancy.
“Claire’s story has been very heavy this season. And it is also a very heavy material. Well, I just said, “Does your body know if you’re pretending to be anxious, upset, and angry?” “Why do you make all the moves to reach a state where you cry or shout or are scared?” Balfe explained.
“And there were times when I had to be four or five months pregnant and I was running around shooting guns. And I say, “What does this kid think?” It must be like, “Who is my mother?” What am I born for? »».
New episodes of Foreign are broadcast Sunday night on Starz.
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