See Hugh Grant Roll His Eyes While Being Interviewed On The Oscars Red Carpet

UPDATE: Ashley Graham shared with TMZ that she wasn't bothered by what happened with Hugh Grant, saying that she's following her mother's advice to "kill people with kindness." The original story can be read below.

Last night was the 95th Academy Awards, where Hollywood assembled to honor the best movies from the last year. While there were a number of jokes about Will Smith's infamous slap from last year, the event largely went off without a hitch. Although presenter Hugh Grant did have an awkward red carpet interview, and went semi-viral for rolling his eyes afterward. Let's break it all down.

Hugh Grant was one of the many A-listers in attendance at the Oscars, and presented the Best Production Design Award alongside his Four Weddings and a Funeral co-star Andie MacDowell. While he got some chuckles for calling himself a scrotum during the presentation, it was his pre-Oscars interview with Ashley Graham that's been getting the most attention. As a reminder, you can check out the clip below, which has been circulating social media outlets like Twitter.

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Well, that was awkward. What's more, the discomfort is palpable from the moment Ashley Graham begins interviewing the Love, Actually actor. And things only get more and more uncomfortable, until the point here Hugh Grant noticeably rolls his eyes n national television. And in doing so, started a debate online about whether or not he was being rude.

Said interview aired during the official red carpet special for the Oscars, with Ashley Graham asking him some of the standard questions like "who are you wearing?" But things get more awkward when they seemingly had a miscommunication about the term "vanity fair". And when Graham asked Hugh Grant about his Glass Onion role, he seemed confused about the question since it was just a cameo. Cue the awkward sendoff and Grant visibly rolling his eyes. 

Since the Academy Awards is watched by so many people, this uncomfortable interaction was seen by a wide audience. Eventually it started going around online, with folks sounding off on social media. Some have taken to Ashley Graham's defense, posting:

Hugh Grant is the biggest D bag for this interview. Hugh, If you don't want to be there go home. Worst Oscars interviews ever.

Meanwhile, others have come to Hugh Grant's defense, and put the blame on the line of questioning by Ashley Graham. While many of the questions are standard for a red carpet, the Glass Onion one definitely stood out. As another Twitter user offered:

Hugh Grant wasn’t rude like so many people have posted, I don’t think the interviewer or the people who think he was rude know Hugh Grant. Ask a stupid question get a stupid answer.

Of course, Hugh Grant would end up going viral again throughout the 95th Academy Awards. Namely when he was presenting and joked that his aging skin looked like a scrotum. Still, his interaction with Ashley Graham seems to be getting the most attention today. We'll just have to wait and see if either of their camps make any sort of official response. 

Hugh Grant can be seen in Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves on March 31st. In the meantime, check out the 2023 movie release dates to plan your next movie experience. 

Corey Chichizola
Movies Editor

Corey was born and raised in New Jersey. Double majored in theater and literature during undergrad. After working in administrative theater for a year in New York, he started as the Weekend Editor at CinemaBlend. He's since been able to work himself up to reviews, phoners, and press junkets-- and is now able to appear on camera with some of his favorite actors... just not as he would have predicted as a kid.