Whoopi Goldberg is starting up on her award-winning part in Ghost! )
While conversing with Naomi Campbell, the 64-year old EGOT winner showed she had been initially told her character was”too large” for its 1990 film.
“’They do not want one. They believe your character is too large and will draw individuals from this film,”’ Whoopi remembered her representative telling her if she inquired about auditioning for this film.
Surprised, Whoopi reacted,”Not that I am comparing myself however Marlon Brando is large. They are a significant character”
Whoopi subsequently made a decision to proceed, but also got a call from her agent stating that celebrity Patrick Swayze actually wanted her from the film along with him!
“I had been called up and informed,’Recall that film they did not need you ? They have hired Patrick Swayze, Patrick wished to understand why they had not come for youpersonally,”’ Whoopi clarified. “`They informed him you’d take individuals from this film. ”’
Patrick had defended Whoopi‘s directly to audition and stated, “’I am not saying yes for the bit until we understand she is not the perfect man because this is absurd. She is perfect. ”’
She remembered with a laugh,”I had never met him he had been a lover”
Whoopi and Patrick became fast friends when they fulfilled remained shortly after wrapping production .
Ghost was a massive success, and got Whoopi that an Oscar, Golden Globe, and BAFTA award.
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