Barbra Streisand is without doubt one of the most well-known stars on this planet, however Robbie Williams admits he did not recognise the music legend after they met throughout a vacation.
The English singer shared the anecdote on BBC Radio 5 over the weekend, saying he and Streisand have been launched by a mutual pal however neither realised the opposite was well-known.
Williams thought the Humorous Woman star was a ‘good outdated woman’, whereas Streisand pegged him as a footballer.
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“It was like ‘Hello, I am John’, and ‘Hello, I am Rob’, and ‘Hello, I am Steve’ and ‘Hello, I am Barbra’ – ‘Hi there Barbra, I am happy to fulfill you’,” the previous Take That singer recalled.
“Good outdated woman. Then I sat down subsequent to Barbra and it was Barbra Streisand.”
After Williams caught on, he realised Streisand was nonetheless utterly unaware of who he was. Williams’ participation in yearly charity soccer recreation Soccer Support led the actress to consider he was a footballer.
“Folks have been speaking about Soccer Support and she or he simply presumed I performed soccer,” he mentioned.
“I used to be like ‘Oh no…I am a singer’ and she or he was like ‘That is good’.”
Williams’ incapacity to recognise one of many best stars of stage and display screen is stunning, to say the least.
Streisand is best identified for her function as Fanny Brice within the traditional 1968 musical Humorous Woman. She has gained 5 Oscars, eight Grammy awards and has a web price of $400 million.
Williams has a recognisable face of his personal. He shot to fame through the nineties as a part of Manchester pop group Take That, earlier than launching his solo profession in 1996. Williams is without doubt one of the biggest-selling musicians of all time, with hits together with ‘Angels’ and ‘Really feel’.
As for all times exterior of music, Williams is married to Turkish-American mannequin and actress Ayda Subject Williams, with whom he shares his 4 kids: Theodora, Charlton, Colette and Beau.
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A biopic in regards to the star, titled Higher Man, is in manufacturing and can cowl his rise to fame from boy band heart-throb to stadium sellout.
The movie is about to be a ‘musical fantasy’, and is being developed within the Docklands Studios in Melbourne by Australian filmmaker Michael Gracey, who directed The Best Showman.
Williams is outwardly set to star as himself within the film about his life. The 48-year-old will take the lead function whereas British actor Jonno Davies, 29, finest identified for his function within the Amazon Prime collection Hunters, will play the youthful model of Williams.
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