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What Richard E. Grant and Pureprofile CEO Nic Jones have in common

And so to Advertising Week Europe, where Oscar-nominated actor Richard E. Grant sat down with Empire editor-in-chief Terri White to discuss, among other things, his fan worship of Barbara Streisand.

Sharing his love for all things Babs prompted an audience question from Pureprofile CEO Nic Jones, who wondered aloud whether having a tattoo constituted the acceptable face of fandom.

On further prompting by the artist formerly known as Withnail, Jones revealed he has a tattoo of David Bowie somewhere on his anatomy but that “it didn’t hurt”.

“You’re a lying fuck,” barked Grant, before refusing to apologise for two of his more questionable career choices.

“People asked me ‘how could you do Spiceworld?’ and I said ‘wait for the Argos ads’.”


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