Helena Bonham Carter takes courting recommendation from a handwriting skilled.
The ‘Nolly’ actress – who has kids Billy, 19, and Nell, 15, with former accomplice Tim Burton and is in a relationship with artwork historian Rye Dag Holmboe – will get a gaggle of individuals she trusts to vet her potential boyfriends, together with her household, the kids’s nanny, and a graphologist.
Discussing getting ready to play actress Noelle Gordon in ‘Nolly’, she mentioned: “I obtained my graphologist to have a look at her handwriting – it seems virtually backward. It’s completely so uptight and managed, however with a giant flourish. She was so introduced as a public determine – the inflexible posture, the purple hair – which was faux…”
Requested if she asks a graphologist to “analyse the related handwriting” that comes her method, together with the folks she dates, Helena replied: “Oh sure, I’ve – with all of them.”
Then pressed on if the handwriting skilled had “warned [her] off” anybody, she added in an interview with The Instances journal: “Sure, however too late! The writing was actually on the wall for considered one of them!
“I all the time test [potential partners] with my graphologist, my aunt and the nannies. Very helpful. People who find themselves in your house. They know.”
In the meantime, the 56-year-old actress defined she “dressed Victorian” as an adolescent in a bid to keep away from turning into sexualised and to disguise the components of her physique she disliked.
She mentioned: “I dressed Victorian. I wasn’t mad on my thighs and my decrease half. My brother’s nickname for me was PB – ‘outstanding bum’. Lengthy skirts cowl all of it. It’s a bit like Frida Kahlo – you find yourself inventing your armour since you’re hiding one thing, which in truth then turns into your advantage. That’s why Lulu Guinness was a task mannequin for me – she by no means did denims, as a result of she didn’t like her decrease half, and invented this… fabulousness as an alternative.”