My work is shared by Madonna and Jennifer Aniston, then I go home to empty the bins!


Ellie Taylor attends Big Night In. (Photo by BBC Children in Need / Comic Relief via Getty Images)

Actress and stand-up comedian Ellie Taylor has spoken about Madonna and Jennifer Aniston sharing their work online, going home, emptying trash cans, and cleaning bathrooms.

the Ted Lasso Star who went viral after Madonna shared a clip of her on the sketch show Mash reportShe talked to Kate Thornton about Question time on white wine.

Regarding the viral clip, which was watched by more than 120 million people, Taylor said she could understand why people have identified with the feeling that women are telling everyone to just piss off.

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She said, “It just seems to reverberate. It came out a few years ago around International Women’s Day time. So it was perfectly timed. It flares up from time to time and someone else will re-publish it. It went pretty well . ” , then Madonna reposted it and lastly Jennifer Aniston so I love it.

“Some people say, ‘So are Madonna and Jennifer Aniston a fan of yours?’ I’m like, “You posted a video. You have no idea who I am. But okay, let’s say that. Yeah, they’re fans of mine. We’ll do that, of course! “

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“I think quite often with something like that, you’re in showbizzy situations and you’re coming home. I was back from a pretty exciting shoot the other day. And I came back and within 30 seconds I’m sorting out,” Do the washing and trash and you think : “My family doesn’t know who I am ?! People, I’m not a garbage woman, I’m a media sensation!”

Ellie Taylor arriving for the 2014 National Television Awards at the O2 Arena, London.  (Photo by Yui Mok / PA Images via Getty Images)

Ellie Taylor arriving for the 2014 National Television Awards at the O2 Arena, London. (Photo by Yui Mok / PA Images via Getty Images)

“And you get on the ground right away, don’t you? It feels pretty strange that you can live both lives, that Madonna is attached to you and then you’re the lady who has to clean the bathroom. It’s a little strange. It’s a really strange dichotomy to find your way around.

“People are now saying, ‘Oh my god, you’re in” Ted Lasso. ‘ And I think, ‘Oh yeah, I’m on this show, but I feel so far from the idea of ​​getting 20 Emmy nominations while sitting in my tracksuit in the suburbs knowing I’m going to have an omelette for lunch with some leftovers from yesterday’s dinner! It’s hard to work with. “

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She and Thornton discussed the many thrusts that come with acting, and Taylor admitted that even when she auditioned Ted Lasso, she assumed it would be another “no”. She talked about the need to be able to do multiple jobs as part of the “slash” generation.

She said, “I think the lucky thing for me is that that’s not all I do. Although I’ve always seen myself primarily as an actress, I was a stand up professionally before going into professional acting.

“I think the wonderful thing about getting up is that you can do your own job. And that’s how I started. I wanted to be an actress, I didn’t really know how you started doing a job in marketing to become an actress?

Jason Sudeikis, Ellie Taylor and Hannah Waddingham in Ted Lasso (Apple TV +)

Jason Sudeikis, Ellie Taylor and Hannah Waddingham in Ted Lasso (Apple TV +)

“With Stand Up I was able to enter my name on open mic evenings. And I’m responsible when I’m on stage and I felt like there are definitely things I could do myself. I was responsible for This is the great thing about being an actor and a stand up and a writer and host. As you know, everyone is a “slash” these days! Don’t you do everything “slash”. And you have to diversify. “

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She also spoke about how the pandemic has affected her work schedule and that of her partner, Australian CNN news reporter Phil Black.

She said, “Covid hit and it was hard to do [Black’s job] from home. He worked full time. And I had to put all my things on hold and just take care of our child, because obviously kindergartens were closed. So that was a difficult old balance when I wanted to work.

“I still wanted to write, I still wanted to create, I hate that word! It sounds so crazy, doesn’t it? I’m a creator, of course I’m a creator in my heart! I’m just too British and frizzy, you know an american wouldn’t care.

“But still finding time to write and find time for myself was really tough in the pandemic. But then I got to spend some time with my daughter, which is nice. Overall, I wouldn’t want that” again. But we survived. “

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