Is there a real-life Bling Ring going down at Cannes?
Sofia Coppola’s movie is all the rage this year as one of the most anticipated releases of the summer for both the arthouse crowd and mainstream moviegoers. And while you might expect such an event to be nothing but glitz and glamour, Cannes has also seen some pretty shady business go down this year, with gunshots interrupting Christoph Waltz’s TV appearance and a rash of robberies of wealthy fest-goers that has everyone a little worried.
While doing some press for the film, Bling Ring star Emma Watson was asked about the robberies ― “It wasn’t me!” she assures us ― as well as about how she prepared for this role and why she took it in the first place.
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