Antonio Banderas and Salma Hayek began to hate each other’s guts as they traveled the world promoting “Puss In Boots” in 3D.
Antonio and Salma had to go through 739 interviews in 11 days when the movie came out in 2011 and the actor reveals that inside they both were ready to kill each other.
Banderas reveals, “We traveled to nine countries, nine premieres, three different continents… It was fun and difficult too. It’s just weird when you’re doing interviews.
“Basically, they (reporters and interviewers) ask you the same question again and again… and you answer the same thing… and when you’re doing pair interviews – because Salma and I we were just doing interviews all the time together – it’s just weird.”
“By the time that we were in Rome, we started kind of hating each other. By the time we were in Sydney, we wanted to kill each other – because we knew exactly what the other (person) was going to answer (sic). We were just so tired.
“I remember that question they were making to Salma (sic), ‘So your daughter saw the movie?’ And she said always, ‘Oh yeah, I took her to the movie theater and she suddenly said, ‘Oh mommy, that cat sounds just like you’ again and again and you have to be kind of nice about it… and sometimes (when I answered questions) I was looking at her (Hayek) and she was just lip syncing me exactly.”
But now that their whirlwind press tour is over, they are back on friendly terms. Antonio said, “I love her, she’s great.”
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