Man Pearce has addressed rumours of a supposed feud between himself and Cate Blanchett.
On Sunday (January 22), two of Pearce’s tweets referring to Blanchett went viral on the platform, after customers recommended the actor had “beef” along with her. Pearce’s first tweet was shared in response to a fan urging individuals to view considered one of Blanchett’s previous photoshoots, to which he replied: “Ah no thanks”. In a second tweet, re-sharing Blanchett’s Critics’ Alternative Award win for her function in Tár, Pearce labelled the choice a “fascinating selection”.
Why does Man Pearce have beef with Cate Blanchett lol 😭 pic.twitter.com/uSEiQ55n0g
— Chris🏳️🌈 (@Proofpoochie) January 22, 2023
After deleting the 2 posts, Pearce went on to make clear his messages in a tweet revealed on Monday (January 23). “Worry not. No beef in any respect,” the actor wrote. “I used to be merely being sarcastic.” The actor stated he “adore[s]” Blanchett, describing her as “unbelievable” and “considered one of our greatest”. Blanchett has but to answer Pearce’s tweets.
Worry not. No beef in any respect. I used to be merely being sarcastic. I like Miss CB. She’s unbelievable…..Certainly one of our greatest!
— Man Pearce (@TheGuyPearce) January 22, 2023
In earlier social media posts, Pearce seemingly favoured actor Ana De Armas over Blanchett, resharing their nominations for the Superstar Movie Awards with the caption: “Please be Ana De Armas!!!! Unimaginable efficiency!”.
Please be Ana De Armas!!!! Unimaginable efficiency! https://t.co/VZZERAKJpK
— Man Pearce (@TheGuyPearce) January 21, 2023
Regardless of clarifying in any other case, rumours of a rift between the Australian actors date again to 2008, when Pearce was interviewed by The Age.
When requested whether or not he’d seem in a manufacturing of Poor Boy on the Sydney Theatre Firm – of which Blanchett was Inventive Director on the time – Pearce stated not “until she desires to pay me what she earns”. He continued: “If she does it’ll be probably the most the [Sydney Theatre Company] ever paid an actor, I assure.”
Yesterday (January 24), Blanchett was nominated for the Academy Award for Finest Actress for her function in Tár. She was joined the checklist alongside the likes of Michelle Yeoh and Michelle Williams, whose respective films – Every little thing All over the place All At As soon as and The Fabelmans – had been additionally nominated for Finest Image. See the complete checklist of nominees right here.