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Barney's Version
Interview by: Izumi Hasegawa
Jan 7, 2011
Minnie Driver – Barney's Version
Four Seasons Hotel, Beverly Hills

Q1: Minnie, you gotta tell us how you got that accent. It was so dead on.
MD: I rang the Jewish community center in Montreal and I talked to a lady there for a while a few times, and then we just made a transcript of this lady telling me how to poach an egg. It's less funny the second time around I tell the story. It was hard, but it was good. I really liked it.

Q2: But it's not only an accent – it's an attitude. I don't know if they use JCP (Jewish Canadian Princess) the way we use JAP (Jewish American Princess) here in the States.
MD: I think that they must, they would have to.

Q3: And the attitude, I don't think you can get that from someone describing poaching an egg to you. What kind of research did you do, or does simply working in Hollywood give you all the information you need?
MD: Yeah, probably. It's about what's funny and how far can you push doing something big with it still being r...

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