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Turns out Hugh Grant made Barbie porn while in quarantine with COVID-19

In a move that can only be described as classic Hugh Grant, the English actor has admitted to making barbie porn whilst in lockdown with COVID-19.

Golden Globe winner Hugh Grant, has shared his experience with COVID-19, detailing his battle with the disease, and how making up convoluted stories with Barbie dolls helped him pass the time.

In an interview on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, the Bridget Jones’s Diary star dropped that he and his wife Anna had contracted coronavirus while in London earlier in the year.

Hugh Grant, COVID-19
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While the pair hadn’t been tested at the time, Grant revealed he had some pretty serious symptoms which sure don’t sound like a whole lot of fun.

I kept breaking into a terrible sweat. It was like a poncho of sweat. Embarrassing, really. And then my eyeballs felt about three sizes too big and a feeling as though some enormous man was sitting on my chest,” he described, jokingly suggesting: “Harvey Weinstein, or something.”

I was walking down a street one day and I thought, ‘I can’t smell a damn thing.’ And you start to panic, cause by then people were just starting to talk about this as a symptom,” Grant continued.

And I start sniffing flowers, nothing. And then you get more and more desperate. I started sniffing garbage cans and then you want to sniff strangers’ armpits because you can’t smell anything. I eventually went home and sprayed my wifes’ Chanel no.5 directly into my face.”

To be honest, not being able to smell whilst on the London Underground probably wouldn’t have been the worst thing in the world.

In an attempt to stay sane while in quarantine, Grant, in the most insane of ways, started making up stories about his children’s barbies, which took a quite scandalous turn.

Well, one of them was Barbie and one of them was Elsa, I think, from Frozen,” he recalled, “And they developed an affair. I took photographs of them kissing each other and sent them to friends. That’s what happens in a really long lockdown.”

Hugh Grant describing Barbie porn, that’s a huge [ratings] bump,” Colbert replied.

Fair play Grant. I’m sure some of us aren’t too proud of some of the things we did while in lockdown to pass the time. Check out the full interview below.