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Cate Blanchett jokes about "inappropriate crush" on young Chopard Trophy recipients

Friday, May 16, 2014 - 00:53

May 16 - Actress Cate Blanchett presents actress Adele Exarchopoulos and actor Logan Lerman with the Chopard Trophy, which honours young talents emerging as the movie stars of tomorrow. Francis Maguire reports.

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Cate Blanchett was on hand to present the Chopard Trophy in Cannes. The prize recognises young acting talent. And this year the French actress Adele Exarchopoulos and American actor Logan Lerman picked up the award. SOUNDBITE Cate Blanchett saying (English): "They're so available and open, and as I said utterly individual. So, I have an inappropriate crush on both of them, so it's an extreme pleasure to be here to present the awards to them tonight." When she picked up her trophy, Exarchopoulos had a cheeky reply for Blanchett. SOUNDBITE Adele Exarchopoulos saying (English) "I'm so happy to be the patron and thank you for the pronunciation too. And I'm happy you have a crush on me, because I have a crush on you too." It's the fourteenth year The Chopard Prize has been handed out to honour some of the young actors and actresses coming through as the stars of tomorrow.

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Cate Blanchett jokes about "inappropriate crush" on young Chopard Trophy recipients

Friday, May 16, 2014 - 00:53