Burt Reynolds Continues to Regret Cosmopolitan Centerfold

More Deliverance Oscar nominations and wins without it? Maybe.

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Since we are at the height of film awards season, it seems appropriate to zero in on the following section of Ruth Huntman’s conversation snippets this weekend in The Guardian with actor, author and 80-year-old raconteur extraordinaire Burt Reynolds:

“I’ve always regretted posing naked for Cosmopolitan. People didn’t get that I had such a conceited look because I was sending myself up. It was just before Deliverance was released and it ruined the film’s Oscar chances.”

Reynolds gave a slightly different explanation for the facial expression last year at SXSW, suggesting it was because he was “zonkered” from some guzzled vodka.



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