Patrick Stewart shares picture of himself in drag, gets compared to Helen Mirren
LONDON — Sir Patrick Stewart is normally a pretty easy-to-recognise guy — with his distinguished gray beard, bald head and twinkling eyes, the former space captain wouldn't be hard to pick out of a line-up.
That wasn't the case on Monday night, though.
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While presumably getting into character for an episode of his sit-com Blunt Talk, Stewart tweeted the following picture of himself.
Something is happening in Hollywood tonight. pic.twitter.com/hhDTqOtBx5
— Patrick Stewart (@SirPatStew) April 19, 2016
Twitter went into meltdown.
@SirPatStew@MollyQuinn93 huh? pic.twitter.com/BsRgLVGAOG
— david doll (@justAfanDavid) April 19, 2016
@SirPatStew you make one scary woman, Sir Patrick. 😮
— Chris aka Blackdog (@thebl4ckd0g) April 19, 2016
A good few people mentioned Helen Mirren.
@SirPatStew You look like Helen Mirren's older distinguished sister, and I have so many questions.
— Tommy (@thomasav) April 19, 2016
@SirPatStew channeling Helen Mirren there
— Wit, as Pithy 🌹 King Johnman (@Krasdale) April 19, 2016
@SirPatStew Glorious. Well done sir. Helen Mirren, amirite?
— Ed🕯️th H🎃pe B🕯️sh🎃p (@ehbishop) April 19, 2016
All in all, though, most people couldn't get enough of it.
@SirPatStew Something *great* is happening in Hollywood tonight.
— Elaki (@Elaki_) April 19, 2016
@SirPatStew#amazing it suits you 😘😜
— Posy Brewer & Voices (@PosyVoiceOvers) April 19, 2016
@SirPatStew your brows are on fleek!!! #jealous
— Karen (@123Tink) April 19, 2016
It's impossible to deny — those eyebrows really are on fleek.
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