There are perks to being Dana Brunetti's girlfriend, as Kristin Chenoweth can attest!
The 45-year-old Broadway star chatted with E!'s Kristin Dos Santos this week, where she opened up about her relationship with the 40-year-old producer and shared set stories from Fifty Shades of Grey.
"I had not yet watched House of Cards when we met, and he's like, 'Well, you gotta watch my show,'" the Kirstie and Glee guest star said of watching Brunetti's Emmy Award-winning Netflix series. "We started House of Cards and it was an all-nighter. I don't know about you, but I could not stop."
When Brunetti eventually met Chenoweth's parents in Oklahoma, the Trigger Street Productions president was quizzed about the film adaptation of Fifty Shades of Grey. "My mom's like, 'Are you doing porn?' Is that Fifty Shades of Grey porn?'" she recalled. "I'm like, 'Stop talking, mom! Quiet.'"
Chenoweth spent some time with Brunetti in Vancouver, where the film was shot, and bonded with writer E.L. James. "I think it's going to be done very, very tasteful," she said of the erotic love story.
"They're really, really salacious and wonderful. It's an easy read and fun. I think that Dakota and Jamie, I met them both—I didn't see their work because it's a closed set, but I do see how they both got the parts—could not have been lovelier. That always helps. 'You're talented and your nice?' Fantastic!"
Chenoweth joined Captain Philips nominee Brunetti at the Oscars Sunday. Could he be The One?
"I feel like things are going very well," the Wicked star said. "If I say any more, you know it'll bomb tomorrow, so I don't want to jinx it!"