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Did Dame Judi Dench just say what we think she said?!
The legendary British actress, known for her talents and impressive wit both on and off-screen, made an appearance at last week's BAFTA Los Angeles Jaguar Britannia Awards.
As she accepted her Albert R. Broccoli Britannia Award for Worldwide Contribution to Entertainment, the 79-year-old revealed that a famous person thought she would never succeed in the industry.
"I've never actually divulged who this person was but somebody very, very famous…said to me, ‘I'm so sorry but I need to tell you this. You'll never make a film because your face isn't quite properly arranged,'" she shared onstage at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.
Boy, did she prove that person wrong!
After [director] John Madden asked the actress to play Queen Victoria in the TV movie Mrs. Brown, Dench was finally able to prove her worth.
"Blessed Harvey Weinstein, whose tattoo I still have on my bum, said it would be a proper [theatrical] film and it was," she revealed.
Wait, did she just say she has a tattoo of Weinstein on her butt?
"Well, he asked for that," she joked as the crowd erupted in laughter. Multiple reports suggest Dench had his name tattooed on her backside because she owed her success in part to him.
How can you not be impressed with that token of appreciation?
Robert Downey Jr., Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Emma Watson and Mark Ruffalo were also in attendance for the star-studded night. The event will air Nov. 2 at 9 p.m. EST on BBC America.