Keira Knightley

  • Aired:  06/25/14
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Keira Knightley discusses America's special relationship with England and admits her disappointment at not being able to sing like Adele for her role in "Begin Again." (6:13)

[CHEERING AND APPLAUSE]>> Jon: WELCOME BACK.

MY GUEST TONIGHT, SHE GOT A NEWMOVIE OUT.

IT'S CALLED "BEGIN AGAIN."

>> I JUST THINK AN A AND R MANTELLING AN ARTIST HOW THE DRESS

OR COME ACROSS IS TOTAL BULL[BLEEPED].

PEOPLE DON'T WANT THAT.

THEY WANT AUTHENTICITY.

>> OKAY, BABE.

GIVE ME THE NAME OF ONE ARTISTTHAT YOU THINK PASSES YOUR

AUTHENTICITY TEST.

>> DYLAN.

>> DYLAN.

THAT'S THE MOST CULTIVATEDARTIST YOU COULD HAVE THOUGHT

OF.

HIS HAIR, HIS SUNGLASSES.

HE CHANGES HIS LOOK EVERYDECADE.

>> RANDY NEWMAN.

>> LOVE RANDY NEWMAN.

OK. YOU GOT ME ON THAT.

>> Jon: PLEASE WELCOME BACK TOTHE PROGRAM KEIRA KNIGHTLEY.

HELLO.

HOW ARE YOU?

NICE TO SEE YOU AGAIN.

HOW ARE YOU?

[CHEERING AND APPLAUSE]THANKS FOR COMING.

>> THANKS FOR HAVING ME.

>> Jon: HOW ARE YOU HOLDING UPWITH THE WORLD CUP RESULTS?

>> THAT WAS A CRUEL START,WASN'T IT?

YOU JUST WENT STRAIGHT FOR THEJUGULAR.

HOW ARE YOU HOLDING UP?

>> NO, NO, THIS WAS EMPATHY.

>> ARE YOU HAVING A NICE TIME,ARE WE ALL? YES?

>> THIS WAS EMPATHY, THISWAS, HERE, WHAT DO YOU WANT TWO

DRINKS?

>> THANK YOU. YEAH.

IS IT VODKA? GOOD.

>> Jon: SEE, WE'RE ACCUSTOMED INTHIS COUNTRY TO NOT MAKING IT

OUT OF THE GROUP ROUND...>> YEAH.

>> Jon: SO FOR ENGLAND, WHAT CANWE DO, BECAUSE

WE HAVE A SPECIAL RELATIONSHIP,OUR COUNTRIES.

>> I'VE, I'VE HEARD.

>> Jon: I CANNOT BELIEVEHOW... YOU KNOW WHAT?

YOU'RE ABSOLUTELY RIGHT.LET'S START AGAIN.

OK, HERE WE GO.>> YEAH.

>> Jon: I LOVE THE SPICE GIRLS.

[LAUGHTER]>> I LOVE HOT DOGS.

>> Jon: IS IT, WHEN YOU COMEHERE, ARE THE CULTURES...

YOU KNOW, I HAVE BEENTO ENGLAND ONCE.

>> YEAH.

>> Jon: THERE IS AN ANGERUNDERLYING FOR AMERICAN PORTION

SIZE THAT EVEN STRANGERS THAT IWOULD MEET, LIKE WHERE ARE YOU

FROM, I WOULD SAY OHI'M FROM NEW YORK CITY,

AND THE GUY WOULD BE LIKE,WHAT'S WITH THE [BLEEPED]

FRENCH FRY PORTION, MY MAN.>> WOW.

>> Jon: LIKE THEY WERE REALLY...THEY WERE VERY UPSET

ABOUT THE AMOUNT OF FOOD THAT WEGIVE TO PEOPLE IN RESTAURANTS.

>> OKAY.

>> Jon: DOES THAT COME UP INCONVERSATION?

>> IN ENGLAND?

YES, WE'RE CONSTANTLY TALK ABOUTIT.

>> Jon: IS IT REALLY?

>> IT'S THE ONLY THING WE TALKABOUT.

>> Jon: THAT'S SO WEIRD.

>> YEAH. IT'S BECAUSE WE'RESTARVING OVER THERE.

>> Jon: CAN I TELL YOU WHAT'SWEIRD?

THE ONLY THING WE TALK ABOUT ISAMERICA, TOO.

>> WELL, WE HAVE THAT IN COMMON,SO THAT'S GREAT.

>> Jon: WE DO HAVE THAT INCOMMON. YOU KNOW, WE'RE A VERY

IMPORTANT COUNTRY.

>> VERY, VERY.

I'VE HEARD.

YES. I'VE HEARD.

ALTHOUGH, CHINA'S DOING RATHERWELL, ISN'T IT.

>> Jon: WHO?

>> DON'T KNOW.

DON'T WORRY.

>> Jon: NO, WE'RE, FROM WHAT IUNDERSTAND, WE'RE MAYBE THE MOST

IMPORTANT COUNTRY.

>> GOOD.

>> Jon: I DON'T WANT TO SAYGOD CREATED US TO SAVE MANKIND,

BUT PEOPLE DO ACTUALLY SAY THAT.

>> OKAY.

GOOD.

HOW'S THAT GOING FOR YOU?

>> Jon: NOT VERY WELL.>> DIDN'T THINK SO.

>> Jon: IT GETS US INTO A[BLEEPED] LOAD OF TROUBLE.

>> YEAH. I HEARD, YEAH.

>> Jon: THIS MOVIE, YOUDISPLAY A TALENT THAT I HAD NO

IDEA... YOU ARE A LOVELY SINGER.

>> THANK YOU.

>> Jon: REALLY GOOD.

BUT IS THAT SOMETHING... I'VENEVER KNOWN YOU'VE DONE THAT,

I'VE NEVER SEEN YOU DO THAT IN AMOVIE BEFORE.

>> I HAD ACTUALLY DONE IT IN ONEOTHER MOVIE BUT IN A VERY

DIFFERENT STYLE, BUT I, I, NO,I'VE NEVER SUNG LIKE THIS, AND

I WAS JUST QUITE DISAPPOINTEDI DIDN'T SOUND LIKE ADELE.

YOU KNOW/>> Jon: REALLY?

>> WELL, YEAH, YOU KNOW LIKEWHEN YOU'RE IN THE SHOWER AND

YOU'RE JUST SINGING AND YOUTHINK, OH I SOUND SO GOOD RIGHT

NOW. I SOUND SO GOOD. I COULDTOTALLY DO THAT ADELE THING.

AND THEN YOU KINDA GET INTO ARECORDING STUDIO AS I DID AND

AND GO, OH, I CAN'T, I CAN'TDO THE ADELE THING.

I CAN'T.

>> Jon: HAVE YOU THOUGH,SOMEBODY MUST HAVE...

YOU MUST HAVE KNOWN THE VOICEWAS GOOD?

YOU MUST HAVE KNOWN...

>> NO, WE, WE, I WASN'T GIVENTHE SONGS UNTIL TWO DAYS

BEFORE I HAD TO GOINTO THE STUDIO.

REALLY. AND I'M NOT A SINGER.

I DON'T KNOW HOW TO DO THIS. IREALLY DON'T KNOW.

SO WE JUST KIND JUST GOT INTHERE AND JUST SORT OF WENT,

OKAY, WE HAVE FOUR DAYS,THIS HAS TO WORK.

>> Jon: THAT'S SORT OFREMARKABLE BECAUSE WHEN YOU

AUDITIONED TO NOT HAVE... THAT'SA BIG GAMBLE THEY TOOK.

YOU COULD HAVE WALKED INTHERE, THEY'D HANDED YOU THE

SONGS AND YOU DID ONE OF THESELIKE...

♪ I LOVE A PARADE ♪[SINGING OFF KEY] LIKE, IT COULD

HAVE BEEN A NIGHTMARE.

>> YEAH. YEAH. YOU'RE RIGHT.

AGAIN, NEXT TIME MAYBE I'LL DOTHAT.

>> Jon: OH JESUS.>> THAT COULD BE GREAT, AS WELL.

>> Jon: YOU KNOW WHAT'SWONDERFUL ABOUT OUR INTERVIEW?

>> YEAH.

>> Jon: IS IT IS REFLECTIVE

I THINK OF THE ENTIRERELATIONSHIP BETWEEN OUR

COUNTRIES.

>> REALLY?

THIS IS WORRYING, ISN'T IT?YEAH?

>> Jon: NO, NO, NO, IT'S I'M AN IGNORANT ASSHOLE AND

YOU ARE VERY KINDLY PUTTING UPWITH ME.

AND I BELIEVE THAT THAT IS THERELATIONSHIP.

[CHEERING AND APPLAUSE][LAUGHTER]

BETWEEN OUR NATIONS.

THAT'S HOW IT FEELS.

>> WE'VE GOT IT RIGHT HERE.

>> Jon: WE'VE GOT IT. THIS ISIT.

WE ARE THE U.N.

>> I'M BULL [BLEEP] WITH A SMILEAND SO ARE YOU. SO IT'S ALLFINE.

>> Jon: NO, WHAT, WHAT,YOU KNOW, WHEN YOU ARE

GOING TO DO THIS SINGING NOW, ISTHAT SOMETHING YOU WILL PURSUE?

LIKE... >> NO.

NO.

>> Jon: OH.

BECAUSE YOU COULD.

>> COULD I?

I THINK NOT. NOW YOU'RE THEONE DOING THE BULL [BLEEPED].

>> Jon: NOT SO. DID THEY...

>> REALLY? AREN'T YOU? REALLY? IMEAN,

THE DIPLOMACY IS GOING AMAZINGLYWELL.

>> Jon: IT IS GOINGAMAZINGLY WELL. DID THEY...

MAYBE I DON'T KNOW THIS,DID THEY MANIPULATE THE

SOUND OF IT? OR IS THAT WHY ITSOUNDS LIKE IT SOUNDS?

>> NO, NO, I DON'T THINK THEYHAVE.

>> Jon: SO IT'S YOUR VOICE?

>> WELL, THEY TOLD ME IT'S MYVOICE.

>> Jon: IT'S VERY GOOD. I THINKYOU SHOULD,

IF I HAD THAT ABILITY, I WOULDNOT BE HERE.

[LAUGHTER]>> WHERE WOULD YOU BE?

>> Jon: I'D BE WEARING A WHITEFLOWERY DRESS...

>> YES, EXACTLY. SITTING RIGHTHERE.

>> Jon: I'D BE THERE AND YOU'DBE HERE WEARING A SUIT.

>> OK, FINE. GOOD.

>> Jon: YOU'D BE AN OLD JEW ANDI'D BE A WONDERFUL PERFORMER.

CONGRATULATIONS ON THE MOVIE.

>> THANK YOU VERY MUCH.

>> Jon: IT'S DOING VERY, VERYWELL.

IT'S IN ALL THESE WONDERFULFESTIVALS.

BUT NOW IT'S FINALLY OPENING INNEW YORK AND LOS ANGELES FRIDAY

>> YES.

>> Jon: AND THEN ALL AROUND THEWORLD JULY 2nd.

>> YES.

>> Jon: DID YOU SEE THAT?>> THAT WAS REALLY GOOD.

>> Jon: THAT'S THE INTERNATIONALSYMBOL FOR OPENING WIDE.

OPENING WIDE.

KEIRA, THANK YOU SO MUCH FORCOMING BY.

>> THANK YOU VERY MUCH FORHAVING ME.

KEIRA KNIGHTLEY, EVERYBODY.

[CHEERING AND APPLAUSE][CHEERING AND APPLAUSE]

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