Warren Beatty Offered Eddie Redmayne Cash After Falling For Email Scam

In the glamorous world of Hollywood, actors Eddie Redmayne, Jamie Dornan, and Andrew Garfield have come a long way since their struggling early years. The stars, who once shared a flat, are still good friends and often share anecdotes from their nascent stage of their career. Dornan recently shared an unusual incident about the time Redmayne’s email got hacked, leading to a strange money-requesting message. The bizarre twist in the story was the reaction of legendary actor Warren Beatty.

Email Scam Involving Eddie Redmayne

The Oscar award-winning Eddie Redmayne was once a victim of an email hack wherein all his contacts received emails that seemed to be from him asking for money. The conversation, revealed by Jamie Dornan in an interview, went as follows: “Eddie got scammed on his email. We all got emails saying, like, ‘Guys, I’m up against it here. I need some cash.’ … Warren Beatty was like, ‘What can I do?’ I think I’m OK to tell this.”

Warren Beatty’s Reaction

It’s comforting to know that Warren Beatty, the evergreen star from “Heaven Can Wait”, was ready and willing to extend financial assistance if Redmayne was actually in trouble. Fortunately, the scheme was identified as a scam and no money ended up in the hackers’ pockets. This incident occurred shortly before Beatty had his own awkward incident at the Oscars when he mistakenly announced the wrong Best Picture winner. As Dornan stated in the interview, “[The email] was sent to all of [Eddie’s] contacts… We all just got individual emails saying, ‘Guys, I really need you to wire me some cash.’ [Laughs] Fair credit, Warren Beatty was like, ‘Whatever you need.’ … What a legend. [This is] just before he read the wrong name at the Oscars.”

A Bizarre Anecdote

This unusual event has led to numerous speculation and questions, such as how Beatty was on Redmayne’s contact list despite not having worked together. Nonetheless, it seems that Beatty’s generosity and readiness to help could derive from his inherently nice nature. The incident has now become a story that Dornan shares at parties or on podcasts, much to the amusement of listeners.

Wrapping Up

In the whirlwind world of Hollywood, friendships like Redmayne, Dornan, and Garfield’s manage to stand the test of time, nurturing support and camaraderie. Acts of assistance, even in the face of a scam, prove the supportive and strong bond between these actors. Redmayne is now focusing on his upcoming series “The Day of the Jackal,” while Dornan is starring in “The Tourist,” which is currently available on Netflix. For more interesting stories and insights into film-making, head towards HitPlay.

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