Liam Neeson and Ethan Hawke as Teresa and Caroline
Actors reenact 'Real Housewives of New Jersey' for Andy Cohen
Acclaimed actors Liam Neeson and Ethan Hawke haven taken on the unlikely roles of "The Real Housewives of New Jersey" stars Teresa Giudice and Caroline Manzo. While many well-known actors have ventured onto Bravo's "Watch What Happens Live" clubhouse, it's not every day that two highly praised actors come in eager to take on the roles of a lifetime -- that of the New Jersey Housewives.
On Wednesday's episode, Oscar nominee Hawke and Oscar winner Neeson chatted with host Andy Cohen in a laid-back and candid interview that revealed Hawke's dislike of actor William Hurt and Neeson's past brief relationship with Barbra Streisand. The two thespians also agreed to tackle the show's regular segment called Clubhouse Theater, in which the celebrity guests are asked to reenact a scene from a recent Housewives episode. Hawke and Neeson were given an excerpt from one of the franchise's most heated reunion specials that aired last Sunday, which pitted Giudice against rival Manzo, whom she had not spoken to in over a year. In a vicious war of words, Manzo started off the fray by yelling at Giudice, "You and your f---ing Christmas pageant dress, sit back and shut the f--- up." From there, Giudice and Manzo threw insults left and right, and Hawke and Neeson attempted to recreate that very brawl. Hawke wore a short red wig to channel Manzo, and Neeson donned a long dark-haired piece for Giudice's role.
With ease, Neeson shouted, "You have three rolls: Blubber, blubber and blubber. And with your tummy tuck. You couldn’t walk for four months because you were hunched over." Hawke replied, "I f---ing wear them proud! I have no Botox, I have no fillers, I’ve never had a facelift." With a slight New Jersey accent, Neeson retorted, "You should get some, you should look at yourself. You’re on TV, you really need some." Cohen and the audience lauded the acting veterans for their easygoing demeanor, before all three took shots of alcohol to end the show.
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Part 2 of "The Real Housewives of New Jersey" reunion airs Sunday, Oct. 7, at 10 p.m. ET/PT on Bravo.