Phew! No rabbits were harmed when “Fatal Attraction” costars (and Westchester residents) Michael Douglas and Glenn Close recently reunited at AARP’s Movies For Grownups Awards.
Close, who played Douglas’ obsessed, bunny-boiling lover in 1987’s “Fatal Attraction,” paid tribute to the Oscar winner at the awards luncheon held at Manhattan’s Le Bernardin. Surrounded by friends and his wife Catherine Zeta-Jones, Douglas was there to accept the 2016 AARP Movies for Grownups Career Achievement Award.
“Sitting next to me is Glenn Close, and Glenn and I did a little movie…which stood a lot of people on their heads, called ‘Fatal Attraction,’” the actor, 71, said. “It was a brave film…it’s part of the memory of those films that keeps us all together and our friendships [thriving].”
Close also recalled the blockbuster film in her speech. “I think of the elevator scene!” she said, referring to a raunchy moment in the film.
Close’s speech was also about her friendship with Douglas. “I love Michael so much that I stopped coloring my hair so I could look like him,” she joked.
But the famous friends didn’t have to wait for an AARP event to catch up — they both own homes in Westchester’s celebrity-packed town of Bedford. And Close recently revealed that she has one “Fatal Attraction” souvenir hanging in her kitchen: the knife that her character tried to to slit Douglas’ throat with.