Jane Fonda Loved Turning 75—Thanks to Her Ex Husbands

Jane Fonda spent her 75th birthday amongst 150 friends, including several ex-husband—and loved every minute of it. Here, the actress elaborates on why her diamond jubilee was her favorite birthday celebration.

Released on 12/21/2015

Credits

Producer: Evan T. Cohen
Editor: Lynn Hirschberg
Cinematographer: David Rodriguez & Matt Klammer
Sound: Brain Rainwater & Michael Guggino
Gaffer: Silvestre Rios & Jason De Jesus

Transcript

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According to the Mayan calendar,
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that is the day that the paradigm shift happens.
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It was fun.
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My favorite birthday was
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December 21, 2012.
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I had about 150 people to my house
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including several ex-husbands,
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and what was important was according
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to the Mayan calendar, the shift to a new paradigm,
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and that was the day that I turned 75.
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So I decided to really celebrate it.
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It happened to fall on the Mayan
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calendar's turning point day.
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I had a lot of fun.
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I didn't feel the paradigm shift happen
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the next day though,
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but it was fun.
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[Camerawoman] Did the ex-husbands
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get along with each other?
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Oh yeah.
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[Camerawoman] That's a testament to you
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that the ex-husbands get along with each other.
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Or that they're good actors.
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(laughs)