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Your Favorite Celebrities Share Their Most Memorable New Year's Eve Stories

Margot Robbie, Timothee Chalamet, Daniel Kaluuya and other talented and top-billed celebrities share their favorite New Years Eve celebration stories.

Released on 12/29/2018

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Starring: Margot Robbie, Daniel Kaluuya, Andrew Garfield, Aubrey Plaza, Nicole Kidman, Millie Bobby Brown, Maggie Gyllenhaal, and Gal Gadot

Transcript

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[Interviewer] What was your favorite New Year's?
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Oh, no!
00:03
New Year's sucks!
00:05
[laughing]
00:09
New Years, favorite New Year's?
00:11
Oh, I've had some good ones.
00:13
I have so many different New Year's Eves
00:15
where some of them, I mean, the greatest one was 1999,
00:19
where we were on Sydney harbor on a boat.
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We were making Moulin Rouge.
00:24
[Interviewer] Oh, wow. So, we had Baz
00:26
had sort of designed the whole party and we had literally,
00:29
it felt like we'd invited all of Sydney.
00:32
And it was, it went off.
00:35
[Interviewer] [laughs] I mean, it was,
00:37
it's one of the most legendary parties,
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[Interviewer] if I say so myself. [laughs]
00:41
I remember dancing in some little tiny Dolce dress.
00:45
I was very much into the role of Moulin Rouge at the time.
00:47
[Interviewer] With a snake. [laughs]
00:48
That's all I'm gonna say.
00:50
Favorite New Year's.
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[Interviewer] That you spent
00:52
doing something exotic or not.
00:55
You know what?
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I would've been 15 and I was linking back up
01:02
with a friend from elementary school
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that I hadn't seen in a long time,
01:05
and my sister was at a very cool
01:07
New Year's Eve party in New York
01:09
at like, some sort of club or something.
01:12
Somewhere that at 15,
01:13
I shouldn't have been able to be inside of.
01:15
And some folks got me and this buddy
01:18
that I'd relinked with from elementary school in.
01:20
So, that very much felt like a night,
01:21
a New Year's Eve where we were
01:23
not supposed to be where we were,
01:25
and that's probably the best New Year's Eve memory I have.
01:27
A few years back, I made, like,
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all of us do a big murder mystery night
01:32
and we all went out to my friend's house in Sussex
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and we all dressed up and there was like,
01:36
20-something of us did this giant murder mystery night
01:39
and that was really, really fun.
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[Interviewer] And you, like, had,
01:43
one of you was like Clue?
01:44
Was one of you dead? Yeah, I was, yeah.
01:46
I was the inspector.
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So, all the girls were dolled up,
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but I had, like, a mustache and stuff like that.
01:51
But I made everyone do accents
01:53
and everyone really jumped into creating a character.
01:56
These are not film, my friends aren't in the,
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well, a lot of them are crew members,
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but none of them are actors and a lot of them
02:02
really delved into their character and did.
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Some of my friends did the most flawless accents ever.
02:07
I was like, it took me years to do an American accent
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and you're English and doing
02:11
a perfect Southern American accent.
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Yeah, it was very fun.
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I do a ritual every New Year's now,
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where I go with my closest friends in England
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and we write down all the things that we want to,
02:25
we write down all the things
02:26
that have happening in the last year
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or all the things that we want to let go of,
02:29
all the things that we need to clear out.
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We write them all down and we go
02:35
up to the top of Primrose Hill,
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which is in a beautiful place in London,
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[Interviewer] and we burn the paper. Really?
02:43
Yeah, all the things that we want to let go of
02:45
to allow in what we want for the next year,
02:48
whether it's for us or each other or the world or whatever.
02:51
Beautiful ritual.
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It's an old, like, ancient, indigenous ritual.
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[Interviewer] I love that ritual.
02:54
So, that's my New Year's now.
02:57
[Interviewer] That's great. Yeah.
02:58
There was one amazing New Year
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where I was in Hawaii with my mother
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and a very close person in my life
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and we were on the, we were just kind of stood on the,
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and all of my other family had gone to sleep
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and we were stood on the coastline
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where the ocean meets the sand.
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It was just us, the three of us,
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and it was the most intimate New Year's moment
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and it was very, very beautiful
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with two people that I love very much.
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Under, you know, the magic of Hawaii as well.
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Anyway, yeah, so I've had very, like,
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nice, beautiful, calm New Year's.
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But any wild, like, wild New Year's?
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Not worth telling.
03:32
Two parties ago, I hired
03:36
a witch to give readings at my party
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[Interviewer] and that was very popular. I bet.
03:42
I set her up in my garage and then there was a line
03:46
out the back, through my backyard
03:48
of people trying to get in there to get a reading.
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And she was doing it for hours,
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all night until four in the morning.
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The biggest thing she told me
03:54
was that there were a lot of spirits in my house
03:57
and they were attaching on to me
03:59
and that I needed to wash myself
04:00
with Grandpop's soap every night.
04:02
Last year, I was, last year, yeah.
04:05
Last year, I was at Disneyland.
04:09
Yeah, Disneyland.
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But we went home before it was midnight.
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I got too tired.
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So, then we ate Chinese food and watched it on my couch.
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[Interviewer] Oh. Yeah, it was great.
04:18
[Interviewer] So, you didn't make it to midnight?
04:19
I did make it to midnight, yep.
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We watched the TV and it was like, ten, nine,
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and I was like, alright this is great.
04:26
And then I was like, Happy New Year, guys..
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This is alright, this is gonna be a crazy year.
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That was the thing that hit me the most.
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I was like, wow.
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I have a lot to do.
04:35
New Year's.
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I have had some wild New Year's.
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I don't know if I can talk about them on TV.
04:40
[Interviewer] [laughs]
04:42
[Interviewer] But when you ask Peter So, you're
04:43
a person who likes New Year's?
04:44
What?
04:45
[Interviewer] Do you like New Year's?
04:46
I don't mind it.
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I don't like to be in the city and like,
04:50
drunk on New Year's, but I know I'm not alone in that.
04:54
But next time you interview Peter,
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you can see if he'll, [laughs]
04:59
if it's okay with him, he can tell you the story
05:03
of us in Italy before we had kids
05:05
on New Year's in this wild hotel.
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[Interviewer] That sounds good.
05:08
We had kind of a wild New Year's.
05:10
[Interviewer] That sounds, I'll definitely ask him.
05:12
Ask him and if he's up for it, it's fine by me.
05:12
[Interviewer] That sounds really good.
05:14
New Year's Eve now are much calmer.
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[Interviewer] Were you with-
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And I want to spend them with my kids and my husband.
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Mostly, I try and stay alive, 'cause it's just a tendency
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to drink a lot and lose yourself.
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But like, I try not to do it in London now.
05:28
We try and go away.
05:29
[Interviewer] You try and go away for New Year's?
05:30
We try and go away.
05:31
There's a big group of us, actually, that blows this.
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Like, a big group of us went to Brighton
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and we just had a house and we just walked on the pier
05:39
and there was like, bagpipes and stuff.
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And then we just followed people with bagpipes
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and it's like, done us on the street on New Year's.
05:44
And then I spent one New Year's in Denmark.
05:48
[Interviewer] That's fun. In Denmark?
05:49
Yeah, I've got family out there.
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But I try not to, I'd rather just go away
05:53
and then just have this moment away.
05:56
But it's always an anticlimax, you know?
05:59
The party of January 1st is fun, though.
06:01
[Interviewer] The Boxing Day party?
06:02
Yeah, it's just a, I dunno,
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I always have, like, a good party,
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'cause there's no pressure on the party.
06:07
[Interviewer] [laughs] And no one has work
06:08
the next day, so everyone's still happy.
06:09
I'm not a big, like a clubber
06:14
or I love parties and these types of things.
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I like relaxed, like, I like to be with people
06:20
that I like and love and eat good good
06:25
and have some nice music in the background.
06:29
But I don't, like I don't have
06:32
an exceptional one that I can tell you.
06:35
I'm not an exciting person.