Belfast Telegraph

Saturday 2 August 2014

Fiennes: I'm not friends with Jay-Z

Ralph Fiennes says rumours that he is pals with Jay-Z are untrue

Ralph Fiennes has brushed off reports that he is friends with Jay-Z.

As one of the country's great Shakespearean actors, Ralph doesn't immediately strike you as someone who gets down with the hip-hop crowd, yet there are stories on the internet claiming that the Oscar-nominated actor is "good friends" with the US rapper.

"No. I'm afraid I have to disappoint you, I'm not friends with Jay-Z," he insisted.

"But I have worked with J-Lo if that counts?" he added, referring to his role in Maid In Manhattan with Jennifer Lopez.

Ralph - who starred and made his directorial debut in Coriolanus, which also features Vanessa Redgrave, Gerard Butler and Jessica Chastain - admitted there are a number of stories on the internet that are inaccurate.

"This is the problem with online information - it's very dubious. There are so many stories online that I've heard about," he added.

:: Coriolanus opens in cinemas on January 20.

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