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Anne Hathaway spoofs Devil Wears Prada role with coronavirus joke

The Oscar winner shared a humorous image on her Instagram account.

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Anne Hathaway (Matt Crossick/PA)

Anne Hathaway (Matt Crossick/PA)

Anne Hathaway (Matt Crossick/PA)

Anne Hathaway has added a coronavirus-related spin to one of The Devil Wears Prada’s best-loved scenes.

The actress, 37, starred in the hit 2006 film as the assistant to a powerful fashion magazine editor, played by Meryl Streep.

In a post to her 17.8 million Instagram followers, she referenced a scene in which her character arrives in the office wearing designer boots, wowing her unfriendly co-workers and prompting one to ask: “Are you wearing the Chanel boots?”

The Oscar winner shared a photo of herself wearing a face mask with the caption: “Are you wearing the C-”

A second message said: “The CDC recommended face covering because we’re still in the middle of a global Covid-19 pandemic? Yeah, I am.”

Fans replied, describing the post as “iconic” and commenting “exactly queen”.

PA