Connie Chung discusses her cameo in ‘The Undying’


The former anchor spoke to Andrew Goldman, host of “The Originals” podcast for Los Angeles magazine, and discussed several topics, including his guest-starring appearance on HBO’s “The Undoing” at CBS Evening News and ABC News. (Chung also briefly worked on CNN in 2002, hosting a show in 2002, “Connie Chung Tonight”.

Talking about her scene in “The Undoing” opposite Hugh Grant, in which she portrays a journalist interviewing Grant’s character.

Or murder, he said he made some suggestions.

“When Hugh Grant sat down, he was watching all the rumors,” she said. “He is one of those British rumors who are fellows. And his tie was asked, and I’m very OCD. So, I said, ‘Hugh, straighten your tie.’ And he goes and fixes it. And then a collar was outside his suit … and I went, ‘Hugh, fix it.’ And then he looked like Rodney Dangerfield. He should sit on the back of his jacket like ‘Broadcast News’ so that it was nice and well-organized. ”

She also said that she believes she has heard but not seen much in her scene as she rewrote the sections of the dialogue.

In 1993, Chung became the co-anchor of “CBS Evening News”

With Dan Rather. She only had two years of work and says working with Rathor: “If I hit my back, I felt like I might be in the shower with a scene of ‘Psycho’,” suggesting that That he would always have to look back around his cum. -Anchor, noting that he was forced to do tabloid-style interviews that others did not want to do.

She went to work on ABC News magazine’s show “20/20”.

During the podcast interview, she stated that the environment on the network, where she worked with fellow journalists Barbara Walters and Diane Sawyer, was competitive and compared the 1990s rivalry between figure skaters Nancy Kerrigan and Tony Harding .

“[W]hen I got ABC, both Diane and Barbara were in the same kind of area to get these big interviews. So, when I tried to go after them, I was told that I could not. It was Barbara and Diane who could compete for the interview and I had to stand down. And I said, ‘Really?’

Walter’s longtime representative Cindy Berger told CNN on Friday for comment, “Barbara paved the way for every female journalist who comes after her. Nobody supports women in journalism and the workplace.”

CNN has reached out to representatives of Chung, Sawyer and Rather for comment.

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