Phoebe Waller-Bridge Shares Hilariously Awkward Story About Raunchy 'Fleabag' Prop

Written by on April 27, 2020

Phoebe Waller-Bridge shared a hilariously awkward real-life story that might actually be a scene straight out of her present “Fleabag.”

Throughout an interview on “The Graham Norton Present,” Waller-Bridge, who wrote, created and starred within the a number of award-winning British comedy sequence “Fleabag,” revealed she’s caught with the present’s notorious “wall of penises” prop whereas isolating at house in England throughout the pandemic.

As followers could recall, the sculpture fashioned part of the “Sexhibition” hosted by her godmother (performed by Olivia Colman) within the finale of season one. 

“They’re all right here, holding me firm,” Waller-Bridge laughed in her interview final week. “They’re really saved right here … I’m meant to be transferring into my workplace at any time when lockdown is over, and I’m hoping it should finally turn into a hat stand or one thing cute like that.”

Presently, she mentioned, the piece sits within the entryway to her house. Waller-Bridge mentioned she felt the sculpture was somewhat too “intense” for the kitchen and bed room however contemplated whether or not it might work as a towel rack within the rest room.

“You already know while you simply put one thing down at your own home, and then you definitely don’t give it some thought for ages?” she mentioned. “It simply turns into invisible to you, and also you overlook that you’ve 12 large penises at your entrance door.”

She mentioned she was instantly reminded of their presence when confronted with a supply man.

“I instantly noticed them once more, for the primary time in ages, and I used to be like, ‘Oh, god, I’m so sorry!’ And he appeared me useless within the eye and simply mentioned: ‘It’s artwork, by no means apologize for artwork.’”

Waller-Bridge appeared on Norton’s program to advertise the stage model of her present, which, following a sold-out stint on Broadway and West Finish, is now accessible to hire on-line on Amazon Prime Video for a $5 donation. Proceeds will probably be donated to plenty of U.Okay. charities combating the coronavirus pandemic.

For those who’re concerned about seeing the sculpture, Waller-Bridge exhibits it off within the video beneath.

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