Brenda Fricker is basically synonymous to the Christmas vacation because of her function because the “pigeon woman” within the widespread “Residence Alone 2” reverse Macaulay Culkin. However the star just lately opened up about how the vacation is not as jolly for her as some might imagine.
The 75-year-old Irish actress just lately appeared on The Ray D’Arcy Present and admitted that Christmas time “could be very darkish” for somebody who lives alone, like herself.
“I might be mendacity if I mentioned that it might be a pleasant and glad Christmas as a result of … I am outdated and I reside alone. It may be very darkish,” she mentioned by way of Folks journal.
The Oscar winner shared that she normally unplugs from her telephone when the vacation rolls round and has “put the blinds down” in years previous.
“I do pre-record some good applications, and I’ve my canine and I get myself by means of it that manner,” she continued. “I do not wish to be sounding sort of damaging however it’s a completely different sort of Christmas, that is all.”
Fricker famous that she will not be blind to the truth that so many discover pleasure from “Residence Alone 2” and can doubtless be watching it on Christmas whereas she’s at residence with no massive plans.
“Nicely, the pigeon woman was very a lot on her personal,” she mentioned of her character within the iconic movie.
Whereas Fricker’s Christmas Day sounds quite bleak, the actress mentioned it is New 12 months’s Eve that she finds to be notably exhausting.
“What I do discover very troublesome is New 12 months’s Eve,” she mentioned. “I am unable to get away from the bells.”
Fricker additionally famous that she’s not in contact with Culkin, however that she does “fear about him.”