THE BIG TACKLE
WITH GRANT
WELCOME TO MY BRAND NEW FEATURE. OVER THE NEXT FEW WEEKS I WILL BE TAKING A BREAK FROM MY SHOWBIZ DIARY TO BRING YOU SOME EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEWS WITH THE RICH AND FAMOUS. THIS WEEK I AM TALKING TO JENNIFER ELLISON.
GRANT: JENNIFER IT'S GREAT TO HAVE YOU.
JENNIFER: I'M SORRY.
GRANT: HERE FOR THE INTERVIEW I MEAN.
JENNIFER: OH RIGHT, THAT'S OK THEN. WELL IT'S GOOD TO BE HERE I'M A BIG FAN OF YOUR SHOWBIZ DIARY.
GRANT: THANK YOU VERY MUCH. WELL LET'S START WITH BROOKSIDE.
JENNIFER: SURE.
GRANT: NOW THE PERSON YOU PLAY EMILY CHADWICK, SHE IS A BIT OF A WILDCHILD. ARE YOU LIKE HER IN ANYWAY?
JENNIFER: NO I'M NOT LIKE HER ONE BIT. SHE IS THE OPPOSITE TO WHAT I AM LIKE WHICH IS WHY IT IS SO MUCH FUN TO PLAY HER.
GRANT: SO YOU ARE NOT LIKE HER ONE BIT.
JENNIFER: NO I'M AFRAID NOT, I WOULD NEVER HAVE THE GUTS TO GET UP TO THE
SORT OF THINGS SHE HAS GOT UP TO. I COULD NEVER SLEEP AROUND LIKE SHE HAS AND USE MEN THE WAY SHE DOES.
GRANT: WHAT NOT EVEN WHEN YOU DID THAT LESBIAN KISS?
JENNIFER: WHAT LESBIAN KISS.
GRANT: YOU KNOW THAT ONE YOU DID A FEW YEARS AGO. THERE WAS ALL THAT FUSS ABOUT IT IN THE PAPERS.
JENNIFER: THAT WAS ANNA FRIEL NOT ME. AND IT WAS YEARS BEFORE I JOINED.
GRANT: ARE YOU SURE?
JENNIFER: QUITE SURE, I THINK I WOULD REMEMBER DON'T YOU.
GRANT: OH, MAYBE IT WAS A DREAM I HAD ABOUT YOU THEN.
JENNIFER: I'M NOT SURE I LIKE THAT.
GRANT: OK WELL LET'S TALK ABOUT YOU A BIT.
JENNIFER: WELL OK AS LONG AS YOUR NOT GOING TO MENTION ANYMORE DREAMS. IT KINDA FREAKS ME WHEN PEOPLE SAY THINGS LIKE THAT.
GRANT: OK DEAL. NOW YOUR BACK WITH YOUR OLD BOYFRIEND STEVEN GERRARD ARE YOU NOT.
JENNIFER: YEAH IT'S NOT ONE OF THE BEST KEPT SECRETS.
GRANT: WHAT THE HELL ARE YOU BACK WITH HIM FOR.
JENNIFER: WHAT BUSINESS IS IT OF YOURS?
GRANT: WELL NO OFFENCE BUT HE AINT ALL THAT IS HE. OR IS IT CAUSE HE IS A FOOTBALLER AND IT'S THE FASION TO HAVE A FOOTBALLER AS A BOYFRIEND.
JENNIFER: ARE YOU IMPLYING THAT I AM USING HIM FOR WHO HE IS IN ORDER TO UP MY CRED?
GRANT: WE COME ON YOU DO THAT SORT OF THING ALL THE TIME ON THE TV.
JENNIFER: THAT IS IN A TV PROGRAMME, I AM PLAYING A CHARACTER. I WOULD NEVER DO THAT IN REAL LIFE. WE ARE WITH EACH OTHER BECAUSE WE LOVE EACH OTHER AND WE MAKE EACH OTHER VERY HAPPY.
GRANT: BOLLOCKS. HOW CAN YOU BE A TART ON THE TV AND NOT OFF IT. WHO ARE YOU TRYING TO KID.
JENNIFER: ARE YOU CALLING ME A TART NOW?
GRANT: OK MAYBE TART WAS A BIT HARSH, BUT YOU HAVE TO ADMIT THERE IS A LITTLE SIMILARITY BETWEEN YOU OFF SCREEN AND ON IT.
JENNIFER: THIS IS MAD, I THINK I HAVE HAD ENOUGH.
GRANT: WELL OK LET'S TALK ABOUT SOMETHING ELSE. YOUR A VERY SEXY LADY, YOU COULD HAVE ANYONE YOU LIKE, SO WHY GERRARD.
JENNIFER: I HAVE ALREADY TOLD YOU WE ARE IN LOVE AND HE MAKES ME HAPPY.
GRANT: AND CAUSE HE IS A FOOTBALLER.
JENNIFER: NO IT HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH IT.
GRANT: YEAH RIGHT. I PLAY YOU KNOW. MIDFIELDER MYSELF AS IT HAPPENS. I BET IF ME AND HIM WERE
TO GO IN FOR A 50-50 CHALLANGE HE WOULD BOTTLE IT FIRST.
JENNIFER: RIGHT THAT IS IT I AM OFF.
GRANT: YEAH CAUSE YOU KNOW IM RIGHT. DO YOURSELF A FAVOR AND GET RID OF HIM. YOU WOULD BE A LOT BETTER OFF WITH ME.
JENNIFER: IN YOUR DREAMS LARDY.
GRANT: THIS IS ALL MUSCLE I HAVE YOU KNOW. GO ON FEEL THE STEEL.
JENNIFER: NO THANK YOU I HAVE JUST EATEN. LOOK THIS IS A JOKE I AM LEAVING.
GRANT: WHAT'S WRONG NOT SCOUSE ENOUGH FOR YOU. YOU WERE NOT SO PICKY AFTER THAT BOTTLE OF VODKA WE HAD ROUND YOUR HOUSE THAT TIME. AH SOD YA THEN.
WELL JOIN ME AGAIN NEXT WEEK WHEN I SHALL BE ONCE AGAIN GIVING SOMEONE THE BIG TACKLE.
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