Caitriona Balfe spent a few minutes answering fan questions on Twitter today, in honor of 20 more of her beautiful “I’m an Unusual Lady” shirts being sold! Here’s the official link to purchase, but hurry! Only a little more than a day left! (Beware – there are a couple of unauthorized sellers for this shirt – DON’T BUY FROM ANYTHING OTHER THAN THE OFFICIAL LINK.)
Q Will Scotland ever win a rugby match?
A Hopefully… lost by 1 to the Wallabies. Good game though.
Q Fave vacation spot in the US?
A Bug Sur but New Orleans a close second.
Q Why “Full Metal Jacket”?
A Stanley Kubrick made the most incredible film. Why not???
Q Any small clue on what you’re filming next?
A All Outlander for the next 8 months. Not sure past that.
Q How did you celebrate your birthday?
A I went to Paris!!!
Q What would you say is the most unusual thing you’ve done?
A I like to think everything I do comes with a nice little side of unusual… #keepitquirky
Q Ready to splurge for the holidays: what one @ColbertMD product does every woman need?
A If you’re going on holiday then definitely their illumino oil.
Q Were you watching Scotland play rugby?
A Of course!!!
Q Taking your advice to order a sweatshirt! Ordered a T before this. Wondering if they’ll be shipped together?
A Not sure. I would assume so. Maybe someone at (the t-shirt company) can tell us.
Q How is your weekend going?
A Apart from a nasty cold pretty good.
Q What is the thing you love most about Claire?
A Her compassion.
Q Do you have a dream role?
Q What is your favorite city?
A I love traveling. I love seeing each city’s character. What makes it and its inhabitants unique… so couldn’t choose one.
Q There is some confusion – did you ever act in Devil Wears Prada?
A Glorified extra for 2 days. Not sure if I am actually init. It was very fun seeing the amazing Meryl (Streep) do her thing though.
Q Do you ever want to direct a feature film? Actor/actress you want to direct?
A One day hopefully
Q Are you looking forward to shooting in a warm location for a change in S3?
A Eh YES!!!
Q Favorite flower?
Q I’ve had a cold for days, what’s your go to sick remedy? Tea or whisky?
A Hot apple cider vinegar and honey.
Q Have you got any advice to beat the fear to stay in front of an audience?
A If you focus on the character and not yourself… then you can’t be scared.
Q We can reach 3000! Let’s go! Waiting mine from Seville…Have you been to Seville?
A Not yet…
Q Are you enjoying the weekend? What are you doing right now?
A Sofa and twitter… a wild Saturday night! Trying to beat my cold.
Q Since I’m going to live in Glasgow, do you have any advice to help me survive out there please? I’m French btw.
A Lots of layers and once your ears get used to the accent then you’ll find the most welcoming people. Cool galleries too.
Q What’s the best part of working with such an amazing and charming English man as Tobias Menzies?
A Best thing. Having made a life long friend who is funny and kind and beyond talented. And also quite silly.
Q Do you knit?
A Not for many years. I should again.
Q Do you have any suggestions for a new book to dive into? (except for Outlander hehe)
A The Sellout by Paul Beatty. Reading right now and I love it.
Q Are you a museum person? Do you have a favorite?
A The Whitney or the MOMA in NYC or Tate Modern in London. But love visiting museums and galleries.
Q Coming from LA to Glasgow next week for work but have one day off. What do you recommend?
A Visit GOMA or @MaryMaryGlasgow, take a walk through Kelvingrove Park.
Q Are you fluent in Irish gaelic?
A I used to be. Now I can barely string a sentence together. Ta sé an brónach.
Q If you could meet Claire Fraser what would you tell her?
A Wow you’re pretty short and much more curvy than I thought but THANK YOU for being so damn cool.
Q Hamptons or NYC lassie?
Q Do you wear a curly wig or do you get a perm daily for Claire?
A That’s a question for @AnitAndersonMUA (Anita Anderson, Outlander hair stylist)
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