I wonder how often Beyonce remembers and regrets being in Austin Powers in Goldmember
@erinbee That was her best work and I'm not even kidding :D
@Juju I mean, it's still better than the live action Lion King but no no Julia nooo
@erinbee I don't like the music, I'm sorry! I know I should but... meh. But I do like Austin Powers because I'm a terrible person with bad taste.
@erinbee that makes it sound like she did it pro bono
@earthtopus Haha, or under duress
She was paid what the average worker would consider an obscene amount, but who hasn't done something they later felt gross about for money? ✨Lessons in Capitalism✨
@erinbee the Michael-Caine-about-Jaws-IV "I have never seen it, but by all accounts it is terrible. However, I have seen the house that it built, and it is terrific" perspective doesn't seem any unlikelier than "probably feels gross about it now"
@earthtopus Absolutely. But there's also a difference between being in a film with the nadir of special effects, and being in something that had so many weird racist moments even by 2002 standards
@erinbee clearly someone needs to ask her in an interview or as material for a book, so we can cease speculating :)
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