Sweetie, darling! Grab the bolly! Ab Fab is back!
Two decades after the original Absolutely Fabulous finale, the fashionable comedy duo of Jennifer Saunders and Joanna Lumley are reunited on the big screen as the hilarious, badly behaved Edina and Patsy in Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie.
In the film, party-loving PR guru Eddy is still as obsessed with celebrity culture as ever (cue Kate Moss, who has a starring role in the cameo-packed film). But in real life, Saunders – the writer and actress who plays her – is less than impressed with the world’s fixation on fame.
“It’s ludicrous!” Saunders tells PEOPLE of the reality TV obsession that has gripped the nation since the show first aired on the BBC back in 1992. “All these people taking themselves seriously, taking their own pictures and living their own PR – it’s so dull.”
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Bumping into reality star Kourtney Kardashian at an awards show in London recently, the Brit comedian couldn’t help but add a little lighthearted humor to the occasion – photobombing the star with one of her character’s trademark goofy faces.
“It was a silly thing to do but what happens is people put on their ‘media face’ and I thought, ‘Oh, stop doing your media face and put a proper face on!’ ”
So who is one famous face Saunders and Lumley approve of?
The women revealed that everyone on set was impressed with Moss’ easy, breezy attitude.
“She would come in, in the morning with a little scrubbed face like a school child and say, ‘Who’s doing my makeup?’ reveals Lumley.
Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie is out on July 22.