Susan Sarandon has a practical approach when it comes to stealing from sets — take nothing too flashy, just the basics (And maybe some Prada).
In an exclusive interview with PEOPLE at the Cannes Film Festival, the 70-year-old Oscar winner reveals the surprising parting gifts she last snagged from a set: “Underwear,” she says. And shoes.
“[I took] these shoes when I went to Milan,” she adds of the black and white Prada platform oxfords on her feet. “I think they really gave them to me, but I left with them.”
Sarandon admits this particular practice is a time-honored one among actors. “I think as an actor, you’re trained to take every condiment if you’re not paying for your hotel,” she says.
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“My granddaughter is so hilarious,” she says. “She’s wild, she’s really articulate and she’s two. She laughs so deeply and with such abandon that every time I’m with her — she just kills me.”
While in Cannes for the festival in May, Sarandon stunned on the red carpet as a L’Oréal Brand Ambassador and the face of Age Perfect skin care and hair color.