Helena Bonham Carter says she is not weird

Helena Bonham Carter, who’s known for portraying unusual, eccentric and oddly evil characters, such as Bellatrix Lestrange in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, and the Red Queen in Alice in Wonderland, insists she’s not really weird in real life. She’s engaged to director Tim Burton, with whom she has two children — two-year-old daughter Nell and seven-year-old son Billy — and believes the misconception may be due to him. She told Psychologies: “I’m sure it’s because I’m with Tim Burton. He looks weird, apparently. We don’t comb our hair. And everyone thinks we live in a weird house with an underground tunnel and our children live down the road. There are so many myths about us but the reality is nothing more interesting than two houses knocked together.” She adds, “I feel utterly conventional but, apparently, I’m not… and I definitely have a low boredom threshold.”

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  1. Helen • December 10, 2010 @ 4:27 PM

    They’re maybe a little offbeat, but there’s nothing wrong with that, right?!

  2. Ben • December 11, 2010 @ 1:24 AM

    i think shes really cool… my fave movie she has ever played in was in FIGHTCLUB!!!!! YAHHHHH

  3. mandee • December 11, 2010 @ 8:50 AM

    i like her.

  4. Candy • December 13, 2010 @ 8:31 PM

    I thinks she’s an AMAZING actress 🙂

    I ♥ Her in the Harry Potters and in Alice in Wonderland.

    Clearly one of the best:D

  5. kat • November 3, 2011 @ 11:39 AM

    i think she is gourgous and a magnificant actress !!! i love all the characters she plays in every movie iv seen of hers….:D i likk how dark and twissted scenes are played in most movies i can say she is one of the best actresses and very lucky to be one(:

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