Ali Fedotowsky still remembers well her first interaction with Jake Gyllenhaal.
On Wednesday’s episode of the “Women On Top” podcast, Roxy Manning asked the former “Bachelorette” about her worst celebrity encounters while working as an E! correspondent.
“Sorry Jake Gyllenhaal, I’m going to Taylor Swift you now,” the 38-year-old replied, referring to Swift’s many songs about her romance with the “Brokeback Mountain” actor.
“Jake Gyllenhaal appeared on the red carpet – my first red carpet appearance for E! News — I’m like, ‘I’ll kill it.’ I’ll be great.’ I practiced. I rehearsed my questions. I was ready to go,” she recalled.
“He walked up, my heels were shaking — I’m afraid of high heels — and I said to him, ‘Hello Jake, who did you bring tonight?’ Like, for a date, like, who are you going on a date tonight?” she accuses. He went ‘goodbye’ and walked away from me.”
Fedotowsky said she “immediately started to cry” at the thought that she was going to lose her job – only to see the 42-year-old actor allegedly treating a reporter by her side. she is the same
The former reality TV star was shocked by Gyllenhaal’s attitude. noting that she gave interviews “Countless times” and knowing “how easy it is to be nice” to journalists.
In fact, Fedotowsky admits that working as a reporter on the red carpet is. “Your least favorite job ever.”
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However, she praised the stars for whom she had better interview experience, calling Tom Hanks “the sweetest man ever” and Kris Jenner “the kindest and loveliest human being.” ” which is “very smart”
“Kim (Kardashian), everyone, Kim (Kardashian), they’re so kind,” she added. “Reality stars are generally very good.”
Although Fedotowsky disliked the time she spent as a reporter, But it also led her to meet her husband, Kevin Manno.
The pair began dating in 2013 after meeting on the show “1st Look.” At the time, Fedotowsky was the host while Manno was a correspondent on the syndicated show.
Four years later, the couple wed and welcomed six-year-old daughter Molly and four-year-old son Riley.