Despite the fact that Hugh Grant's character Daniel Cleaver begged to get Renée Zellweger back multiple times over the course of the two Bridget Jones movies, the actor couldn't recognize her picture while appearing on Watch What Happens Live Thursday.
Grant was on the show to talk about Florence Foster Jenkins, his new movie with Meryl Streep, when he was asked about six of his other female co-stars. While looking at a picture of Zellweger's face, his own went blank.
"Who is the one second from the right, because I've never seen her before in my life?" he asked, and then had to be told who it was.
Apparently, news travels slow for Hugh Grant. The rest of the world took a day of memoriam for Renée Zellweger's old face almost two years ago.
Instead of moving it along, Grant decided to stick his other foot in his mouth by remarking that none of his former female co-stars were "down-to-earth." Pretty quick judgment for a man whose entire career swings on his own face's ability to make up for his constant stammering.