Penelope Cruz Only Walked Zoolander No. 2 Premiere Catwalk Because She Was ‘In Character’

Penelope Cruz, Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson

by Edwina Langley |
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With her exquisite beauty, enviable figure and downright gorgeousness in general, it would be hard to imagine Penelope Cruz ever feeling intimidated... But apparently, even stars get nervous sometimes.

Speaking to NBC News' Today host Savannah Guthrie yesterday, Cruz described how unprepared she was to walk the catwalk at the Zoolander No. 2 premiere in New York City on Tuesday.

'It was hilarious, because I got off the plane from Europe, I didn't know where I was, and then I got there, run in, put on this outfit, and there I was with Derek, Mugatu and Hansel... and twenty top models!'

She revealed she only agreed to walk the catwalk, however, because she had 'the protection of my character and I was with the boys and it didn't matter if I fell in [sic] the floor.

'If I didn't do it right,' she continued, 'it didn't matter. I had that protection, otherwise I wouldn't have said 'yes'.'

The lively conversation between the two women continued until a rather #awkward moment at the end... Guthrie made the mistake of asking Cruz to talk about a comment she had allegedly made about having 'ugly feet'.

Cruz looked startled before quickly (and ardently) confirming: 'No, no, I haven't said that... I'm ok with my feet'.

Crrrringe! Check out the embarrassing moment below:

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