July 23, 2017  

Helen Mirren Twerks at Hasty Pudding Award Event

January 31, 2014 (3:04 am) GMT
Mirren, who is named this year's Woman of the Year by Harvard's Hasty Pudding Theatricals, shows off her best moves at the ceremony.
Helen Mirren

was in high spirit as she attended Harvard University's Hasty Pudding Theatricals Woman of the Year Celebration on Thursday, January 30 in Cambridge, Mass. The veteran actress showed off some twerking moves in front of the crowd and rode a convertible alongside the Hasty Pudding members who dressed in drag.

When the Oscar-winning actress was asked to twerk, Mirren said that she had "tried in my bedroom. It was absolutely humiliating." According to PEOPLE, the star of "" also answered some interesting questions which included who's the hottest actor she had worked with, to which she replied . When asked to comment on who will win in a fight between her and , Mirren answered, "Meryl would win, definitely. She's bigger, stronger and mentally stronger than I am."

At the event, Mirren additionally revealed that she's a fan of . "I think she's quite extraordinary. I had the great opportunity to be on the same stage as her, not on the same time, but I was in the wings, at the Kennedy Center Honors, and she was performing, and I was kind of watching her prepare," she said. "She had this incredible sense of concentration and energy and preparation. I was very impressed by that. Standing in the wings watching her was this explosion of energy. Quite spectacular."

Man and Woman of the Year titles are given to performers who have made lasting contributions to entertainment. "How very saucy of the Hasty Pudding organization to offer me their award," Mirren said after learning that she was named this year's Woman of the Year. "As someone who adores Pudding in all its manifestations ... Suet, Christmas, Treacle, Bread and Butter, Yorkshire, Plum, Figgy, etc., etc., I am so looking forward to the famous Hasty Pudding."

Man of the Year title, meanwhile, goes to . The "" star will be honored at a festivity which takes place on February 7.



More Helen Mirren News

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Song Joong Ki and Song Hye Kyo Are Asked to Tie the Knot at 'DotS' Theme Park
  2. New Couple Alert! Brooklyn Beckham and Madison Beer Are Dating
  3. 'Gambit' Is Being Reworked Following Success of 'Deadpool' and 'Logan'
  4. Rob Kardashian Returns to Twitter to Post Photo of Daughter Dream
  5. 'Home Alone' Actor John Heard Dies at 72
  6. Comic-Con: 'The Walking Dead' First Season 8 Trailer Teases Major Time Jump
  7. Jeremy Meeks and Chloe Green Make Out During L.A. Coffee Run: We Are in Love
  8. Beyonce's Madame Tussauds Wax Figure 'Adjusted' After Whitewashing Controversy