“Oh, ok…”: Journalist checks behind Felicity Kendal’s ear for facelift scars mid-interview

An interviewer for the Sunday Times asks to see proof that the actor hasn’t had surgery.

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In a breathtaking display of white male confidence, an interviewer for the Sunday Times checked behind Felicity Kendal’s ear for facelift scars after grilling her about cosmetic surgery.

Creepily stating his intention from the start of the interview, having arrived at the 72-year-old actor and national treasure’s house musing about “botox and her ageing process”, he asks himself: “Have I really got the insolence to ask sweet Felicity if it’s OK to check behind her ears for facelift scars? Of course I have.”

And so, after asking her if she’s had botox and facial fillers, he did:

Your mole particularly enjoys how this calculated intrusion is painted by the writer as some kind of charming, bumbling moment of impulsiveness. “The inquiry tumbles out with innocent spontaneity.”

Leave Felicity’s face alone, fella.

I'm a mole, innit.