Rihanna Intimidated Sarah Paulson Every Day On The Ocean's 8 Set

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What's it like work(workworkwork)ing with Rihanna on a film? Well, for Sarah Paulson, it was a little embarrassing, although she seems to have fared alright. Paulson told Ellen DeGeneres on Ellen that, during production of Ocean's 8, it was a "daily struggle" not to embarrass herself.
"It was just sort of a daily struggle to not embarrass myself because every time I looked at her, it was like, 'Work work work work work,'" Paulson said, bursting into Rihanna's 2016 song "Work."
"It's just deeply nerdy," Paulson continued, "and Sandy [Bullock] would just look at me and be like, 'Hey, dial it down. Just stop.'" Luckily, it does appear Paulson and Rihanna are friends — they text occasionally, according to Paulson, and, during an appearance on Late Night with Seth Meyers, Paulson told Meyers that Rihanna congratulated her on her Golden Globe win.
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Oh, to be a fly on the wall of the Ocean's 8 set — Sandra Bullock telling Sarah Paulson to dial it down, Mindy Kaling trying to get the attention of the papparazzi. Meanwhile, Helena Bonham Carter has a dagger?
Watch the full clip of Paulson on Ellen, below.
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