Broadchurch’s Olivia Colman is worried that we’ll get sick of her crying on TV

We’ll never get bored of your misery, Liv

Olivia Colman

by Rosie Gizauskas |
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We love Olivia Colman. Lots. And most especially in Broadchurch, where she plays tortured cop Ellie Miller.

Only the BAFTA award-winning actress is getting worried that she cries too much on TV – and that we might get sick of her.

She managed to speak to Vogue for a short while – at least long enough for an interview, anyway - presumably in between blowing her nose and wiping tears off the table.

“I have a sneaking suspicion that audiences have seen me crying a little bit too often in the past couple of years,” she blubbed.

“And if people get really fed up with me, then I won't get more work. And if I can't do what I love, then I will shrivel up and die.

“If something touches me, I cry. That's it. I'm a bit raw, a bit rubbish really. Often a director will say to me, "I don't think this is a scene where your character cries." And all I can say is, good luck with that!”

Wowser, that’s a tad dramatic, Olivia, though you’re a thespian and we’d expect no less.

If you’ve watched Broadchurch then you’ll know that it’s an emotional rollercoaster. If you’d stayed dry eyed during that then you’d have a heart of stone, Olivia.

Now have a tissue, dear. No, don’t cry again – we’re not saying you look like need one. Oh, there she goes again…

Here's another emotional person...


Kai Rooney looking sad during 2014 world cup

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Wipe away the tears, Col

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That is a VERY sad face.

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