The British actor, 59, has been showing his support for various parliamentary candidates — and it has made him a target for online critics. However, Grant beat them at their game Wednesday when he dug up the mug shot from his 1995 arrest — for lewd conduct alongside prostitute Divine Brown — and wrote, “To my dear trolls. Hope this is helpful. Now you have more time to spend with mummy.”
The Four Weddings and a Funeral actor was infamously arrested in June 1995 when Los Angeles police officers nabbed him for receiving oral sex in a public place. The actor, who was dating Elizabeth Hurley at the time, pleaded no contest.
Brown, real name Estella Marie Thompson, also pleaded no contest. She had more than five minutes of fame discussing her arrest and Grant, whom she didn’t realize was famous when she got in his car, in the media.
It should really be no surprise that Grant dredged up his past for the post combatting his trolls — he never tried to hide it. His arrest coincided with the release of his first big studio film, Nine Months, and he promoted the film anyway. So, just days after the bust, he appeared on The Tonight Show with then-host Jay Leno memorably asking him, “What the hell were you thinking?” Grant made no excuses, replying, “I think you know in life what’s a good thing to do and what’s a bad thing, and I did a bad thing. And there you have it.”
To my dear trolls. Hope this is helpful. Now you have more time to spend with mummy. pic.twitter.com/FbbyC286cZ
— Hugh Grant (@HackedOffHugh) December 5, 2019
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