Confusion in Hollywood as actress Angelina Jolie says Derbyshire phrase ‘ay up me duck!’ at awards ceremony
She spoke in a Derbyshire accent and introduced him with the East Midlands phrase as she presented him with an award.
Some baffled viewers took to twitter asking why she was talking about a duck – but there was also much delight.
@JHAC96 tweeted: “Angelina Jolie saying ‘ay up me duck!’ has made my life.”
@BillyCotton said: “Angelina Jolie has just made me like her loads more! Ay up me duck!”
O’Connell has the lead role in Jolie’s upcoming film Unbroken.