Elizabeth Banks shocks Graham Norton Show guests with joke about Prince Andrew

Charlie’s Angels writer-director appeared on the show with Kylie Minogue and Ricky Gervais

Ellie Harrison
Sunday 24 November 2019 11:03
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Elizabeth Banks cracks a joke about Prince Andrew's hand on The Graham Norton Show

Elizabeth Banks shocked her fellow guests on The Graham Norton Show with a joke about Prince Andrew.

The Charlie’s Angels writer-director appeared on the show alongside Ricky Gervais, Kylie Minogue and Lewis Hamilton.

When Norton attempted to embarrass Banks with a throwback photo from her teenage years, in which she sports hoop earrings and a big haircut, Banks laughed, “That’s my hair,” to which Gervais quipped, “Sorry, is that a tree behind you?”

Pointing at the mysterious hand resting on Banks’s shoulder in the picture, Norton said: “I’ve only just noticed this hand, is it someone saying, ‘You’ll regret this photograph.’”

“That’s Prince Andrew’s hand,” replied Banks, much to the delight of Minogue and Gervais who burst into hysterical laughter.

“Photoshop, it’s just Photoshop,” said Norton. “Moving on.”

Prince Andrew has made headlines in recent days after a disastrous TV interview about his friendship with paedophile Jeffrey Epstein, in which he said he was incapable of sweating and denied having sex with then-17-year-old Virginia Roberts-Giuffre.

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