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Karl Lagerfeld Turned Down a 'Zoolander 2' Role

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Karl Lagerfeld

The legendary designer won't be taking a turn on the silver screen anytime soon.

Karl Lagerfeld is undoubtedly as fascinating a person as he is a talented designer. From bold proclamations about fashion to pop culture commentary, everything he says makes headlines. The latest? That he actually hated the recent Zoolander 2 stunt on Valentino’s runway show in Paris.

During his very first visit to Canada, this week, he chatted to a Hello! Canada reporter about, among other things, that Paris Fashion Week walk-off between Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson. "I didn’t like it," the publication says he sniffed.

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"I don’t want to be in the movie!" he reportedly said forcefully, adding, "They wanted me to be in the movie! I’m not an actor."

Are you disappointed Lagerfeld won’t be joining Stiller and Wilson in the sequel?

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