Andy Cohen is the type of interviewer who extracts things from his subjects that no one else does. In this case, what he extracted on Thursday’s episode of Watch What Happens Live was a story about pee. From Shania Twain.
During one of those little games he likes to play, he was tasked with determining which of his guests—Twain or Patricia Arquette—“peed her pants in front of an audience multiple times.” Pretty obvious the answer would be Twain, since if Arquette had a Jackson Maine-style incident during her Oscars win, we’d still be talking about it.
“I have peed myself onstage,” said Twain, closing her eyes and nodding her head, stewing in her truth and urine. “You know what I did? I was very clever in this one moment. I stood up from my chair to get up and sing. I peed myself. And the puddle, I just knocked my glass of water over...”
“I was wearing a skirt, thank goodness,” she continued. “I stood up, it all came out, I was dry, put the glass of water on, see. Listen, I think when you’re dyslexic, you think ahead of these things.”
A triumph of the human spirit.
Elsewhere, Arquette told a story about her courtship with Nicolas Cage that sounds like a bonkers Nicolas Cage movie. He should recreate it, playing himself: