Dakota Johnson: ‘Fifty Shades Darker’ Contains A Surprise Tribute To My Mom | TODAY

  • Published on Feb 1, 2017
  • Actress Dakota Johnson talks to TODAY’s Hoda Kotb about “Fifty Shades Darker,” the steamy new installment in the “Fifty Shades” film franchise. She reveals that the film includes a surprise tribute to her mother, actress Melanie Griffith.
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    Dakota Johnson: ‘Fifty Shades Darker’ Contains A Surprise Tribute To My Mom | TODAY

Comments • 214

  • deanricehill46
    deanricehill46 6 months ago +3

    I loved that scene.. the coffee scene. When I first saw it I was like "there it is" haha

  • jotgeebunny
    jotgeebunny 8 months ago

    What was the clip about her Mom? Does anyone know?

  • Calvin Mngatana
    Calvin Mngatana 8 months ago

    Worst triology of films ever made

  • Charity Mujeyi
    Charity Mujeyi 8 months ago

    And it's February 14th, not 10th.

  • Charity Mujeyi
    Charity Mujeyi 8 months ago

    Surprise tribute to my mom" Lol!! I want the interviewer to drop dead.

  • Samjull Al
    Samjull Al 10 months ago +1

    She is the best for Jamie..awww...so sweet

  • Alexis Newell
    Alexis Newell 11 months ago +3

    Oh Dakota so Much like Don in looks love her...💕

  • Dark Horse
    Dark Horse Year ago

    Ugly reporter

  • Sam Bradley
    Sam Bradley Year ago +1

    Dakota, you are a delight.

  • hsuitor1234
    hsuitor1234 Year ago

    more films

  • Myrka CG
    Myrka CG Year ago +3

    Her look's so cute. Her hair👌 too Beautiful😙

  • AnnaRoseDesigns
    AnnaRoseDesigns Year ago +9

    Its a scene in Working Girl"
    Tess: I expect you to call me Tess. I don’t expect you to fetch me coffee unless you’re getting some for yourself, and the rest we’ll just make up as we go along, okay" put Dakota where Tess is.

  • Nicki Smith
    Nicki Smith Year ago +1

    She is truly a amazing actress to go as far as she did to make us women who loves stories of a person that didn't know how to love,to love so deeply. Great job D. Much love

  • Olivia Blackmon
    Olivia Blackmon Year ago +2

    What was the tribute to her mom? I watched the movie and I still don't know

    • D.E.H.P
      D.E.H.P 7 months ago

      Olivia Blackmon same of you

  • mr krabs be wack
    mr krabs be wack Year ago

    ouuuuuuuu looks like Christian is jelly!!!!!!😂😂😂

  • Sattnin77
    Sattnin77 Year ago +5

    There's a scene in Fifty Shades Darker ripped directly from Working Girl, the 1988 classic starring Dakota Johnson's mother, Melanie Griffith. It comes just after Ana gets promoted at Seattle Independent Press, when she tells her new assistant, Hannah, to call her by her first name and only bring her coffee if she's getting some for herself. "The rest we'll just make up as we go along," Ana says.
    There's the secret!

  • Emily Nolin
    Emily Nolin Year ago

    #2 is ready to come out HAHAHAHAHAHA

  • Cinderella Jara
    Cinderella Jara Year ago +1


  • Savannah Meredith

    dakota can't seem to find her words imo

  • Ginlyn7 Home
    Ginlyn7 Home 2 years ago +13

    She says the exact lines that Melanie Griffith said in Working Girl at the end of the movie when Melanie got her own office and the secretary comes in and asks what her duties are. That was soooo awesome!!!!

  • ashley villanueva
    ashley villanueva 2 years ago +1

    she looks like katniss everdeen here or it's just me...

  • Janet RITCHIE
    Janet RITCHIE 2 years ago

    I think the surprise is the watch she has on when hugging her mom goodbye in the movie

  • Colleen's Reviews and stories

    I caught it right away, Dakota! Melanie, I understand having a beautiful daughter myself and watching her in such a film, but kinda half-close your eyes and bite the bullet, take the Nestea-plunge! Its my favorite scene! Its worth it, and you will be proud of her, Melanie!

  • Holly Nina Anne Jackson

    Anyone else notice she said Dakota jones 😂

  • Lara Arguijo
    Lara Arguijo 2 years ago +3

    It's a quote from working girl! Awesome

  • neag nano
    neag nano 2 years ago +13

    She is Really beautifull

  • Emma Fewings
    Emma Fewings 2 years ago +1

    2:10 Fifty Shades Darker |FULL MOVIE| AVAILABLE ONLINE
    CLICK TO WATCH plus.google.com/+McQuinGanesStaringDika/posts/7URSfNNRwyL

  • Margarida Martinho
    Margarida Martinho 2 years ago +2

    ahahahahahah she's so funny 6:34 😂😂😂

  • Margarida Martinho
    Margarida Martinho 2 years ago +1

    ahahahahahah she's so funny 6:34

  • Colm
    Colm 2 years ago +19

    She is certainly not boastful . Very humble . very natural like someone you'd meet in daily life.

  • Ruben Førsund
    Ruben Førsund 2 years ago +7

    Is everyone in America, except the actors, mentally 14 year old girls? The interviewer can't get through an interview about a sex-themed movie without giggling! I see a lot of this surrounding this movie, and I know for a fact Dakota Johnson wants more professionalism.

  • AyalaBros
    AyalaBros 2 years ago +7

    i am a huge fan of (Working Girl) the movie which starred Dakota's mother Melanie Griffith. It is ine of my most favorite 80s movie. So imagine my emotions when I witnessed her daughter in my current favorite movie paying tribute to her mother with that one line (I dont expect you to fetch me coffee unless your getting some for yourself)...AHHHH OMG!!! I mean I almost lost my mind!!! What a WONDERFUL surprise for this fan of both movies and actresses! GREAT JOB DAKOTA

  • sue lee
    sue lee 2 years ago

    Thanks for bringing porn to the next generation.

  • ma SK
    ma SK 2 years ago

    Jack Hide!? Come on!

  • Brandi Sodemann
    Brandi Sodemann 2 years ago

    How did her bangs grow so fast

  • Cassandra Goh
    Cassandra Goh 2 years ago +3

    so...what was the surprise tribute? :)

    • Cassandra Goh
      Cassandra Goh 2 years ago +1

      thank you both! :)

    • Samantha Willette
      Samantha Willette 2 years ago +3

      Cassandra Goh she said the same line her mom said in Working Girl - "don't fetch me coffee unless your getting some and we will go from there"

  • MaddiedeVillada
    MaddiedeVillada 2 years ago

    Does anyone know what scene they are talking about? Which one is homage to Melanie?

    • Stephanie Mcalpin
      Stephanie Mcalpin 2 years ago +2

      MaddiedeVillada , when she says "you don't have to fetch me some coffee unless you're going to get some for yourself". her mom said that in the movie Working Girl.

  • Sarah A
    Sarah A 2 years ago +1

    ok she is so awkward at interviewing her

    • Sarah A
      Sarah A 2 years ago

      but I guess Dakota doesn't give her much with her answers. just a weird interview

  • Chlarie Peace
    Chlarie Peace 2 years ago +1

    I new the film as It is true that I did happen to me in 2004 when there I the restaurant and as always her to take them off so big thank you to fifty shades of grey 💑

  • Christina Benavides
    Christina Benavides 2 years ago +2

    what was the tribute?? I watched the movie and didn't see anything??

    • Samantha Willette
      Samantha Willette 2 years ago +4

      Christina Benavides she said the same line her mom said in Working Girl - "don't fetch me coffee unless your getting some and we will go from there"

  • ladyj geneus
    ladyj geneus 2 years ago +3

    i know the scene that she is refering to and,, i recognized it right away.. i was like awwww

  • Phuck Ducky
    Phuck Ducky 2 years ago +2

    Doing 2 movies at once ! How hard would it be to study these scripts ? 2 at once

  • Xavier Steinbeck
    Xavier Steinbeck 2 years ago +7

    I have fouund website where you can watch fifty shades darker fulll movie. Website Link : *fiftyshadesdarkerfullmovie.website*

  • Altje X
    Altje X 2 years ago

    Omg I saw the film Wednesday...but what scene does she mean??

  • Cathrine Wilks
    Cathrine Wilks 2 years ago

    19:15 Fifty Shades Darker |FULL MOVIE| AVAILABLE ONLINE
    CLICK TO WATCH plus.google.com/+McQuinGanesStaringDika/posts/7URSfNNRwyL

  • CHloE748
    CHloE748 2 years ago +17

    *number 2 is about to come out*

  • Bernie Rodrigo
    Bernie Rodrigo 2 years ago


  • Anna Easter
    Anna Easter 2 years ago

    I thought Dakota johnson was jeneffer Lawrence

  • TEA
    TEA 2 years ago +11

    She is absolutely beautiful it's insane.

  • veeral patel
    veeral patel 2 years ago +5

    She was filming 2nd and 3rd on the same day...!!! awesome...hope that don't have to wait for 2 years for 3rd part...

    • d Mal_222
      d Mal_222 2 years ago

      veeral patel na it comes out 2018

  • Ashyraf Shukor
    Ashyraf Shukor 2 years ago +1

    always be my adorable princess..awww..

  • Bradley Bell
    Bradley Bell 2 years ago

    Its like a higher produced Porno

    Yes... With a lot more meaning

  • fatima samana
    fatima samana 2 years ago

    He changed really😍😍"im her boyfriend "😘😘He already admit it😂😂

  • Netra Basyal
    Netra Basyal 2 years ago

    I saw her nipples.

  • 이명후
    이명후 2 years ago

    you smell blood but im sticking

  • xo
    xo 2 years ago +1


  • Valentina Contessi
    Valentina Contessi 2 years ago

    HI everyone! Please help raise money for my dream job :D

  • Supreme Leader
    Supreme Leader 2 years ago +1

    surprise ? 3some ? christian , dakota and her mom 3some in the movie ?

  • rm namjoon
    rm namjoon 2 years ago

    What did the interviewer say at 4:19
    "It's kind of XXX to your mom?"

  • dauntLess
    dauntLess 2 years ago +5

    i love her! but...why does she looked unhappy and stressed out

    • Suzanne Mills
      Suzanne Mills 9 months ago

      d Mal_222 what are you talking about she looks stunning and her figure is Superb and perfect 👍she works hard for it in gym and looks natural and herself not like all those Hollywood actress who flash themselves on magazines and on red carpet please Dakota is stoning in every way as a person and actress 👍🎥🌸👍

    • d Mal_222
      d Mal_222 2 years ago

      dauntLess probably cause she filmed 2 movies back to back and sometimes at the same time, thats alot on the emotions and body, i'd look stressed too lol she prob just wants to sleep.

  • Loca 4 Nailz
    Loca 4 Nailz 2 years ago

    I'm so confused about the ACCENT!!!! he is a pro to be able to talk without an accent in the movie but now has an accent!!!

  • Mon Roe
    Mon Roe 2 years ago +5

    This interview was hilarious 😂

  • ABCD X
    ABCD X 2 years ago +3

    I miss her bangs

  • Santos D Chavez
    Santos D Chavez 2 years ago

    omg lol u ladies are funny I see u in the mornings

  • x y z
    x y z 2 years ago +1

    the second film isn't even out and i'm already excited for the third

  • cjwonderstruck25
    cjwonderstruck25 2 years ago

    Okay... so they've changed the scene.

  • T E P P I
    T E P P I 2 years ago


  • T Burke
    T Burke 2 years ago

    "What's funky about this" 😂

  • Alvin Y
    Alvin Y 2 years ago +1

    'Number 2 is ready to come out' best interview line ever😂😂😂😂😂

  • Esther coleman
    Esther coleman 2 years ago

    Wanna see this movie but I'm to young to go see it at the movies

  • Sixth SZN
    Sixth SZN 2 years ago


  • H Pn
    H Pn 2 years ago +1


  • PyroShayNiac
    PyroShayNiac 2 years ago +3

    And the worst movie of 2017 goes too...

  • Ester
    Ester 2 years ago +1


  • siddharth nagar
    siddharth nagar 2 years ago +4

    why is she looking so tired and sleepy I mean her face looks so tired from last year or rather a few months ago

    • siddharth nagar
      siddharth nagar 2 years ago

      Hashslingingslasher I thought that too

    • Annie From the T Dot
      Annie From the T Dot 2 years ago +3

      Hashslingingslasher I couldn't put my finger on it because her face does look a bit different (I'm not being critical, just an observation) but you may be on to something...

    • Nish S
      Nish S 2 years ago

      yeah i think the same ... she looks tired, with unkempt hair, bloated face...

    • Aniya
      Aniya 2 years ago

      siddharth nagar she's giving me the pregnant vibes

  • Christine Y
    Christine Y 2 years ago +17

    I wonder if the little tribute to her mom will be "Working Girl" related...I have a feeling it will.

    • Stephanie Mcalpin
      Stephanie Mcalpin 2 years ago +6

      Christine Y , "you don't have to fetch me some coffee unless you're getting from yourself. her mom said that in Working Girl. You were right!

  • Geary Kunkel
    Geary Kunkel 2 years ago +1

    let's call it fifty ways to leave your shady lover !

  • SNLyons
    SNLyons 2 years ago +7

    Hoda is a terrible interviewer, she makes this super awkward

  • julio chino
    julio chino 2 years ago +8

    to be honest, she has a very big forehead, she needs to go back to her usual hair style, cause it used to cover it up nicely, this hair style makes her very random and makes her forehead even bigger...

  • Ana Flores
    Ana Flores 2 years ago +2

    Why they are not doing the press tour together?

  • Multifandom Since 2009
    Multifandom Since 2009 2 years ago +28

    Is it me or does Dakota johnson look a bit like Jennifer Lawrence

  • Daniela Gomes
    Daniela Gomes 2 years ago +107

    Dakota is such a good human being, I love her simplicity. She is very funny and cute. ❤❤❤

    • bizzybee53
      bizzybee53 2 years ago


    • Daniela Gomes
      Daniela Gomes 2 years ago +6

      d m I'm taking my guess by the way she behaves, you do not have to meet a person to know if she has a good heart.
      I believe she has a lot of talent to be shown, I admire her as an actress and person. Her parents are only a support in her career.

    • d m
      d m 2 years ago +2

      Daniela, what are you basing your assumptions on exactly? Do you know her personally? I'm just curious. Ha. TO me, idk, I think she comes off a little spoiled and maybe a little entitled in her interviews.. I don't think she had to go through the same things as other actors to get her roles, just because of who her parents are. I'm not saying she hasn''t been decent in other pieces she has done,
      but, to be honest, I don't know that I think she was that amazing in this series, at all. idk.. I felt like she was just just playing herself. Again. Which. wasn't really thaaat interesting per say, to me.. idk.

  • Cryscynyang A
    Cryscynyang A 2 years ago

    0:46 "number two is ready to come out, are you ready for it?" 😂😂
    so terrible when your not..

  • Supernova
    Supernova 2 years ago +18

    I'm really going to name my first daughter Dakota, I love that name.

    • Juliette
      Juliette Year ago

      Supernova lots of Dakotas were named when she was born to! Those famous parents!

  • Your Mom
    Your Mom 2 years ago +3

    Nothing like a good gift to there mother then your daughter being in a porno 👍🏻

  • HeikkiP
    HeikkiP 2 years ago +5

    "Great for Marcia" XD

  • Christine Sinclair
    Christine Sinclair 2 years ago

    Hilarious. #2 is ready to come out??? Lol

  • Jikook Life
    Jikook Life 2 years ago


    • liz rdz
      liz rdz 2 years ago

      NAYLETH AGUILERA vaya si le dices fea es por que tu debes ser hermosa ....pero te conozco y sabemos que hermosa no lo eres verdad ....bye te veo en instagram con tus absurdos comentarios que etiquetas a todos pero nadie te hace caso 😉

  • Shusui A.
    Shusui A. 2 years ago +30

    she has a beautiful forehead :')

  • zero chris
    zero chris 2 years ago +2

    people if u expect heavy sex well watch a porn movie not these movies

  • Ching Chong
    Ching Chong 2 years ago +5

    she shouldve kept the bangs. her forehead is huge

    • Ann Walsh
      Ann Walsh 2 months ago

      Meow, Meow! Do you look like a movie star?

  • PP BB
    PP BB 2 years ago +3

    useless movie ......better watch BDSM porn than this movie.....stupid story line.....

  • Jack Hyde
    Jack Hyde 2 years ago +117

    Ironically, my name is Jack Hyde. Great job, E. L. James. :P

    • Jack Hyde
      Jack Hyde 2 years ago +1

      @dauntLess Yes. You see, this is why I'm fearing for my life right now. :P

    • dauntLess
      dauntLess 2 years ago +1


    • Jack Hyde
      Jack Hyde 2 years ago +2

      @TheTrekkieMonster I'm scared though. Also, spoiler alert, Jack Hyde isn't a nice person. :P

  • Brenda Price
    Brenda Price 2 years ago +13

    I've been looking forward to this second movie. The books are fabulous.
    Why do all the interviewers act so immature while interviewing the cast? I want to yell "grow the heck up". Ask intelligent questions & move on for goodness sake.
    See ya at the theater👍🏻

  • Ash Aish
    Ash Aish 2 years ago +19

    awww i love her giggly laugh

  • Adnan
    Adnan 2 years ago

    the 3th one is coming too 🙃

  • Sparkadiss
    Sparkadiss 2 years ago

    #2 is coming out of her diaper !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Sparkadiss
    Sparkadiss 2 years ago +7

    Hoda Kotb welcomes Dakota Johnson like she is a 7 year old child!!!!!!!

  • Lisa Lee
    Lisa Lee 2 years ago +3

    Filmed number 3 already! Wow!

  • uphill248 uphill248
    uphill248 uphill248 2 years ago +17

    She's beautiful!