Danielle Macdonald Was Terrified to Meet Dolly Parton

  • Published on Dec 6, 2018
  • Danielle Macdonald explains how starstruck she was meeting Dolly Parton and Jennifer Aniston, approaching the role of a rapper from New Jersey in Patty Cake$ and struggling to reclaim her native Australian accent.
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Comments • 183

  • Nicole De Loncrais
    Nicole De Loncrais 27 days ago

    Danielle well done beautiful. Aussie Aussie Aussie oi! Oi! Oi! Thank you for your brilliant performance, totally amazing!🎁🥰🙏🏻

  • JeSuis CommeCela
    JeSuis CommeCela Month ago +1

    She seemed to be such a nice person!! 😍

  • Pharaoh P
    Pharaoh P 2 months ago

    She’s very sexy to me. I don’t know what it is.

  • Natiele Gacha life
    Natiele Gacha life 3 months ago

    Bealtiful Danielle Mcdonald

  • Pharaoh P
    Pharaoh P 3 months ago


  • belle
    belle 3 months ago

    omg she's australian! this totally surprised me as an australian

  • Betsy Keller
    Betsy Keller 4 months ago +1

    She was amazing in Dumplin'. And, to find out she's Australian, and can do those accents was very impressive. She's got a great future in show business.

  • cc ok
    cc ok 4 months ago

    Is she like Australian and half American but in the movie she is she has country accent

  • Mei Jian Yau
    Mei Jian Yau 4 months ago

    She such a talented actor!! LOVE HER! 😍❤️

  • Mei Jian Yau
    Mei Jian Yau 4 months ago


  • Joe Jones
    Joe Jones 4 months ago

    I swear she can sit on my face anyday.

  • kungtony
    kungtony 4 months ago

    She is beautiful!

  • blackberry_ blues
    blackberry_ blues 4 months ago

    It is soooo weird hearing her talk in an Australian accent. Her accent is a little odd too.

  • Paola Frias
    Paola Frias 4 months ago

    I really liked her in the Netflix movie but this was weird to watch because her accent comes and goes

  • Britney Tudor
    Britney Tudor 5 months ago

    She’s awesome! Such a lovely girl😆

  • Sam Asher
    Sam Asher 5 months ago +1

    bird box is the sequel to dumplin

  • hilham 89
    hilham 89 5 months ago

    Never heard of her until dumplin, done an amazing job in the movie, gonna have to check Patti Cake$.

  • JackieL
    JackieL 5 months ago

    I just watched dumplin’ last night and I loved it sooooo much !!!! I made my sister and mom watch it and they loved it as well. 😭❤️

  • Princess Lollypop
    Princess Lollypop 5 months ago

    She is Australian omg I had no idea

  • Finnastep
    Finnastep 5 months ago

    We don’t like you

  • Lyfe as Addie
    Lyfe as Addie 5 months ago

    this was the purest interview wow

  • Daniel Ortiz
    Daniel Ortiz 5 months ago +1

    She's beautiful 😍

  • Darwin Isacat
    Darwin Isacat 5 months ago +1

    Omg I love her

  • Flow3rs
    Flow3rs 5 months ago

    It’s weird the accent switches

  • Chelsea Cristina
    Chelsea Cristina 5 months ago

    I thought her accent was like in the movies

  • jbond5150
    jbond5150 5 months ago

    Jesus she waddled out on to the stage with that parachute on.

  • Alexis Robinson
    Alexis Robinson 5 months ago +2


    • flipmode7
      flipmode7 5 months ago

      Exactly! Almost couldn't watch because ai still mad at her character. Hahaha

  • Tayla Stevenson
    Tayla Stevenson 5 months ago +28


    • Flying Dutchman
      Flying Dutchman 27 days ago

      Awesome you went to school with her! Btw.. your singing is pretty good!

    • Jasmine loves Queen Sia
      Jasmine loves Queen Sia 5 months ago +1

      Lucky you Tayla😉 I'm not surprised that she was though...seems like she's still a very beautiful young lady and so bubby too! I love her personality and acting skills. Being Australian just adds the cherry on top🍒😊💜

  • 2kimports
    2kimports 5 months ago

    She kinda big....... lol

  • nonameapplebeverage
    nonameapplebeverage 5 months ago

    what a gem, loved her in Dumplin, I want to watch patticake$ so bad now

  • harith rahman
    harith rahman 5 months ago +156

    She’s in BirdBox as well, Olympia

    • Spicy Enchilada 🌶
      Spicy Enchilada 🌶 24 days ago

      @Liv Loeffler ITS OLYMPIA DUMBASS

    • Liv Loeffler
      Liv Loeffler Month ago

      Olivia not Olympia😂

    • Bianca Reis
      Bianca Reis 4 months ago

      Oh oh, you certainly have not seen the same interview as everyone here, right? You are clearly reversed some role, because this girl, ma'am, is an incredible actress. And thats for sure, @Pop Land

    • Fiona Polson
      Fiona Polson 4 months ago +1

      That’s where I recognized her from I couldn’t think of it

  • wantsomecoffee
    wantsomecoffee 5 months ago +3

    I’m here because. Bird Box.

  • Michal Hrdý
    Michal Hrdý 5 months ago +2

    aw she's so so lovely, I just saw Dumplin, what a wonderful, warm and sweet movie, amazing

  • Cleopatra Anthony
    Cleopatra Anthony 5 months ago

    She looks much older than the film

  • robert Reichler
    robert Reichler 5 months ago +3

    I love her but I'm trying to pinpoint where her accent is from sounds like a mix between British and southern.

    • robert Reichler
      robert Reichler 5 months ago

      @B oh that makes sense I didn't know accents could change that much.

    • B
      B 5 months ago +1

      She's Australian but has spent so much time in the US she's picking up the yanky twang

  • Modus Pwnens
    Modus Pwnens 5 months ago +2

    She has such pretty eyes! Not just because of the color but they're a pretty shape and like it's always happy :D She was great in Dumplin'! Also I'm so perplexed by the accent lmao, I really thought she was Murican lol. Man foreigners are great at the American accent :P

  • Kelsi Smith
    Kelsi Smith 5 months ago +4

    Dumplin’ is my absolute favorite movie, I’ve watched it so many time already. Can’t wait to see what comes next in her career!!!

  • puregoddessuniversity
    puregoddessuniversity 5 months ago +93

    She was great in Dumpling! Didn’t even know she was Australian! She does a perfect Texas accent:)

    • Jose  Guzman
      Jose Guzman 5 months ago +1

      Thats litterally was why i came lookin for her on youtube now! Thats what im doing here lol. I was excited someone had a TX accent cuz im from San Antonio.

  • Landy
    Landy 5 months ago +114

    She would be a great Eleanor from Eleanor & Park.

  • aznfangrl612
    aznfangrl612 5 months ago

    Hwaaat aussie?

  • RustySpoons
    RustySpoons 5 months ago +24

    She suffers from _Charlie Hunnam Syndrome_ . *CHS* is a very serious syndrome, in which the sufferer unconsciously alternates between accents and dialects from different countries around the world, leading the sufferer to no longer even be associated with his/her own native accent. It’s a tragic tale, to oft ending in a muddled hodgepodge of cultural deliveries. Have some pity on the poor young lady.

  • Debbie Cooper
    Debbie Cooper 6 months ago +9

    Dumpling is a cute movie.. This girl did a great job.

  • Mtaylor
    Mtaylor 6 months ago +1

    She was great in Dumpling can't wait to see her in more things.

  • Hakan Tunçel
    Hakan Tunçel 6 months ago

    she is so sweet:)

  • Danielle Apple
    Danielle Apple 6 months ago

    She was FANTASTIC in Patty Cakes. I'm excited to watch this

  • James Bradford
    James Bradford 6 months ago

    Oh she's Australian. No wonder her Southern accent in Dumplin' was gratingly, painfully inauthentic.

  • shea
    shea 6 months ago +5

    I’ve seen this movie 3 times already. It’s my favorite. I cry everytime

  • Ping Pong
    Ping Pong 6 months ago +3

    i just watched dumplin and its the only movie that i wld ever watch over and over again

  • Shannon Miller
    Shannon Miller 6 months ago +3

    I had no idea she's Australian!

  • Ida DeLucia
    Ida DeLucia 6 months ago

    Really liked Dumplin. I can't wait to see more of her films.

  • gillian owens
    gillian owens 6 months ago

    Love her accent

  • Alasiah Winstead
    Alasiah Winstead 6 months ago +1

    She loooooks great for her age

  • Kennedy Thomas
    Kennedy Thomas 6 months ago +3

    I’m southern like she was in the movie and she sounded just like us

  • eva800
    eva800 6 months ago +10

    She is beautiful !

  • TypicallyRio YT
    TypicallyRio YT 6 months ago

    This actor was the best

  • yoyoyoholla1
    yoyoyoholla1 6 months ago +1

    Wait she’s Australian?

  • Nilima Zarine
    Nilima Zarine 6 months ago +50

    I can't get over how pretty she is....

  • oy59
    oy59 6 months ago +1

    cute movie

  • stefoehmen
    stefoehmen 6 months ago +1

    Saw her at PattiCake$ opening in Chicago and she was super nice. So shocked when she started talking and was Australian. That movie was great and this one looks awesome too. :)

  • Gavin Burnes
    Gavin Burnes 6 months ago +5

    The accent threw me !!!

  • KurtisLeeSinger
    KurtisLeeSinger 6 months ago +71

    Wow she is Australian wow! Dumplin is such a good movie. In watched it twice already! She is brilliant!

  • Alicia Dyck
    Alicia Dyck 6 months ago

    Her accent is so strange

    • thekingofmoney2000
      thekingofmoney2000 6 months ago +1

      Alicia Dyck It's not strange, she has had to learn so many different accents that she's gotten them all mixed up. lol. It happens to some people who spend a lot of time in another country.

  • luckyducky16
    luckyducky16 6 months ago +407

    Her accent is sooooo weird.It's like australian and american lol

    • David Gibson
      David Gibson 3 months ago

      luckyducky16 Australian and English (UK).

    • Kimber B
      Kimber B 4 months ago

      She seems to bounce between the two accents. Weird, but she’s really lovely.

    • R Moocher
      R Moocher 5 months ago

      @TheAwesomestAmberI'm Aussie too but I hear American in her. She's definitely lost a fair bit of her Aussie accent.

    • luckyducky16
      luckyducky16 5 months ago

      @TheAwesomestAmberI am calm lolol but have a great day as well!

  • Emily Walker
    Emily Walker 6 months ago +4

    Love Dumplin’

  • Amaya Rod
    Amaya Rod 6 months ago

    She's lovely. I love Patti Cakes.

  • Always A Lady 2 U
    Always A Lady 2 U 6 months ago +1

    I would never be afraid to meet Dolly the lady is an icon beautiful lady funny witty kind hearted and i have been a fan of Dolly's since i was a little girl .

    • Young & Funny
      Young & Funny 6 months ago

      @aundrea hodges I dont know how you took it that way, shes just simply stating that she'd be excited to meet dolly

    • Always A Lady 2 U
      Always A Lady 2 U 6 months ago

      aundrea hodges i was just saying Dolly is amazing what does jealousy have to do with it i am not understanding your point but maybe you took what i said wrong .

    • aundrea hodges
      aundrea hodges 6 months ago

      what was the purpose of what you just said? was it meant to make people jealous?

  • !!!!!????
    !!!!!???? 6 months ago +2

    love her!

  • Vamanos Ninja
    Vamanos Ninja 6 months ago +11

    At first I thought she was saying 'Dully Pardon' as a joke.

  • Vamanos Ninja
    Vamanos Ninja 6 months ago +5

    How/why did she meet Dolly? Dolly wasn't even in the movie. Still good though.

    • Maggie McFly
      Maggie McFly 6 months ago +9

      And she literally said she recorded a song with Dolly.

    • Laura B
      Laura B 6 months ago +9

      Dlly wrote new music for the soundtrack! She wasn't technically in the movie, but she was involved.

  • RT Jones
    RT Jones 6 months ago +1

    Charming and lovely young lady. Macdonald was also quite good in the underrated film, "The East."

  • Caitlin Martin
    Caitlin Martin 6 months ago +97

    Just saw dumpling on netflix and I loved it!!! Buttt can we talk about how well she can turn off her accent

  • shawna29
    shawna29 6 months ago +1

    watched this movie tonight and she was soo good!! Absolutely loved it :)

  • Kevin Brown
    Kevin Brown 6 months ago +363

    Just saw Dumplin, she was really really good..

    • jbond5150
      jbond5150 4 months ago

      Bianca Reis and words have meanings. Shes a tub of lard.

    • Bianca Reis
      Bianca Reis 4 months ago +1

      @jbond5150 According to the movie, fat or Dumplin' is just a word. It doesn't define who you really are. Yeah dude, you don't even have a profile picture, where's your moral?

    • Bianca Reis
      Bianca Reis 4 months ago

      Right? Riiiight? Did she make this movie before or after Birdbox? Its 2018. For being too dark and wanting to act in a more comedy movie and stuff...

    • jbond5150
      jbond5150 5 months ago +1

      Kevin Brown shes really fat too.

    • a girl has no name
      a girl has no name 5 months ago +3

      I’m 31 and look exactly the same as I did at 16 (when I definitely cranked Dolly frequently.)

  • jens_ fanistons
    jens_ fanistons 6 months ago +8

    HER ACCENT!!! 😍❤️

  • K Fallon
    K Fallon 6 months ago +25

    I've only seen her in Easy but thought she definitely had something and this movie Dumplin confirmed it. Super cute movie. And how lucky is she that she can play 10 years younger.

  • Erica Lauren Horn
    Erica Lauren Horn 6 months ago +1

    Love ❤️

  • Gypsy Woman
    Gypsy Woman 6 months ago +5

    Very charming!

  • Bekah
    Bekah 6 months ago +2

    I love her what an awesome interview she seems so fun!

  • Carmen Dee
    Carmen Dee 6 months ago +2

    I just love her!

  • Rachel Isabelle
    Rachel Isabelle 6 months ago +28

    So proud of a fellow Aussie for making it in America and getting to work with such legends! She seems so sweet!

  • Lori Schachle
    Lori Schachle 6 months ago +11

    wow I'd never heard of her or her work before, and she just seems wonderful. I will definitely follow her success now! Best to you, Danielle!

  • Mister LeCoy
    Mister LeCoy 6 months ago +42

    she has that aussie sunglow. australians are just pale europeans radiated with 500000KWH of vitamin C

  • K L
    K L 6 months ago +15

    keep acting and keep being beautiful and awesome.

  • Jowana Bueser
    Jowana Bueser 6 months ago +18

    I love her! I love Patti Cakes. Underrated film.

  • claude878878
    claude878878 6 months ago +9

    Why is she switching from american accent, to australian, back to american, back to australian.. all in the same sentence. She did it like 25x in this interview... I have never seen this anywhere before in my life. I don't get it. is she trying to be funny?? This is very odd behaviour.

    • thekingofmoney2000
      thekingofmoney2000 6 months ago +3

      claude878878 I don't think she's doing it on purpose. She's just spent too much time in America. Some people pick up accents easily.

    • Jen C
      Jen C 6 months ago +8

      Very odd behaviour? Jesus. It’s really not hard to figure out why it happens.

    • btrigwel
      btrigwel 6 months ago +4

      As an Aussie who lived in the US for 5 years it’s really easy to fall into mimicking the American accent and frankly, it helps people understand you. SO many Americans struggled with my Aussie accent. There are still words I pronounce ‘in American’ these days.

    • jade fire
      jade fire 6 months ago +4

      @Craig Moody Can confirm, lol However we here in the Deep South say, "Accent? What accent? We talk normal, it's the rest of y'all that have an accent. "

    • Craig Moody
      Craig Moody 6 months ago +12

      @Unknown User Um...to English speakers who are non-American, Americans most definitely have an accent, not to mention the various regional dialects (New England, Southern, Midwestern, etc.)

  • Jim's videos
    Jim's videos 6 months ago +191

    Her knack for switching accents is startling. She seems pretty rad, anyway.

  • New Message
    New Message 6 months ago +64

    There are genuine people left in show biz.. made my day to see one here today.

  • ItsDesha
    ItsDesha 6 months ago +98

    She comes across very genuine and sweet. And from what I've seen in the trailers Patti Cake$ and Dumplin' are fun but good movies. Looking forward to watching both :)

    • ItsDesha
      ItsDesha 6 months ago

      @naufal ramadhan It's not out on Netflix here (the Netherlands) yet but soon as it is I'll be on it 👍🏼

    • naufal ramadhan
      naufal ramadhan 6 months ago +1

      Dumplin is fricking awesome!! Go watch it now!!

  • Corrupt Save
    Corrupt Save 6 months ago +1

    She's terrified of exercise too.

    • Ms Bear
      Ms Bear 6 months ago +5

      What a dick

    • K Fallon
      K Fallon 6 months ago +13

      Real mature.

    • Holland Carney
      Holland Carney 6 months ago +12

      You know what’s scarier than exercise? That big ugly fuzzy caterpillar thing crawling into your nose (or crawling out). It ate your brain and it’s still hungry.

    • Susie O'Sullivan
      Susie O'Sullivan 6 months ago +27

      Aww small peen guy making fun at someone who will always be more successful at life than he will ever be. You go champ.

  • D Mc
    D Mc 6 months ago +44

    She's delightful.

  • Diaz Carmel
    Diaz Carmel 6 months ago +134

    Beautiful girl. If you haven’t seen her wonderful work in Patti Cake$, then treat yourself ASAP.

    • Rayna Taylor
      Rayna Taylor 5 months ago

      Tania Gabrielle where can you find it

  • Zainuba Ali
    Zainuba Ali 6 months ago +212

    OMG She’s Australian! 😍
    Now I’m even more excited for this movie.

    • Ek Sutto
      Ek Sutto 6 months ago +2

      Yessss! And she's bubbly and lovely in person too 🥰wishing all the best for her 🌠

    • Monica Davis
      Monica Davis 6 months ago +1

      I know, RIGHT?!?! I had NO idea...

    • Jennifer Coleman
      Jennifer Coleman 6 months ago +2

      My reaction exactly

  • Tyrell Anderson
    Tyrell Anderson 6 months ago +1

    Who IS THIS!?! WTF, Seth and all the producers??

    • Canucko
      Canucko 5 months ago +2

      Someone more successful than you.

    • ASMR Wizard Whispers
      ASMR Wizard Whispers 6 months ago +7

      Tyrell Anderson there are many rising stars such as her. Shes relevant enough to be on that or any other show.

    • Tyrell Anderson
      Tyrell Anderson 6 months ago

      Faith Anne Richardson Mmm...Jennifer Aniston is successful. Indeed. I mean, I hope that's who you were trying to refer to when you used that word.

    • Faith Anne Richardson
      Faith Anne Richardson 6 months ago +7

      Tyrell Anderson chill. she’s a successful actor, the star of a film featuring Jennifer Aniston.

  • Jim Fortune
    Jim Fortune 6 months ago +28

    "Not musical, can't sing..." Sounds like a natural for rap.

    • Doogle Von Hussenheim
      Doogle Von Hussenheim 6 months ago

      @Jim Fortune Look in any thesaurus my friend and you will indeed prove yourself to be wrong. That's not something I made up, discrimination is a synonym of bias and prejudice.

      This comment has been edited to redact mean comments. I dont want to insult you sir, as I don't personally know you, but you are wrong.

    • Jim Fortune
      Jim Fortune 6 months ago +1

      @Doogle Von Hussenheim No, discrimination is not a synonym of prejudice or bias. When you sort things into categories, you discriminate.
      When you make decisions with less than perfect knowledge, you are prejudiced.
      When you have a tendency to favor a certain position, you are biased.
      All are potential mistakes in making judgments, but they are not the same.

    • Doogle Von Hussenheim
      Doogle Von Hussenheim 6 months ago

      @Jim Fortune Maybe you should change your name to Jim Assumption because you assume a whole lot. And I'm aware of the edits showing. But I revisit only to help further sink you in the hole of dumbness that you're in. Or to add to a comment.

      For example, I just edited this comment, and man oh man is it worth it. Can you stop and actually confirm your own understanding of the English language before you project your stupidity onto somebody else.

      You do realize that discrimination is a synonym of prejudice and bias right?


      Further edit, will you come back at me with, "You don't under-mah-stand what synonym means do ya fella?"

    • Jim Fortune
      Jim Fortune 6 months ago +1

      @Doogle Von Hussenheim You don't know what "discriminate" means, do you? And are you aware that when you alter a post to make yourself sound better after the fact, the system marks the comment as (edited)? So far, you have decided that 3 out of 5 of your posts made you look bad, and so changed them. Maybe you should take a bit more time before you hit "Reply".

    • Doogle Von Hussenheim
      Doogle Von Hussenheim 6 months ago +1

      @Jim Fortune Jim Fortune Again, never said they are the "exact" same thing, I "suggested" that fundamentally they are the same thing. Slight distinction there that you missed. It seems you keep on missing the point, so perhaps YOU need help with that.
      No one intentionally puts anything into a category you dislike. Rather, it's you that does the intentional disliking.
      And thanks for congratulating "me" on my "lack of" discrimination. There by implying that you indeed are discriminatory , which was the primary point all along.


  • Kartoffel Pommes
    Kartoffel Pommes 6 months ago +417

    Just a shining star. What energy and light! This was nice to see her, it's the first interview of her I've caught. Best wishes to you Danielle!

    • Ek Sutto
      Ek Sutto 6 months ago +1

      I literally was about to watch Dumplin' and my Netflix lagged so I went to RU-clip while I reset my internet - but I might have to watch Patti Cakes 🌟she is a star ☺️and I can relate with an Aussie accent like hers - a blend of parts of the UK, Canada, US and a little NZ for me 🌟

    • Colineo
      Colineo 6 months ago +6

      Danielle is the sweetest! If you haven't seen Patti Cakes yet STOP WHAT YOU'RE DOING AND GO WATCH IT 😁

  • Argi Farler
    Argi Farler 6 months ago