Wednesday, December 30, 2009
ina garten turns down jennifer garner
Hollywood star JENNIFER GARNER was stunned when her request to appear on U.S. TV chef INA GARTEN's cookery programme was snubbed because the actress wasn't a "real friend".
The Elektra star loves whipping up culinary delights for her husband Ben Affleck and their two young daughters and often tries out new recipes from Garten's Barefoot Contessa show on the Food Network.
So Garner decided to reach out to Garten to see if she could help boost the profile of the show, and pick up a few cooking tips along the way, by making an appearance - but her request was rebuffed.
She tells W magazine, "I know somebody who is a friend of hers, and she says she's going to get us together.
"I tried to get on Ina's show... but eventually she just said, 'I'm sorry, I only use my real friends on the show.' I felt like, 'What are you saying? That we're not friends? I know everything about you!'"