Christine McGuinness opened up about how Paddy accidentally destroyed her favorite film forever. She also shared how she created her own Pretty Woman moment.
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Christine McGuinness loved Dirty Dancing. She knew every word. But, after Paddy accidentally damaged it, she will never be able to watch it again.
In her new book A Beautiful Nightmare, the 33-year-old model revealed that she has been diagnosed with autism just like her twins, Penelope and Leo, who are eight and five respectively.
She said that her autistic condition was responsible for the spoiling of her favorite movie.
She opened up about how Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey were huge influences in her life.
She watched it so often that she knew every word.
Unfortunately, her sweet surprise from Paddy, Take Me Out host, caused it to be damaged and she was unable ever to open it again.
Paddy bought them tickets to see the West End theatrical version of the movie during a trip.
She wrote: “He’ll never know this, but I really didn’t enjoy it and I’ve never watched the film since. It just wasn’t the same.
“I was familiar with the entire dialogue and the entire script. This made it different when we went to see the theatre production. It wasn’t my Baby and Johnny.
“I really struggled with it, but I hid my disappointment and watched the show with a smile on my face.
“The music was nice and the dancing was amazing, but the storyline was slightly different and I haven’t been able to watch the film since (sorry, Patrick!).
“That’s quite typical autistic behaviour. If somebody’s obsessed with something and then it’s different for whatever reason, then that’s it, over.”
Christine spoke out about her Pretty Woman moment in 90s chick flick.
According to Julia Roberts, the former Real Housewives of Cheshire star experienced something similar while shopping in Beverly Hills.
It happened as Christine was shopping for her wedding gown. Christine was suffering from anorexia.
She wrote: “I found it so hard even when it came to finding my dress, something that should be every girl’s dream.
“I just wanted someone to pick my gown, because I’m so indecisive. However, I was unable to find friends who would come with me dress shopping.
“I had a real Pretty Woman moment when I finally went to look at dresses.”
She continued: “I was passing this high-end dress shop in Cheshire and wasn’t planning to go in at all. Because I was so thin, I was wearing baggy clothes all the time. I had this big tracksuit on, not a scrap of make-up and I looked far from glamorous. I never did in those days, and I must admit I looked a bit rough.
“As I entered, the woman asked me if I had a budget.
“‘Well, I’m not really sure,’ I replied. ‘I don’t know how much a wedding dress costs. I don’t really have a budget in mind.’
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“She said to me, ‘I don’t think we’re going to be able to find anything suitable for you. These dresses are bespoke and they cost thousands.’ She then ushered me in the direction of a cheaper dress shop down the road. I was just so quiet and shy that I went, ‘Oh, OK then.’ I left the dress shop feeling absolutely awful. My confidence was at a real low and I was so stressed out that I just didn’t know what to do next.”
Christine found the perfect gown for her wedding to Paddy.
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