Catherine ZetaJones on Michael and Kirk Douglas

>>> THEY ONLY MADE ONE FILM TOGETHER. AND HOW THAT HAPPENED AND WHAT HAPPENED AFTERWARDS, WELL. WELL, THAT WAS A STORY AND A FEUD OF BIBLICAL PROPORTIONS. >> WHAT WAS BEHIND THEIR FEUD? WHY DID THEY HATE EACH OTHER SO MUCH? >> FEUDS ARE NEVER ABOUT HATE. FEUDS ARE ABOUT PAIN. >> Jimmy: CATHERINE ZETA JONES IN "FEUD" WHICH PREMIERES SUNDAY, MARCH 5th, ON FX, THIS SUNDAY. YOU'RE PLAYING A MOVIE LEGEND, OLIVIA DEHAVILLAND, WERE YOU EVEN AWARE OF HER WORK? >> OH, YES, VERY MUCH SO AWARE OF HER WORK. SHE'S STILL WITH US, LIVING IN FRANCE. SHE'S SIX MONTHS OLDER THAN MY FATHER-IN-LAW, KIRK DOUGLAS. >> Jimmy: AND YOUR FATHER-IN-LAW -- >> SHE TURNED 100 IN THE SUMMER, HE TURNED 100 LAST DECEMBER. [ CHEERS AND APPLAUSE ] >> Jimmy: UNBELIEVABLE, WOW. >> AND MY FATHER-IN-LAW KNEW HER. MY FATHER-IN-LAW KNEW ALL THESE WOMEN IN THAT TIME. >> Jimmy: A PHOTOGRAPH OF YOUR FATHER-IN-LAW. WOW. HE'S REALLY WHISPERING SWEET NOTHINGS. >> I KNOW. THE LITTLE TINKER. >> Jimmy: DID YOU ASK HIM ABOUT HER BEFORE YOU PLAYED HER? >> I DID. I ASKED HIM ABOUT ALL OF THEM, ACTUALLY. I ASKED HIM ABOUT OLIVIA. WHAT DO YOU KNOW? HE WENT, AAH, OLIVIA. I WENT, OH. HIS WIFE WAS SITTING AT LUNCH, I SAID I'D LEAVE IT AT THAT. I SAID, WHAT ABOUT BETTE LIKE? >> Jimmy: BETTE DAVIS? >> HE SAID, SHE WAS A REAL BROAD, SHE SAID IT THE WAY IT WAS, SHE DIDN'T GIVE A HOOT WHAT PEOPLE THOUGHT. I THOUGHT, HOW WAS JOAN CRAWFORD? HE SAID, SHE WAS OUT OF HER [ BLEEP ]ING MIND. [ CHEERS AND APPLAUSE ] OKAY, THAT'S ALL I NEED TO KNOW. THANKS, KIRK. I REALLY COULD SIT THERE FOR HOURS WITH HIM. >> Jimmy: I BET. >> AND HE'S JUST -- THE STORIES. YOU THINK OF THE HOLLYWOOD SYSTEM BACK THEN. BOY, IT WAS TOUGH. YOU KNOW, IT'S TOUGH FOR WOMEN TODAY. BUT IT WAS REALLY TOUGH THEN. ALL THOSE WOMEN, AND MEN, IT WAS TOUGH FOR KIRK, WERE THROWN INTO THIS STABLE. THEY'RE ALL PITTED AGAINST EACH OTHER TO SEE WHO WOULD GET THE RIGHT ROLE OF THE SEASON, IF A SCRIPT WAS COMING IN. >> Jimmy: YOU DID WHAT YOU WERE TOLD, BASICALLY. >> YOU DID WHAT YOU WERE TOLD. THERE WERE STRICT RULES. SOMETIMES YOU DATED WHO THEY SAID BECAUSE THEY HAD TO FEED THE GOSSIP COLUMNISTS. >> Jimmy: IT'S AMAZING. IT REALLY IS. >> IT WAS TOUGH. THESE WOMEN WERE TOUGH. MY CHARACTER OLIVIA, WE THINK OF HER AS MELODY IN "GONE WITH THE WIND." MELLIE TO VIVIAN LEIGH'S SCARLETT O'HARA. SHE WAS TOUGH, SHE WENT UP AGAINST THE HOLLYWOOD SYSTEM, SHE WON. THEN SHE KIND OF REMOVED HERSELF FROM THE RAT RACE AND LIVED IN FRANCE. MET A FRIEND OF MY MOTHER-IN-LAW'S. AND MARRIED HIM. AND BEEN LIVING IN FRANCE. >> Jimmy: SHE'S 100 YEARS OLD, WHICH IS UNBELIEVABLE. >> WHATEVER SHE'S DOING, I WANT SOME OF THAT. >> Jimmy: YOUR HUSBAND WENT THROUGH DIFFICULT TIMES. HE WAS FORCED TO PLAY MATT DAMON'S LOVER -- >> JIMMY, FEUDS. AS I SAID IN THE CLIP -- >> Jimmy: THEY'RE NOT ABOUT? >> FEUDS ARE ABOUT PAIN. >> Jimmy: THEY'RE ABOUT PAIN, OKAY. >> YOU HAVE TO SAY IT TWICE. >> Jimmy: FEUDS ARE ABOUT PAIN. >> WAIT. ABOUT PAIN. >> Jimmy: ABOUT PAIN. >> THAT'S IT. THAT'S ALL YOU HAVE TO THINK ABOUT. >> Jimmy: I WAS THINKING WHAT A PAIN IT MUST HAVE BEEN TO BE WITH MATT DAMON ALL DAY LONG. [ LAUGHTER ] ABOUT PAIN. AGAIN. >> I KNOW THERE'S AN ISSUE WITH YOU GUYS. >> WAS IT WEIRD WHEN HE WOULD COME HOME SMELLING LIKE HIM? [ LAUGHTER ] >> NO. >> Jimmy: NO? >> NO, NO. >> Jimmy: YOU'RE A VERY TOLERANT PERSON. >> YEAH, I'M A VERY TOLERANT PERSON. I UNDERSTAND YOUR PAIN. >> Jimmy: YEAH. WELL, THANK YOU. MY PAIN. AGAIN. THANK YOU VERY MUCH FOR BEING HERE. I LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING IT. [ CHEERS AND APPLAUSE ] "FEUD" PREMIERES SUNDAY MARCH

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