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Anne Hathaway wants you to call her Annie

January 14, 2021. Summarized by summa-bot.

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THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON -- Episode 1385A -- Pictured in this screengrab: Actress Anne Hathaway during an interview on January 12, 2021 -- (Photo By: NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)

Oscar-winning actress Anne Hathaway wants everybody to start calling her by her nickname, Annie.

(CNN)Oscar-winning actress Anne Hathaway wants everybody to start calling her by her nickname, Annie.

Hathaway, whose most recent movie "Locked Down" premieres on HBO Max on Thursday, told Jimmy Fallon on "The Tonight Show" that the only close person who ever calls her Anne is her mother -- and only when she's really angry.

"Call me Annie.

Everybody, everybody, call me Annie.

"And I'm like, well it should be my name -- my name is Anne Hathaway. . .

and that seemed like the right choice, but it never occurred to me that for the rest of my life people would call me Anne," she told Fallon in the interview.

"The only person who ever calls me Anne is my mother, and she only does it when she's really mad at me.

"Call me anything but Anne. "

Hathaway, who is 38 and has a 4-year-old and 1-year-old with husband Adam Shulman, also spoke to Fallon about caring for her children during lockdown.

"It's been a lot," she said, "but those are good ages to be home with your kids because our 4-year-old believes everything we tell him -- and that's adorable as well as very useful -- and our 1-year-old. . .

Hathaway has previously shared her support for women struggling with infertility.

In an Instagram post in 2019 announcing her second pregnancy, she said: "It's not for a movie. . . #2.

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