According to multiple reports, the Big Eyes actress “freaked out” backstage at the Today Show recently.
A source tells the New York Daily News that Adams, who the hack revealed got paid way less than her American Hustle co-stars, told Today producers that she would not talk about the Sony situation.
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But after Adams reportedly “got aggressive,” studio execs canned the interview, refusing to cave to her demands.
An insider tells the New York Post
the situation quickly deteriorated. “Amy said she didn’t want to
contribute to the media coverage of [the Sony Scandal] . . . then she
was abruptly told that her interview with ‘Today’ was canceled. She was
shocked and upset.”
Another source insists that Adams, 40, “was angry and acting belligerent, she was yelling at Today producers, and reduced a young female staffer to tears.”
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An NBC representative says of the incident: “As a news program, the
Today show doesn’t allow guests to put restrictions on interviews. In
this case, after hours of discussion we felt uncomfortable with the
demands being made and we determined the best course of action for all
parties involved was to cancel the interview.”
As RadarOnline.com reported, Adams has had a tough time lately.
The Sony hack recently revealed that Adams was at the receiving end of director David O Russell’s “lunatic behavior” on the American Hustle set.
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Jonathan Alter, a veteran journalist and close friend of Lynton’s, who now produces Alpha House for Amazon, sent an explosive note to Sony Pictures Chairman Michael Lynton that got leaked.
“He grabbed one guy by the collar, cursed out people repeatedly in
front of others and so abused Amy Adams that Christian Bale got in his
face and told him to stop acting like an a**hole,” Atler alleged. “He
treated the crew like s—t, demanded his own bathroom at all times and