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The Audience's Helen Mirren Does an Acceptance Speech on Helium

The Dame said she hasn’t tried sucking gas from a balloon since she was 11.

When Jimmy Fallon approached The Audience's Dame Helen Mirren about sucking helium out of a balloon in front of his show's national audience, she seemed taken aback. But Mirren, a consummate professional (and apparently a child at heart) very quickly stole the show, joyfully answering questions about food stuffs and giving a faux Oscar acceptance speech — all in the cutest of high-pitched voices.

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The Audience

Closed: June 28, 2015