Update (August 7, 2014):
Sounds like Charlize wasn’t too pleased with Tia’s talk last month. Dish Nation hears the Academy Award winner demanded Tia be banned from their SoulCycle spin class.
“Charlize came in so pissed off after Tia went to the tabloids about her, and she demanded we bar Tia from ever coming back,” a source at SoulCycle tells the outlet. “When the manager refused, Charlize just got angrier and said she’d go to the top to make it happen.” She supposedly even called Tia “a nobody who was famous for a minute 20 years ago.” Let’s hope that’s not true!
Original story (July 23, 2014):
Now here’s a showdown we never expected: Tia Mowry-Hardrict vs. Charlize Theron. The Sister, Sister actress recently caught up with In Touch and spilled the beans about an unexpected encounter with Sean Penn’s new main squeeze (and rumored wife-to-be).
“She wasn’t very nice to me,” Tia says of running into Charlize at a SoulCycle spin class. “I said ‘Hi,’ and she actually rolled her eyes and said, ‘Oh my God.’”
While we’re not doubting the truth of what Tia says, we have to admit the shade-throwing doesn’t sound like the typical warm-hearted mama we’ve come to know and love. And as for Charlize, maybe she was tuckered out from the gym and didn’t feel like talking? At least, we hope that’s the reason behind any rudeness that may have gone down.
Tia also understands post-workout might not be the best time to chat and that anyone, A-list or not, can have a bad day. Still, she was startled by the aloof behavior. “I wasn’t over-the-top,” she says of her greeting. “I know how to approach another celebrity. Charlize was just mean. I’m just being honest.”
Gosh, and here we were hoping they’d swap baby news instead! Maybe next time?