Salma Hayek…”Completely outrageous.”
Salma Hayek plays a same-sex loving taco in Sausage Party, the new—and very raunchy—animated flick about food items in a grocery store who believe that being bought by customers will lead them to a world of pure nirvana. They’re unaware that humans actually eventually eat them.
Hayek voices a taco named Teresa who has the hots for a hotdog bun played by Kristen Wiig. Hayek says she tried not to tell her businessman husband François-Henri Pinault about the part. “I kept it a secret until I showed him the trailer,” said at Sausage Party premiere in L.A. “He was like, ‘What?’ I was like, ‘It’s not for children.’ Tonight, he’s going to see it for the first time.”
Seth Rogen, who co-wrote the R-rated flick and stars as a hot fog named Frank, says Hayek’s ex-boyfriend Edward Norton was instrumental in getting the Frida star involved after he signed on to play a Woody Allen-esque bagel. “I read the script. It was very funny. It was completely outrageous and so I said, ‘Let’s go!'” Hayek recalled.
Hayek’s next celebration will be the party she’s having for her upcoming 50th birthday on Sept. 2. She said of milestone, “Bring it on!”
Sausage Party is in theaters on Friday, Aug. 12.