Celebrities rarely admit that they only lend their voices to animated projects because it’s easy money. Well, Cloris Leachman comes clean in this interview:

Yes. You were in “The Muppet” movie, you were the voice in two different Miyazaki movies – “Castle in the Sky” and “Ponyo” – you were in “Iron Giant,” “Sky High.” What draws you to these movies?
Cloris Leachman: Money.

Anything else?
Cloris Leachman: I’m free.

Do you ever think of it as broadening your fanbase?
Cloris Leachman: No. I don’t think about that.

What about something like “Iron Giant?”
Cloris Leachman: You’re in a recording studio. I didn’t even know the name of it.

(Photo of Cloris Leachman via s_bukley/Shutterstock)

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