08/29/2011 01:38 pm ET | Updated Oct 29, 2011

Helen Mirren On The Debt, Getting Played By Jessica Chastain, And Everyone's Ongoing Obsession With Her Body

You beat out Elle MacPherson, Kelly Brook, Jennifer Lopez, Cheryl Cole. Who would you have chosen?

Oh, I would probably choose J.Lo. It's ridiculous: J.Lo is a thousand times, a thousand million times more of a beautiful body than I am, head-to-toe. Maybe I got sympathy votes. But it was a beautiful thing that these fitness people did, I have to say. I think it was recognition of the fact that you don't have to be perfect.

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