Admitting to how much one doesn’t know, in an era bent on proving our incompetence, is humbling enough for most of us. But it seems especially difficult for celebrities. Dispatches from Hollywood have often tended towards the smugness of certitude since COVID’s earliest days in America: recall the infuriating “Imagine” video, in which Gal Gadot and her Oscar-party compatriots smiled down from Olympus at us. In an era in which the hinges seem to be coming off reality, owning up to not being sure of how to respond isn’t just the more charming and relatable option: It’s the only appropriate one.
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