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Meryl Streep Sat Down With Anna Wintour, And They Made A Bunch Of "Devil Wears Prada" Jokes

"We're not going there, Meryl."

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HOPEFULLY you've seen The Devil Wears Prada — the movie in which Meryl Streep plays Miranda Priestly, the terrifying editor-in-chief of Runway magazine.

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Well, it's widely understood that Miranda was based on Anna Wintour — the real-life editor-in-chief of Vogue.

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And though Anna Wintour has called the film "entertaining," there are rumors that she really didn't like it at first. She attended the film's New York premiere, where she allegedly said the movie would go straight to DVD.

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This brings us to present day, where Meryl Streep is on the December cover of Vogue.

Meryl Streep stars on the cover of our December issue! Read the full interview: https://t.co/ty2VvPt6T0

So Meryl sat down for a little face-to-face chat with the woman she once played. And it is easily the most iconic interview of 2017:

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The interview included plenty of ~subtle references~ to the film that once (maybe?) divided them. Like this elevator shot:

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Which looks eerily similar to the elevator ride Ms. Priestly took in 2006:

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She also took off her coat and handed it to a Vogue assistant...

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...but she did it much more kindly than Miranda Priestly ever did.

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And when the two women sat down for their interview, Anna cut right to the chase.

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"Obviously, you've played a lot of extraordinary women," Anna said. "What was the most challenging woman you ever played?"

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"Oh! I should say..." Meryl answered, pointing at Anna.

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"No. No. We're not going there, Meryl," Anna replied.

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The two go on to discuss much more serious topics, like sexism in Hollywood and the Harvey Weinstein scandal. The whole video is a must-watch.

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P.S. For those watching closely, you'll notice that Anna takes her sunglasses on and off a few different times throughout the interview. The woman knows her brand.

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