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Helena Bonham Carter Spoke To Princess Margaret's Spirit Through Psychic For 'The Crown'

jake.bean 9 Oct 2019

Stranger and stranger, this world gets with each passing day.

Then again, you'd have to be pretty strange to date Tim Burton. So I can't say that I'm really all that surprised.

So here's what we know for sure at the moment, dear reader.

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We know that Season 3 of The Crown is on its way to Netflix.

We know that Helena Bonham Carter is going to replace Vanessa Kirby as Princess Margaret in this new season as well.

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Now this is when things get a little spooky.

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Which is fitting, considering it's October.

Most people when they research a real person for an acting role read books about the character. Watch documentaries, maybe talk to living people who knew the person if they're dead.

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Not Helena Bonham Carter.

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She actually went to a psychic to speak with the spirit of Princess Margaret.

Yes, you read that right.

Why would she do this? Besides getting some first-hand info about the role, she also wanted the ex-princess's blessing.

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So... what did the spirit of Princess Margaret say?

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According to HBC, she said:

"I asked her: ‘Are you OK with me playing you?’ and she said: ‘You’re better than the other actress’ … that they were thinking of."

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