(CNN)Gal Gadot has kicked disconnected 2022 by thoroughly addressing the controversial, star-studded "Imagine" video that went viral for each the incorrect reasons astatine the commencement of the planetary pandemic.
In an interview with InStyle for the magazine's February issue, the "Wonder Woman" histrion said the video -- which besides featured the likes of Kristen Wiig, Jamie Dornan and Natalie Portman singing the classical John Lennon opus -- had "all axenic intentions," but she acknowledged that it was "in mediocre taste."
Gadot organized the video successful March 2020 -- conscionable arsenic countries crossed the globe entered lockdown for the archetypal clip -- and posted it connected Instagram with the caption: "We are successful this together, we volition get done it together."
The clip met with an contiguous backlash, arsenic galore took to societal media to telephone it "tone-deaf," and it was wide mocked successful the months that followed.
The erstwhile Miss Israel told InStyle that she present finds the contention "funny" and said that, arsenic the pandemic had deed Europe and Israel earlier it came to the US, she was "seeing wherever everything was headed. But (the video) was premature. It wasn't the close timing and it wasn't the close thing. It was successful mediocre taste."
Gadot admitted that "sometimes you don't deed the bullseye," contempt the infamous video's bully intentions.
In October 2021, the prima showed that she wasn't acrophobic to poke amusive astatine the clip oregon herself erstwhile she received an grant astatine Elle's Women successful Hollywood awards and utilized the accidental to jokingly execute a fewer of the lines from "Imagine" connected stage.
In the aforesaid interview, she spoke astir the upcoming Cleopatra biopic successful which she's acceptable to star, told InStyle that the movie volition "celebrate" the communicative of the Egyptian queen and won't conscionable amusement "how sexy and appealing she was, but however strategical and smart, and however overmuch interaction she had and inactive has connected the satellite we're surviving successful today."
Before Cleopatra is released, however, Gadot volition play a starring relation successful different classical communicative acceptable successful Egypt -- arsenic Kenneth Branagh's mentation of "Death connected the Nile" is yet acceptable to deed theaters successful February aft aggregate delays caused by the pandemic.