Australian actress Cate Blanchett reveals the moment she was confused for model ...

'She's a very attractive swimsuit model - I could feel the disappointment': Australian actress Cate Blanchett reveals the awkward moment she was confused for American

By Candice Jackson For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 06:08 BST, 14 August 2019 | Updated: 07:04 BST, 14 August 2019

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Australian actress Cate Blanchett has revealed the moment she was mistaken for model .

Appearing on Tuesday's taping of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Cate explained how she was confused for the American star, who is 23 years her junior.

The Ocean's 8 star, 50, said her three boys had accidentally misled their Australian all-boys school peers into thinking their mother was the Sports star.

Cate shares three biological sons - Dashiell John, 17, Roman Robert, 15, and Ignatius Martin, 11 - with director husband Andrew Upton.

'When they first started [at the school], because my husband's surname is Upton, and my first name is Cate, I was down as . And is a very attractive actress and swimsuit model,' she began.

'Their friends at school said, "Oh my god, is your mum ?" And the boys innocently

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