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


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 said, "Yeah!" So 20 kids were waiting at the first day of school pick-up.

'Their friends at school asked,

 'Their friends at school

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