By Roxy Simons For Mailonline
Published: 01:36 GMT, 17 November 2019 | Updated: 03:16 GMT, 17 November 2019
Julie Andrews refused an offer to take cocaine at a party, after the hosts said they 'wanted to see how Mary Poppins would react.'
Writing in her new book Home Work: A Memoir of My Hollywood Years, the veteran actress, 84, revealed her and late husband Blake Edwards were offered the class A drug while at a house party of 'a very powerful Hollywood agent.'
Discussing the incident, she wrote: 'When we arrived at the house, we were confronted by a classic "scene" for those days, but one that I had yet to witness.
Turning it down: Julie Andrews revealed in her book that she refused to take cocaine at a party after being subjected to 'intense' pressure (pictured in 2002 with late husband Blake Edwards)
'A group of guests were doing lines of coke in the living room. During dinner, the coke was passed around as dessert.
'When it was offered to Blake and me, we both