Fight Club

Oof: Bette Davis explains why she disliked “impossible”, “unprofessional” Faye Dunaway

If Feud: Bette and Joan is as successful as we suspect it’ll be, perhaps Ryan Murphy can cobble together a second season by pitting Bette Davis against Faye Dunaway.

An old Tonight Show clip has been making the rounds thanks to Davis’s bitter reminisces about working with Faye Dunaway on the 1976 TV movie The Disappearance of Aimee. 

Related: Faye Dunaway On “Mommie Dearest”: “I Should Have Known Better”

Why does Davis dislike Dunaway? As she explains to Johnny Carson, “I don’t think we have the time to go into all the reasons.”

Dunaway is “uncooperative” and “totally impossible.”

“Ms. Dunaway is for Ms. Dunaway.”

Related: Faye Dunaway Was A Nightmare During Making Of “Mommie Dearest,” Remembers Costar

“Truly, seriously, she’s a very unprofessional, difficult woman.”

She explains her side of things here: 


Watch the trailer for Feud: Bette and Joan here: