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Tim Burton's "Alice in Wonderland" Witch Based on Nigella Lawson

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Turns out Tim Burton's inspirations and imaginings might not be as freaky-deaky out-there as we'd imagined—in the new Alice in Wonderland, the White Witch character, played by Anne Hathaway, is based on none other than celebrity chef (and queen of the gastro-porn cooking show category), Nigella Lawson. "She's really beautiful and she does all this cooking, but then there's this glint in her eye and when you see it you go, 'Oh, whoa, she's like really ? nuts.' I mean in a good way. Well, maybe. I don't know," Burton said.
· Tim Burton based Alice in Wonderland's White Queen on Nigella Lawson [Guardian]
· Nigella Lawson [Official Site]