LOS ANGELES (REUTERS) – “If we had the chance to do it all again, tell me would we, could we?” Barbra Streisand had a success singing this query in The Way We Were, however with regards to getting a brand new pet she doesn’t have to marvel.
The Funny Girl singer and actress had her beloved 14- year-old Coton de Tulear canine Samantha cloned after her demise in 2017, and now has two new pups.
Streisand advised Hollywood commerce publication Variety in an interview revealed on Tuesday (Feb 27) that cells have been taken from the mouth and abdomen of Samantha.
“They have different personalities,” Streisand stated. “I’m waiting for them to get older so I can see if they have her brown eyes and her seriousness.”
Streisand stated that when the cloned canine arrived, she dressed them in purple and lavender to inform them aside, which is how they bought their names – Miss Scarlett and Miss Violet.
The Oscar and Tony profitable actress, 75, stated that whereas ready for his or her arrival, she grew to become smitten with one other canine who was a distant relation of Samantha.
The Coton de Tulear canine was referred to as Funny Girl, however Streisand adopted her and gave her the identify Miss Fanny, which is how Fanny Brice’s dresser refers to Streisand’s character within the 1968 film musical that launched her profession.
Although Streisand gained an Oscar for Funny Girl, she stated she had by no means a lot favored the film.
“I thought I was totally miscast. I tried to get out of it,” she advised Variety. “I think it’s so silly. It’s so old-time musical.”