“I was walking down a street one day, and I thought, ‘I can’t smell a damn thing,’” he recalled. “And you start to panic ’cause by then people were just starting to talk about this as a symptom. And I start sniffing flowers, nothing. And then you get more and more desperate. I started sniffing garbage cans and then you want to sniff strangers’ armpits because you can’t smell anything. I eventually went home and sprayed my wife’s Chanel No. 5 directly into my face.”
Like most of us, Grant tried to find, um, creative ways to pass the time in lockdown – constructing an erotic fantasy world with his kids’ dolls.
“Well, one of them was Barbie and one of them was Elsa, I think, from Frozen,” he explained. “And they developed an affair. I took photographs of them kissing each other and sent them to friends. That’s what happens in a really long lockdown.”
Colbert joked that the 60-year-old actor describing Barbie porn for them would lead to “a huge [ratings] bump.”
You can watch Grant’s interview below…