Note: This story contains mild spoilers for the films “Cha Cha Real Smooth” and “The Lost Daughter.”
As Dakota Johnson leans against a marble countertop in her cozy kitchen, her eyes turn toward a displayed bowl of bright green limes.
Without missing a beat, she nonchalantly professes: “I love limes. I love them. They’re great and I love them so much, and I like to present them like this in my house.”
The amusing snippet from the 2020 Architectural Digest tour of the actress’s Hollywood home went viral. Who knew her sense of humor was so dry?
Johnson later revealed she was just riffing during the tour; the bowl was a set dressing she discovered in that moment, and she doesn’t even like limes — they make her tongue itch.
The revelation also circulated online, bolstering her reputation for not only being witty, but exuding an air of mystery as well.
Does she mean what she says, or is she masking the truth This enigmatic quality helped Johnson avoid being pigeonholed after her breakout role in “Fifty Shades of Grey.”