Fight like a girl? Charlize Theron shows you what that really means Advertisement

Fight like a girl? Charlize Theron shows you what that really means

The 41-year-old shows off her martial arts skills. Let's just say, you wouldn't want to mess with her

By Katie O’Malley  July 14th, 2017

She might have thought she was dying while gaining weight for her up-coming film Tully, but it looks like actress Charlize Theron wasn’t taking death lightly in her latest blockbuster, Atomic Blonde, if this behind-the-scenes footage of her playing spy Lorraine Broughton is anything to go by.

Earlier this week, the film’s Twitter account posted the Oscar-Winner showing off her impressive combat skills in a candid video of her fighting stuntmen, and it sounds like we’re not the only ones to be impressed with the 41-year-old’s athletic stamina.

David Leitch reveals in the clip: ‘She’s in the top one percentile of actors to do their own action. She’s f*cking badass. ‘I had incredible teachers who were incredibly patient with me. It was really intense,’ Theron added.

“If you’ve been waiting for the female 007, she’s here.” – ScreenCrush #AtomicBlonde – in theaters July 28.

A post shared by Atomic Blonde (@atomicblondemovie) on Jun 8, 2017 at 1:02pm PDT

‘These stunt guys took so many hits. I had to buy a lot of alcohol to be forgiven but there were no injuries,’ she added.

Er, have you seen yourself flipping that stuntman, Charlize? Surely that’s got to hurt.

Unsurprisingly, Twitter was also in awe of the South African’s martial arts skills.

From: Elle UK