Helena Auctions Shoes for Charity

Helena has donated a signed pair of shoes, worn on the set of The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet, that are currently being auctioned off in aid of the Small Steps Project. Bidding ends Sunday 20th November 2014. Other celebrities who have donated their shoes include Benedict Cumberbatch, Joanna Lumley, Michelle Pfeiffer, Bonnie Wright, Cate Blanchett, Colin Firth, Dame Judi Dench, Debbie Harry, Vivienne Westwood, and many, many more!

Helena has kindly donated these tan, leather wedges to Small Steps Project to raise funds for children living on rubbish dumps. She has signed them on the inside for you too! They were worn on set at the filming of her latest movie, ‘The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet.’

Helena got Bronchitis from ‘Fight Club’ chain-smoking

According to 2paragraphs, Helena smoked so much during the filming of Fight Club that she developed bronchitis; her parting gift to director, David Fincher was an x-ray of her lungs.

Because Fincher wanted Marla always to be wreathed in cigarette smoke, he made the actress smoke constantly. “He got obsessed with the smoke. It had to float in a particular way. So I was just always sitting there in a cemetery of cigarette butts.” She smoke so much that she contracted bronchitis. Her farewell gift to him at the end of filming was an x-ray of her lungs.

Marla Singer

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