If you’re a fan of Schitt’s Creek, you may have noticed Moira’s unusual accent.
In a recent interview with Variety alongside her TV husband Eugene Levy, Catherine O’Hara answered burning questions about her acclaimed character, including how her peculiar way of speaking came about.
“I have the emails, and I’m saying to Eugene, ‘Someone who is learning a different word every day and tries to slip them into conversations as much as possible. Somebody who’s world traveled,'” O’Hara said.
“I now describe it as result of Moria and Johnny’s world travels when they had money. Being the serious artist that she is, who observes people and culture and takes it all in, she then wants to share with the world,” O’Hara, 66, told Variety.
“What you’re getting when you hear her speak are oral mementos ...