Richard E Grant has said that his friends have been trying to set him up with new women, but he is not ready after the death of his wife last year.
Washington, a respected vocal coach, died from lung cancer in September 2021. The couple had been together for 38 years.
Washington helped actors such as Cate Blanchett and Ralph Fiennes perfect accents for their roles and was called “just the best, hands down” by Liv Tyler.
She and Grant married in 1986 and shared a daughter, Olivia, and a stepson, Tom, from Washington’s previous relationship.
In a new interview with The Guardian, Grant was asked whether people have been attempting to fix him up with “eligible women”, to which he replied: “Some have, yes. And I find that absolutely bizarre. It’s not something I could even conceive of at this point.
“It’s still too raw and present, and I am still having an ongoing conversation with my wife …