Diane Kruger Occasionally Drops by Karl Lagerfeld’s Place to Chat

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Designer Karl Lagerfeld and actress Diane Kruger attend the 2012 amfAR's Cinema Against AIDS during the 65th Annual Cannes Film Festival at Hotel Du Cap on May 24, 2012 in Cap D'Antibes, France. Photo: Pascal Le Segretain/amfAR12/Getty Images for amfAR

Of her role in Farewell, My Queen, she told The Wall Street Journal: "One of the most cultured people I know is Karl Lagerfeld. I've known him since I was 16 years old and today he's both a friend and a neighbor. He is obsessed with Versailles and Marie Antoinette. When I got the part of the queen, he was one of the first people I called and I walked over to his home and picked his brain for inspiration."