Lawyer: Thurman Moving to Grandma's Homeland

He says she's looking into Swedish citizenship
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 22, 2018 2:54 AM CDT
Lawyer Says Uma Thurman Is Moving to Sweden
Uma Thurman poses for photographers in Cannes last year.   (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, File)

Uma Thurman is going back to her roots: The 48-year-old actress is looking into becoming a Swedish citizen and plans to move to the Nordic country, the Local reports. "She wants to buy a house in Sweden and live here in the future," her lawyer, Thomas Bodstrom, told a Swedish radio station this week. "She has a lot of relatives in Skåne so there are a lot of things that make her want to become a Swede; she has felt Swedish her entire life. We hope it will go well but it’s also a long process."

Thurman's grandmother, Birgit Holmquist, was a well-known Swedish model. The star's mother, Nena von Schlebrügge, also had Swedish citizenship. Business Insider notes that Thurman has been to Sweden numerous times over the years and has visited Smygehuk, where her grandmother was the model for a statue of a nude woman in the harbor. (More Uma Thurman stories.)

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