Amy Adams Attempts to Explain the Concept of Leap Year

In her latest movie, the romantic comedy Leap YearAmy Adams (Julie & Julia, Enchanted) plays a woman who concocts a scheme to fly to Ireland and propose to her boyfriend on Leap Day (February 29th) because, according to Irish legend, that’s when women are supposed to do such a thing. Which begs the question: Why Leap Day, and why Ireland? Will the ground beneath her open up and swallow her whole if she pops the question on, say, February 28th in Scotland?

These are just a few of the hard-hitting questions we posed to Amy in a recent interview:

Leap Year opens Friday, January 8, 2010. And, apparently, President Obama wears Mom jeans.