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in a recent one of the variety acting actor interview, jennifer lawrence clearly she was pressured to lose weight hunger game. “I remember the biggest conversation was ‘How much weight are you going to lose?'” she told Viola Davis. I don’t know if I want every girl trying to dress up as Katniss to feel like they can’t because they don’t have a certain amount of weight.
Bryce Dallas Howard is Jurassic World movies—but even with her proven star power, she was asked to lose weight for her third film.”[I’ve] They asked me not to use my natural body in the film,” she said. Said Metro alludes to the fact that she was asked to lose weight in the previous two films as well. There are many different kinds of women in . ”
When Florence Pugh was cast studio city At 19, she Said Not only will you lose weight, but your face will change. This made her reconsider her career choices. “Everything they were trying to change about me, my weight, my appearance, the shape of my face, the shape of my eyebrows, it wasn’t what I wanted to do or the industry I wanted. The show was picked up.” Instead, Pugh had a better experience in his next role. Lady Macbeth.
about her role yellow jacket, Melanie Lynskey wasn’t asked to lose weight, Did it “They were asking me, ‘What are you going to do? I’m sure the producers will put you in a trainer.’ They want to help you. A woman can empathize with her and see a comfortable and sexy character in her body.
Amy Schumer was also pressured to lose weight for the movie she wrote and starred in. train accident. “Before we did that movie, it was explained in Hollywood that if you weigh over 140 pounds as a woman, it hurts people’s eyes when you see it on screen,” she said. Said in an interview. “So I lost some weight to do it, but never again.” Said They put her to work with a trainer and put her on a strict diet (she said some meals had “no food”), but it helped her lose 3 pounds. It was only
Margaret Cho was also pressured to lose weight all american girl. she was Said She said, “I was too fat to play the part. [herself]She then drastically reduced her food intake and was later hospitalized with kidney failure from not eating.
When Henry Cavill auditioned to play James Bond at age 21 (a role played by Daniel Craig), pulled him away And then, “Look, buddy, you’re here for a Bond screen test. I wouldn’t say I’m plump by any means, but I probably gained some extra pounds from taking my shirt off in front of the camera.” This is what he always hates.
Chris Pratt is first said He was ‘too fat’ to play Scott Hatteberg money ball — turned him on crash diets, running, and cutting out alcohol to lose weight. ” he told Vanity Fair.
Patricia Arquette was asked lose weight for Moderate, and said it made her feel “annoying and crappy.” true love However, she was able to use her experience as a movie star to fight back against these demands. true love, Tony Scott never made me feel that way. What are you saying? Does that mean all married women have to look a certain way? [My character] has three children. This is about marriage, not a modeling contest. ”
When David Harbor auditioned to play Blob, x men movie, he joke I showed him his stomach and said, “Here’s your blob!” Afterwards, he was called to a meeting with the director and said, “David, look, you’re amazing. We really think you’re a great actor. We’re just worried…you Your shirt and we’ve seen…we’re a little worried about your health. I was like, ‘Are you saying you can’t act?'” he said.
Carrie Fisher is Said lose weight when she was first cast Star Wars series. “They want to hire some of me, not all of me. They want to hire about three-quarters, so somehow he has to get rid of a quarter.” says Fisher. clearly. “The first movie I had, I think you still call it Baby Fat.” Were told lose 10.
She was also pressured to lose weight for her return The Force Awakens — In particular, 35 lbs. “Nothing changes, it’s appearance-driven” she said. I’m in a business where weight and looks are the only things that matter. It’s a mess. They might say rejuvenate because it’s so easy. ”
Pearl Harbor Director Michael Bay Asked Movie star Kate Beckinsale loses weight for the movie. “I didn’t feel good, and I think women, in general, are 100 million percent more body ashamed than men.
Kirsten Dunst too Asked lose weight for tricked Its director, Sofia Coppola. “I eat fried chicken and McDonald’s before work,” Dunst said.
Queen Latifah Revealed Go to Entertainment Tonight She — along with the rest of the cast of living single — I was pressured to lose weight while the show was on the air. ..that really pissed me off..the idea of what we should look like.”
Hayley Atwell is oppressed lose weight for Revisit Brideshead. Emma Thompson also starred in this movie. defended Atwell told the studio/producer, “If you ever talk to her about this again, on any level, I’ll leave you with this picture. You’ll never do that.” [she] Of Thompson’s support, Atwell said, “If you’ve ever felt insecure about yourself in this industry, Emma has always had an amazing ability to say something to put everything into perspective so you don’t hate yourself.” I have. “
Rafe Spall was asked lose weight for i give it a year“It was clear I needed to lose weight to do the movie, so a trainer was put in place. I trained twice a day for 13 weeks to look like a ‘normal guy.'” “I wasn’t playing a superhero or anything like that, I was just playing a normal guy,” he said.
Universal Pictures President Rob Meyer Asked Jason Segel loses weight 5 years engagement. “I was told that Emily Blunt’s choice of me as her husband must be considered. He lost 35 pounds for his role in the film.
kate winslet well oppressed By the tabloids to lose weight early in her career, and her agent frequent I asked, “What is her weight?” See potential roles.when she starred Easttown Mare, She was not told to lose weight, but director Craig Zobel suggested that her “bulging belly” could be removed from the sex scenes. No,” so people made a point of connecting with the characters.
In the mid-2000s, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson Said As part of an effort to ditch his wrestling past, he loses weight and stops going to the gym. “You’re going to keep going that way and that way, and you’re going to be miserable…”
Richard Madden too pressured Losing weight for “many roles,” saying it “doesn’t just happen to women.” Madden hates portraying “unrealistic body images” and says her peers do too. In these scenes, you look at each other and say, “We’re just eating the same s**t that we’re against.”
And finally, Viola Davis was pressured to lose weight early in her career. always said At Juilliard, she said she was “overweight” and “heavy.”
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