“The director informed me that in sure lights, I appeared like a monster.”
Jamie Lee Curtis had a Vicodin dependancy after being prescribed the drug following cosmetic surgery. In 2019, she defined how a cameraman’s remark influenced her resolution to go below the knife, saying, “We had been capturing a scene in a courtroom with that form of excessive, nasty fluorescent gentle, and it got here round to my protection within the scene, and [the cameraman] mentioned, ‘I’m not capturing her in the present day. Her eyes are too puffy.'”
Final yr, Jessie Cave recalled how a dressing up director as soon as grabbed her abdomen, “Which was simply horrible. And I laughed. You’re like [she puts on a placating voice]: ‘Oh, you’re hurting me. Really, it’s positive.’” Because of this, Jessie will now go into fittings feeling “terrified”: “I’m ready to be informed one thing unkind.”
Jennifer Lawrence mentioned in 2017 that earlier in her profession, she was requested to lose 15 kilos in two weeks by a producer. “Throughout this time, a feminine producer had me do a nude line-up with about 5 ladies who had been a lot, a lot thinner than me. All of us stood side-by-side with solely tape on masking our privates,” she defined.
Amy Schumer was requested to drop some weight for her personal film, Trainwreck. “The one change was that it was defined to me earlier than I did that film [was] that should you weigh over 140 kilos as a lady in Hollywood, should you’re on the display it is going to harm individuals’s eyes,” she mentioned again in 2016.
Chloë Grace Moretz mentioned she was body-shamed by a male costar when she was simply 15 and he was mid-20s. “This man that was my love curiosity was like, ‘I would by no means date you in actual life,’ and I used to be like, ‘What?’ And he was like, ‘Yeah, you are too huge for me,'” she defined in 2017. “It was one of many solely actors that ever made me cry on set.”
Debra Messing mentioned a number of years in the past that, on the set of the film A Stroll within the Clouds in 1995, director Alfonso Arau informed her, “How rapidly can we get a plastic surgeon in right here? Her nostril is ruining my film.” She additional alleged that the director made her do an unplanned nude scene.
Kate Beckinsale mentioned final yr of her expertise on Pearl Harbor, “There have been eating regimen plans and train regimens that [were] actually punishing. [They] actually baffled me as a result of I couldn’t perceive why a ’40s nurse wanted to work out that a lot. It was only a entire totally different scenario.”