More and more artists are speaking out about the pending tasks that the film industry has, especially Hollywood, for things like perpetuating beauty stereotypes. Weight, for example, is still a determinant to get according to what roles.
He has spoken about it Florence Pugh in an interview for the magazine Time. The actress of Do not worry dear tells how at the beginning of his career he had to face the dilemma of losing weight or losing a project.
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What they proposed to him, after his success in The Falling, was the protagonist of a series. They recorded the pilot chapter, but the British interpreter refused to lose weight and said audiovisual project never saw the light of day. So, she swore to herself that she would return to Hollywood with a job that resembled what she wanted to represent in society.
And so he did in Fighting with My Family with Dwayne Johnson. “I came back with a fighting woman with thick thighs who made a champion of her name. (…) I love that because the last time they asked me to lose weight, I was not the person I wanted to be,” declared the protagonist of Midsummer.
On fatphobia who suffered during the filming of The Hunger Games also spoke Jennifer Lawrence: “I remember the most important conversation was: ‘How much weight are you going to lose?’ Besides being young and growing up and I can’t go on a diet, I don’t know if I want all the girls who are going to dress up as Katniss to feel like they They can’t because they’re not a certain weight. And I can’t let that seep into my mind either.”