‘Princess Diaries’ Star Heather Matarazzo Shuts Down Charlize Theron’s Theory About ‘Pretty People’
“Princess Diaries” actress Heather Matarazzo has no time for Charlize Theron’s concept that fairly individuals do not get “meaty” film roles.
In an interview with British GQ, Theron — who’s beautiful, statuesque and blonde — was quoted as saying, “Jobs with actual gravitas go to individuals which are bodily proper for them and that’s the top of the story.”
She did not cease there, saying: “How many roles are on the market for the beautiful f**king robe-sporting eight-foot model? When meaty roles come by way of, I’ve been within the room and fairly individuals get turned away first.”
According to Matarazzo, that’s so not the case in Tinseltown. The “Welcome to the Dollhouse” actress took to Twitter to share her actual emotions on the matter:
Matarazzo additionally described her personal personal struggles to seek out roles in an essay on her weblog titled “What the Fuck Is Fuckable?” In the essay, she tells a narrative of being turned down for a task as a result of she wasn’t “fuckable.”
“Even as I write this, I can nonetheless really feel the ache, disgrace, and humiliation that came to visit me in that second,” Matarazzo stated after listening to she’d misplaced the half. “I didn’t know then simply how damaging these phrases can be. Three phrases. ‘You’re not fuckable.'”
The “Princess Diaries” actress stated she felt like a “loser” after receiving suggestions about her half, and it did not assist that she was solely getting provided restricted auditions from her brokers.
“I didn’t assume my brokers have been seeing me, I didn’t assume casting administrators have been seeing me and I started to really marvel, am I NOT seeing me?” wrote Matarazzo. “Am I ugly? Am I this unfuckable, gross, disgusting creature who ought to solely be forged because the fats woman, or the freak?”
The actress stated she’s now at peace together with her self after that exact studying expertise, however we’re positive that studying Theron’s feedback did not convey up good reminiscences. For each Matarazzo and Theron, one level stays clear — it is robust being an actress in Hollywood.
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