Amanda Seyfried Was “Actually Grossed Out” by Reactions to Well-known “Imply Women” Scene

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - APRIL 11: Amanda Seyfried attends the Los Angeles finale event for Hulu's 'The Dropout' at Paramount Theatre on April 11, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Emma McIntyre/WireImage)

Amanda Seyfried would possibly’ve gotten her large break in “Mean Girls,” however she wasn’t an enormous fan of the eye she obtained for one explicit scene. The actor starred within the basic movie because the dimwitted Karen Smith, who claimed she had particular “ESPN” powers to foretell the climate along with her breasts. Seyfried stated she’d get acknowledged by followers for her character each every so often, however the feedback guys would strategy her with in regards to the scene made her very uncomfortable.

“I all the time felt actually grossed out by that,” she advised Marie Claire. “I used to be like 18 years outdated. It was simply gross.” Seyfried went on to element the draw back to being a teenage actor in Hollywood, noting that “being actually well-known [young] should actually f*cking suck.”

She added: “It should make you’re feeling utterly unsafe on the planet. I see these youthful actors who suppose they should have safety. They suppose they should have an assistant. They suppose their entire world has modified. It will possibly get tense.” After witnessing the results of fame on a few of her younger friends, like Lindsay Lohan, Seyfried stated she selected a special path to guard herself. “So, I purchased a farm. I used to be like, let’s go within the reverse means,” she stated.

Imply Women” gave Seyfried the profession push she wanted, however in her May Variety cover story, the actor shared that she then deliberately pursued contrasting roles to diversify her résumé. “I attempt to be as deliberate as doable and maintain switching issues up,” she advised the outlet. “Once I consider what I need out of my profession, I need longevity, proper? So how do I try this? . . . What you do is, you do various things. You’re employed with several types of individuals and totally different mediums. You retain individuals guessing.”

Seyfried lately starred in Hulu’s “The Dropout” as Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes, a job the actor beforehand stated was a problem to organize for — notably nailing the “oddness” of Holmes’s voice. “I needed to work actually exhausting to get there, as a result of I converse at such a better stage than she does naturally,” Seyfried stated on the Tv Critics Affiliation’s winter press tour in February. She was additionally lately highlighted by Selection as a Energy of Ladies honoree, alongside Camila Cabello, Kim Cattrall, Queen Latifah, Drew Barrymore, and Topeka Ok. Sam.


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