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Jordana Brewster: I was told to lose weight for movie roles

“F9” actress Jordana Brewster revealed that she was beforehand told to lose weight for movie roles prior to Hollywood turning into extra body-positive. 

The actress seems within the ninth installment of the favored motion franchise after showing as one of many principal forged members within the unique 2001 movie and 5 of the sequels. In a latest interview, Brewster notes that she has been working in Hollywood for many years however is barely now beginning to see physique picture requirements, notably for ladies, get extra real looking.

The actress sat down for an interview with the approach to life web site The Retaility by which she mentioned feeling assured sufficient to present her bottom in a scene for the upcoming indie movie “The Integrity of Joseph Chambers,” by which her character is trying to make some extent. 

Satirically, Brewster famous that she felt assured sufficient to do the scene given what number of modifications she’s seen in present enterprise with regard to depictions of ladies. Due to there being fewer magazines geared towards males, she feels that ladies can now expose their our bodies with out having to fear about them being excellent by male requirements beforehand.

“Ten years in the past, I was so involved about, ‘How does my abdomen look? How does my butt look?’” she defined. “I name it the Maxim period and the FHM period of, ‘Sure, you could have to be proficient, however you even have to be a sure measurement and never too fats and never too skinny.’” 

The 41-year-old star defined that actresses developing within the early 2000s had to spend a lot time worrying about attaining unrealistic physique requirements fairly than specializing in their craft, character or the script. 

“There was a lot strain on actresses to look a sure method and that’s exhausting and such a waste of power as a result of as an alternative of studying or focusing in your character, you’re centered on ‘How do I look proper now and is it excellent sufficient?’” she defined.

Brewster added that she was even requested to lose weight for sure roles, however stopped wanting naming which of them.

“I used to get notes, ‘They’re asking you to lose some weight,’ and I would carry that for years as a result of how may you not?” she told the outlet.

Jordana Brewster wears a leather jacket and loose shirt in "F9."
Brewster seems in battle scene-ready garments alongside co-star Michelle Rodriguez within the new movie “F9.”

Brewster’s character within the latest installment of the “Quick and the Livid” franchise takes a extra hands-on strategy, ditching attractive attire for garments that enable her a full vary of motion for a myriad of action-packed battle scenes. She famous that she was impressed by seeing numerous feminine movie and TV characters lately seem as extra sensible folks. 

“When I watch TV, I’m like, ‘Wow. It’s so refreshing that the ladies can put on stuff that’s not [revealing],’” she concluded. “They’re not being handled as intercourse symbols until that’s necessary to their character. That’s superior and it’s reflecting life just a little bit extra. I suppose we’re stepping into the suitable course.”

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