Charlize Theron recalls male director making her dress ‘sexy’ in film


Charlize Theron is working to fight misogyny within the movie trade (Image: Josh Olins/Harper’s BAZAAR)

Charlize Theron has spoken out in regards to the powerlessness she felt as a girl in Hollywood, with a male director making her gown a sure method simply to make her look ‘f**kable’ in a movie.

The actress, 47, opened up about experiences of misogyny she had on set previously, telling Harper’s Bazaar: ‘Having completely no management over what you’re carrying is an enormous one that actually f**king irritated me for years. 

‘Having some man make you have got a becoming nearly in entrance of them – stuff like that, it’s actually belittling. 

Charlize added: ‘Once I began, there was no dialog round it. It was like, “That is what you’re carrying.” 

‘And I bear in mind one film particularly, this male director who simply saved bringing me in, becoming after becoming after becoming after…  

‘And it was simply so apparent that it was to do with my sexuality and the way f**kable they may make me within the film. And after I began out, that was simply sort of the norm.’

Charlize recalled a director selecting garments that may make her probably the most ‘f**kable’ (Image: Josh Olins/Harper’s BAZAAR)

The actress has labored to be a corrective drive within the trade to make sure that younger actresses do not need to expertise the identical issues she did, including: ‘There’s a pure combat in me to need to create environments that really feel just like the issues that I want I had 30 years in the past after I began.’

This included making certain that The Previous Guard, which Charlize additionally produced, had a solid and crew that was 85% feminine. 

Charlize Theron is Harper’s Bazaar’s October cowl star (Image: Josh Olins/Harper’s BAZAAR)

Charlize additionally credited co-star Uma Thurman with being a ‘nice chief’ in serving to make change within the trade too. 

Her work ethic can also be one thing Charlize hopes to go right down to her kids, Jackson and August, explaining: ‘I feel that’s extra essential than fame or something like that.

‘I noticed my mother work exhausting, and I bear in mind simply my entire life considering, nothing goes to get handed. You need to work tougher than anyone else within the room.’

The complete interview with Charlize Theron is within the October challenge of Harper’s Bazaar.

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