Alicia Silverstone opens up about being body-shammed whereas filming Batman & Robin: 'It was hurtful'

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Alicia Silverstone opens up about being body-shamed (credit score: Getty Images)& 

Key Highlights

  • Alicia Silverstone has revealed how she was referred to as ‘Fatgirl’ whereas taking pictures for Batman & Robin (1997)
  • She performed the long-lasting character of Batgirl within the movie and this was her largest position after the teenager comedy, Clueless (1995)
  • “They would make fun of my body when I was younger,” she stated

After her beautiful breakthrough efficiency in teen comedy, Clueless, in 1995, Alicia Silverstone had already begun making waves in Hollywood. She later did two extra movies till her iconic efficiency as Barbara Wilson aka Batgirl in Batman & Robin in 1997.  Co-starring George Clooney as Batman/Bruce Wayne, Arnold Schwarzenegger as Mr. Freeze, Chris O’Donnell as Robin and Uma Thurman as Poison Ivy, the movie has been a basic within the authentic Batman movie collection.

Alicia lately opened up about her time taking pictures for Batman & Robin and the way she was body-shammed. Alicia shared that despite the fact that the position was large, it wasn’t her favorite film-making expertise. In truth, she shared that some headlines ran the phrase ‘Fatgirl’ for her look. 

“They would make fun of my body when I was younger,” she advised The Guardian. “It was hurtful but I knew they were wrong. I wasn’t confused. I knew that it was not right to make fun of someone’s body shape, that doesn’t seem like the right thing to be doing to a human.”

She additionally shared how a journalist requested her for her bra measurement throughout an interview. However, she progressively understood that she needed to study from issues despite the fact that they grew poisonous. 

“And no, I didn’t say ‘f*** you’ and are available out like a warrior however I’d simply stroll away and go, ‘OK I do know what that’s and I’m carried out, I’m not going close to that once more’,” she stated. 

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Alicia, who was 21 at that time, admitted that she stopped “loving” appearing for a very long time. She revealed later that she lastly discovered what she beloved when she was 30 and solely took up tasks that had been “earth-shaking” for her. 

On the work entrance, Alicia will probably be seen in Bad Therapy and  Valley Girl. She was final seen within the psychological horror movie, The Lodge. 

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