Thursday, June 8, 2023

Matilda actress, Mara Wilson, talks about how the fame of that role ruined her life

Being a young star can sometimes ruin his life. Mara Wilson known for being an actress Matilda In 1996, he recently talked about how the fame that the mentioned character brought him brought many problems in his personal life.

In addition to appearing in films such as Forever Dad – 71% and Miracle on 34th Street, Wilson is best known for her role in Matilda. After his success in childhood, he decided to move away from acting and focused his career on writing. and advocating for activism, mental health, and LGBTQ+ rights. Wilson is a cousin of Ben Shapiro, a controversial American political figure who often infuriates the media for his conservative statements on issues such as gender diversity, abortion, climate change and immigration; Because of his extreme position, Wilson had parted ways with him some time ago.

Also, during the filming of Matilda, Mara experienced the loss of her mother, who died of breast cancer.

In a recent interview with The Guardian, the 35-year-old actress said she always felt safe on set and with the directors she worked with, but added that she had a lot to say as a child. It was a difficult time, when the press and the Internet started talking unflattering things about him:

Wilson also talks about her experience with Matilda, and how the character has given all her fans high expectations of her. ,He was disappointed that I was not as smart, beautiful and attractive as he had expected me to be. i think they expected to be matilda, and that’s wonderful, but that’s not real. He is brilliant in every way. He is wise, kind and powerful. Then they met me, this mischievous weirdo who sometimes got angry but couldn’t even convert his anger into powers.”

Wilson continued: “I wasn’t going to live up to that. It affected me for a long time because I had this Hollywood idea that if you’re not pretty now, if you’re not pretty, you’re worthless. Because I directly linked it to my career being over. Even though I was tired of all that, and Hollywood was tired of me, it still doesn’t feel good to be rejected. For a long time, I had this kind of dysmorphia about the way I looked and I was very obsessed with it.,

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