Hollywood is a star-making machine that never stands still. There are many actors who quickly began their journey on the big screen and became celebrities practically from their childhood, as is the case of Taylor Momsen, who, at just seven years old, played the role of Cindy Lou Who, “the Grinch girl”. took over. “”, for the film “The Grinch” (2000).
A moment in her life that the actress remembers with a certain fear, that in the end this film did her more harm than good, at least for the rest of the children, as she confessed in an interview with her colleague Penn Bagdley , on his podcast “Podcrushed.”
A bittersweet memory of his character in The Grinch
There, the “Gossip Girl” actress confessed that this role shaped her in her childhood, especially in school, where there were many children who made fun of her because of her performance: “First of all: ‘The Grinch’ has changed.” My life has been challenging in many ways, one of which was that I was teased relentlessly. Every time I started at a new school or went somewhere new, I don’t think the kids even knew my name. I was just the Grinch girl. Not even the name of the character, just the Grinch girl.”
He changed schools several times during his school years, but when he reached high school he found a group of friends with whom he felt comfortable: “It was the first year I went to school and I had the opportunity to try it to find friends. I started a band. It was my first band, my high school band, a garage band. We could never decide on a name, but we played after school and that was always fun. I sang, played guitar, wrote…”