‘I definitely feel safer not in that environment of the acting industry,’ said the Lavender Brown actor
Cave first appeared in 2009’s Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, starring as the loved-up oddball Lavender Brown who has a brief romance with Ron Weasley (played by Rupert Grint).
The actor reprised her role as Lavender in the following two sequels, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part I (2010) そして Part II (2011).
で new interview with 独立者, the actor – who was promoting her new book Sunset – revealed that she was “treated like a different species” after gaining weight when she returned to shoot The Deathly Hallows Part I そして Part II, which were filmed simultaneously.
“I gained a lot of weight after doing Harry Potter,” said Cave. “I wasn’t starving myself. I was growing up and people tend to gain weight as they get older. That’s just what happens. So I did.
“And so going back to the last film[s], I was treated like a different species.”
She described the experience as “horrible” and “really uncomfortable”, 追加する: “It was probably more me and my insecurity, knowing that I wasn’t fitting into the same size jeans.”
“It wasn’t a time where actresses were any bigger than size eight,” said the star, who said she “felt invisible” after gaining weight.
The 34-year-old added that “since then, it’s definitely made me have weird issues with weight and work. And it’s just so f***ed up, but it’s just how it is”.
“Women have to deal with that all the time, not just in the acting industry, but I definitely feel safer not in that environment of the acting industry," 彼女は言いました.
Following her role in the JK Rowling franchise, Cave left acting to pursue writing as a career. に 2018, she starred in her debut play titled Sunrise.
Cave added that if she had “stayed thin, unnaturally thin, unhappily thin”, she thinks she would have been given more acting roles and would not have begun writing.
“I had always written and I had always drawn and so I was doing Harry Potter as a kind of detour in a way," 彼女は言いました. “So it was weird for me because it was suddenly like, 'ああ, but I’m an actress but I’m not getting any work and I’m not thin enough anymore.’
“So what am I? What do I do? So I did start writing. So I’m almost grateful that I gained all that weight.”
Cave was cast as Lavender after attending an open audition in 2007 for which 7,000 people turned up.
You can read the full interview with Cave ここに.
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