Being sleazy creeps in Hollywood may be more “equal opportunity” than we once thought (related Rob Schneider Shares Disturbing Story of Sexual Harassment: ‘I felt disgusted…’ and This Actress’s Harvey Weinstein Story is One of The Worst Yet).
Jennifer Lawrence shared a story at the Elle’s Women in Hollywood event exposing how some women in charge are every bit as demeaning and degrading as their male cohorts:
“A female producer had me do a nude line-up with about five women who were much, much, thinner than me. We are stood side-by-side with only tape on covering our privates. After that degrading and humiliating line-up, the female producer told me I should use the naked photos of myself as inspiration for my diet.”
Slow your roll, fellas. Everybody is terrible here.
When she told another producer that this was unacceptable, he said she was, “perfectly f***able” and “didn’t know why everyone thought she was so fat.” Lawrence added that she had previously been told to lose 15 pounds in two weeks for a role.
Maybe that’s why Hollywood is so sanctimonious about how the rest of us should live our lives. It’s less about lecturing, more a deflection over what garbage human beings most of them are. In psychiatric terms, it’s known as “projection.”
Lest anyone race to the comments to out-terrible themselves, it doesn’t matter what you think of Jennifer Lawerence as a person, for her politics, personality, or being besties with Amy Schumer. Zoom out for a second to examine the larger picture. The business of Hollywood, as we’ve seen these past several weeks, is a cess pool. It treats human beings as pieces of meat to be freely exchanged. What they’re doing behind studio doors matters to us. Because Hollywood is trying to shape our culture. And if you’ve been paying attention to the culture these past several years, seems pretty clear Hollywood is selling sex as a product. Because that’s exactly how Hollywood sees people. Even its own people.