While it is understandable that teenage girls might be uncomfortable with nude scenes, actress Amanda Seyfried reveals that she felt uneasy about her early days in Hollywood. The actress discusses her experience in her soap opera role as Lilly Kane on Veronica Mars and in the film Mean Girls. She feels that she would have felt more comfortable with an intimacy coordinator back then.
Amanda Seyfried’s early career in Hollywood
Amanda Seyfried has a successful acting career that has grown considerably over the years. Her 2010 drama Dear John broke box-office records and beats Avatar to the top spot. In February 2010, she was named one of Vanity Fair’s “It Girls”. Since then, she has starred in a wide variety of films, including Letters to Juliet, Les Miserables, and A Million Ways to Die in the West. Seyfried is currently engaged to her longtime boyfriend Thomas Sadoski.
Before moving to Hollywood, Seyfried began her career as a model and songwriter, appearing in ads for clothing companies. In addition to modeling, she starred in three editions of the Sweet Valley High novel series. Seyfried went on to study opera and a Broadway coach before landing her first contract role, a role in All My Children in 2002. In 2003, she won a scholarship to attend Fordham University in New York City and began acting as an extra in television shows like Guiding Light. She also played the role of Joni Stafford on ABC’s soap All My Children.
The ‘Mean Girls’ actress was born in Allentown, Pennsylvania. Her father is a pharmacist and her mother is an occupational therapist. Seyfried has one older sister, Jennifer, who is an organist in the Philadelphia rock band Love City. Her modeling career began when she was eleven years old. In 2003, Seyfried landed her first agent, Image. She has since been a part of various movies including Ted 2 and Pan.
The pressure she felt to do nudity
In the 1990s, Amanda Seyfried was a teenager and star in soap operas like Mean Girls and As the World Turns. Though she escaped those days relatively unscathed, she did have to deal with the pressures of the nudity industry. In a recent cover story for Porter, Seyfried opened up about the pressures she felt as a teenager while working on the set of a movie.
Although Amanda Seyfried did not name the specific project where she felt pressured to do nude scenes as a teen, she does believe that she is more comfortable doing them now. The actor admitted that it took her a while to build up her self-esteem before she could do nude scenes on the set. She even joked about not knowing how to dress on the red carpet at that early stage in her career. She said her dress was see-through because the flashbulbs were shining through it.
Her roles in Mean Girls and Mank
According to the actress, she was ‘pressured into filming nude sequences as a teen amid fears that she would offend people.’ While she did not name the film project that caused her to feel this way, Seyfried said that she has a stronger self-esteem now than she ever did. Amanda Seyfried also joked that she did not know the rules of red carpet fashion during her early career. She explained that it was not that she was not aware of the rules and regulations, but that the flashbulbs had made her dress see-through.
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After launching her career in the 1990s, the actress starred in a series of soap operas, including Mean Girls and Veronica Mars. The teen actress went on to star in numerous movies, including Veronica Mars, Big Love, and American Gun. Seyfried has since been a leading actress in films, including Veronica Mars and Mean Girls.
A new investigation has revealed that the actress was ‘pressured into filming a nude scene while she was a teenager, amid fears of losing her job. Seyfried has also revealed that she had walked around movie sets in her underwear. Seyfried claims that she has never taken her clothes off since, but it is a shame that some people are so sensitive about the issue.