Hollywood has infamously been unwelcoming — if not unsafe — to younger girls stars since its inception, and Christina Ricci make clear her personal unsavory expertise involving a intercourse scene in a current interview on The View. The Yellowjackets star — who’s been appearing since she was a toddler in initiatives like Casper and The Addams Household — revealed that she was as soon as threatened with a lawsuit for refusing to do the scene “a sure approach.”
Ricci performs the fashionable model of Misty Quigley in Showtime’s Yellowjackets, which follows a women highschool soccer workforce that survived a airplane crash within the ’90s. Talking concerning the actors who play the youthful variations of the solid, Ricci defined how she’s seen the leisure business enhance over time and permit for a greater working setting for the subsequent technology of actors.
“It’s superb to see that they don’t essentially should undergo issues that we needed to undergo,” Ricci mentioned. “They’re in a position to say, ‘I don’t need to do that intercourse scene. I’m not going to be bare.’ They will set boundaries for themselves that we have been by no means allowed to do. Somebody threatened to sue me as soon as as a result of I didn’t need to do that intercourse scene in a sure approach.”
The View co-host Pleasure Behar countered that there appears to be extra intercourse scenes in movie and tv now than ever, however Ricci argued that extra transparency concerning the work and company given to actors permits for a safer setting. “Now that it’s extra of their selection as a substitute of one thing you’re pressured to do, then you will get into the artistry of it, or understand how vital it’s for the story. I feel that while you take away someone’s management over one thing like that, it simply makes you by no means need to do it.”
Watch Ricci’s full look on The View under. Yellowjackets Season 2 premieres March twenty fourth on Showtime.