Stranger Issues star Shannon Pastor has just lately slammed Hollywood for not hiring “fats actors” to play “iconic fats characters” as she believes they aren’t permitted “upward mobility”.
Shannon, who additionally performed the favored character of Barb on hit Netflix sequence, turned to Twitter to provide her opinion on not hiring fats actors.
“They’re not hiring fats actors for iconic fats characters as a result of they need an enormous title star,” she wrote.
Shannon continued, “There are virtually no fats massive title stars as a result of fats actors aren’t allowed upward mobility. “We aren’t allowed upward mobility as a result of the business sees us as two-dimensional set items.”
Apparently, her feedback got here couple of minutes after a photograph of Emma Thompson carrying prosthetic fats swimsuit within the upcoming remake of Matilda had gone viral on social media.
Followers additionally expressed comparable sentiments on the submit, with one person wrote, “Preach!”
One other fan stated, “It makes me unhappy too, as a result of there are a number of gifted fats actors, and we’re fantastic enjoying villains, as a result of we would like numerous and sophisticated roles on par with those that match societal requirements, so long as we cease being typecasted in roles which might be unfavourable BECAUSE we’re fats.”