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Actress Tautou: Hollywood ‘Unforgiving’ to Women’s Bodies

Says she does not want to leave France to be a movie star.

French actress Audrey Tautou slammed Hollywood for being “unforgiving” to women’s bodies in an interview for Radio Times. “I am very French,” Tautou said. “And in Hollywood the pressure is different. It’s not the same in France. Of course the idea of being ‘bankable’ in France exists, but it’s not as unforgiving.” Tautou, whose big break came with the 2001 French film Amélie before she landed the leading role in 2006’s The Da Vinci Code, said she does not want to uproot and move to Hollywood—and given all the all the “wonderful actresses” there, they will probably not be calling her up. “People staring at every single millimeter of your body and what you wear, it is a huge pressure,” she said. “Some people are happy with that, but me, non.

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