March 29, 2023

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 latest interview on The View. The Yellowjackets star — who’s been appearing since she was a baby in tasks 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 means.”

Ricci performs the trendy model of Misty Quigley in Showtime’s Yellowjackets, which follows a ladies highschool soccer group that survived a airplane crash within the ’90s. Talking in regards to 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 surroundings for the subsequent technology of actors.

“It’s superb to see that they don’t essentially need to undergo issues that we needed to undergo,” Ricci mentioned. “They’re in a position to say, ‘I don’t wish 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 wish to do that intercourse scene in a sure means.”

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 in regards to the work and company given to actors permits for a safer surroundings. “Now that it’s extra of their alternative as an alternative of one thing you’re compelled to do, then you may get into the artistry of it, or understand how essential it’s for the story. I feel that if you take away any individual’s management over one thing like that, it simply makes you by no means wish to do it.”

Watch Ricci’s full look on The View beneath. Yellowjackets Season 2 premieres March twenty fourth on Showtime.

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