Alicia Silverstone performed Batgirl within the 1997 film Batman & Robin. The actor has admitted that the expertise soured her love for performing for a very long time. Not solely did Alicia Silverstone obtain a Razzie for Worst Supporting Actress, however she was additionally body-shamed throughout the making of the movie. The press gave her the derogatory nickname of ‘Fatgirl’. In an interview with The Guardian, Alicia Silverstone addressed the scenario.
“They might make enjoyable of my physique after I was youthful. It was hurtful however I knew they have been mistaken. I wasn’t confused. I knew that it was not proper to make enjoyable of somebody’s physique form, that doesn’t appear to be the appropriate factor to be doing to a human.”
There have been some elements of engaged on Batman & Robin that made her cease loving performing for a very long time.
“There have been working circumstances that have been lower than favorable when it comes to how issues went down. And no, I didn’t say ‘f*** you’ and are available out like a warrior however I’d simply stroll away and go, OK I do know what that’s and I’m executed, I’m not going close to that once more… I ended loving performing for a really very long time.”
Nonetheless, the actor has discovered her love once more. She has even mentioned that she would really like one other likelihood to don the Batgirl costume. She has acknowledged that it was a task in a David Mamet play that made her rediscover her love.
“My physique was similar to, that is what I’m meant to do, I like it a lot, I have to discover a solution to do each, to have the ability to be an actress and be an activist on the identical time in order that’s what I did,” she says.
Nowadays Alicia Silverstone is pickier in regards to the roles she takes on. She can be a dedicated activist and is the proud guardian to her son Bear.