November 27, 2021


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Sarah Snook says the ‘unrealistic beauty standard’ in Hollywood ‘makes more women unhappy’

Succession star Sarah Snook is calling out “unrealistic” magnificence criteria in Hollywood. (Photo: Lia Toby/Getty Pictures for BFI)

Sarah Snook may perhaps be on a person of TV’s hottest shows, but the Succession star is not down with Hollywood’s magnificence expectations. 

“I signify, just about every time you get a job, you happen to be like: ‘Oh, this one’s the a person. I am heading to definitely work out and get match and seem like the movie star I would hope to come to be or have a job doing,” the 33-year-aged actress told Vogue Australia

“And each time, I am like: ‘Can I truly be f***ed subscribing to an unrealistic natural beauty standard that then perpetuates and would make far more girls not happy because they experience like they won’t be able to achieve a little something that is not in fact real looking in any case?'”

The Australian star has “been chainsawing and chopping wooden to retain in form” when she’s not in entrance of the digital camera. With her new husband, comic Dave Lawson, she enjoys relaxing at residence at the couple’s sprawling estate outdoors Melbourne, where by their residence is home to a koala, wombats and kangaroos. Even though the pandemic was a struggle for several, the interval managed to be a particular spotlight for the few, who originally arrived collectively as friends during the pandemic’s first lockdown period. Soon, they have been romantically included. 

“At the beginning of the pandemic previous calendar year, I obtained locked down in Melbourne with one particular of my ideal mates and we fell in love,” she told the magazine. 

Snook proposed to Lawson, and the couple was married in the backyard of her Brooklyn house more than a yr ago. 

“It’s been a journey,” she shared. “There is so much heartache and sadness in the globe, but on a micro particular stage, I have been really fortunate. There is a truly pretty grace in that without the pandemic, we might not have finished up together so quickly.”

When Snook is the exact same age as her tricky-as-nails Succession character Shiv Roy, she does not experience you will find a lot else that she shares with the heiress. Even though she likes that Shiv is “forthright, that she speaks her personal intellect,” she acknowledges that Roy most possible derives her worth from knowing that “she thinks that she’s permitted to be in any space since she could in all probability get the creating.”

On the other hand, Snook would not accurately relate to Roy’s gratuitous wealth.

“I have no plan what it is like to be a billionaire, other than as a result of investigation,” she mentioned. “While, I’m on this farm with Dave in character and I’m like, ‘Woo hoo.’”

Continue to, the role has been “an attention-grabbing one particular to see crack by way of,” Snook claimed. “I normally truly feel like I’ve performed by decision and very good fortune, intriguing, complex, potent and a superior diversity of girls, in phrases of their figures. They usually have a energy and they are not pushovers, but there’s usually been a redeeming softness that they are defending. And Shiv has that as well, but her defense of that softness is so distinct from who I am as a particular person.”

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