• Melanie Lynskey Was Body-Shamed While Filming ‘Coyote Ugly'

    8 days ago - By Scary Mommy

    Melanie Lynskey, a veteran actress who has rocked both the small and big screens in hits like Yellowjackets and Don't Look Up , has always been open about how she has been repeatedly shamed in the industry for her body type. Being the badass she is, Lynskey has not only repeatedly shed light on the unfair treatment, she even stood up to producers who have commented on her weight. And in a recent interview, Lynskey opened up about one of her earlier roles in a little movie called Coyote Ugly, where she played Gloria, aka “the best friend from Jersey.” “But the scrutiny that was on Piper...
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  • Melanie Lynskey Recalls Being Body Shamed While Filming "Coyote Ugly"

    Melanie Lynskey Recalls Being Body Shamed While Filming "Coyote Ugly"

    8 days ago - By PopSugar

    Melanie Lynskey continues to speak out against stringent body-image standards in the entertainment industry. In a recent Hollywood Reporter interview with her "Yellowjackets" costars, the actor revealed the immense scrutiny and body shaming she's experienced throughout her career, but especially while filming "Coyote Ugly."
    Lynskey portrayed Gloria, the best friend to Piper Perabo's Violet, in the 2000 movie about the attractive bartenders of a famously rowdy, real-life New York City bar. Lynskey recalled witnessing Perabo, "who's one of the coolest, smartest women," be dissected over her...
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