Anna Faris is not keeping back any more. The actress has appear out and spoken at duration about late director Ivan Reitman’s misconduct on the established of their 2006 film ‘My Super ex-Girlfriend’.
Faris disclosed that Reitman “slapped my ass” throughout the generation and on her to start with day “yelled” at her, leaving her experience “offended, hurt and humiliated”. She made the revelation on her podcast ‘Unqualified’.
Faris has a candid conversation with actor-filmmaker Lena Dunham in the podcast and reported, “A single of my toughest film encounters was with Ivan Reitman. I necessarily mean, the notion of trying to make a comedy beneath this, like, reign of terror, he was a yeller. He would deliver down any individual each individual day…and my 1st working day, it was me.”
Even though conversing about various behaviours on set, Faris said that she had to battle back tears all through her turbulent to start with interaction with Reitman right after she was late to set because of to an incident.
Reacting to Faris declare of Reitman slapping her guiding, Dunham claimed, “I don`t imagine you`re the initial particular person who`s described that. And I`m so sorry you had that experience. And did no a single move in and say, “No?” Faris replied by indicating, “No. It was, like, 2006.”
This is not the to start with time that Faris has spoken about the incident. Back again in 2017, in the early times of the #MeToo motion, Faris experienced talked about that a filmmaker experienced reportedly hired her for her ‘great legs’. She did not point out the identify of the filmmaker back again then.
Reitman, who handed away before this 12 months aged 75, is finest recognised for directing hits these kinds of as the initially two ‘Ghostbusters’ motion pictures, ‘Twins’, ‘Kindergarten Cop’ and ‘Junior’. He developed films including ‘Animal House’, ‘Space Jam’ and ‘Private Pieces.’
(With agency inputs)