Salma Hayek recalls that she was only signed up for “sexy” roles
hollywood star, Salma Hayek, recently opened up about how she “no longer feels defined by her sexuality” and how she’s been typecast throughout her career. The actress said that she only wanted to act in comedies, but was limited by “the general opinion of the Hollywood elite”. He then revealed that he only started his comedy career with the role of Adam Sandler in the movie “Grown Ups”.
Hayek’s interview was accompanied by a beautiful photoshoot by the famous photographer Ashley Olah. During the interview, he also talked about the fact that more people now appreciate his sexuality. Hayek is married to French billionaire businessman François-Henri Pinault and they have a daughter together, Valentina.
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Salma Hayek talked about being Typecast
In a newly released interview GQ Hype, Hayek talked about being typecast for a long time in her acting career. He said: “All my life I wanted to do comedy and people wouldn’t give me comedy. I couldn’t get a role until I met Adam Sandler, who played me in a comedy (Grown Ups), but I was in my forties!
Grayling Daily Mail, the A-list actress explained that the majority of Hollywood’s elite were “you’re sexy, so you shouldn’t have a sense of humor…”. In the 90s, not only was it not allowed to be smart, but it was also not allowed to be funny.”
Hayek has spoken of feeling sad about the limitations placed on him by others, but now “laughs” at his wild success. He said: “I was sad at the time, but now I’m here doing all genres, at a time in my life when I was told I’d be over – that I’d be out of business for the last 20 years.”
Salma Hayek says that it’s not just her sexuality that’s being valued anymore
Hayek GQ The interview was accompanied by a beautiful shot taken by the famous photographer Ashley Olah. During the interview, the “Like A Boss” star also talked about how she’s now in a place where the people around her “aren’t the only thing they value about her sexuality.”
However, Hayek also explained that even if people still refuse to condone his sexuality, he “couldn’t care less.” The “Once Upon A Time in Mexico” actress said it doesn’t matter because she has “built enough respect around me from the people who really matter, and I feel like they see me beyond that.”
He talked about the nature of masculinity and how it has changed
Hayek married French billionaire businessman François-Henri Pinault in 2009 and they have a 15-year-old daughter, Valentina. During the interview, the “Desperado” star talked about the constantly changing “nature of masculinity” in the world.
Hayek said: “It’s an exciting time for a woman, but also for a man. Confusion is always great ground for revolution, and I think deep down we put a lot of weight on men. The old thing is that they have to be successful and financially responsible for the family – it’s a lot.”
Salma Hayek stars in the upcoming ‘Magic Mike’ movie
Hayek has been busy and busy for the past few years, and now she’s in the next movie, “Magic Mike’s Last Dance.” Maxandra Mendoza stars as a siren with stripper-turned-actor Channing Tatum.
The upcoming film is the third and final installment in Tatum’s “Magic Mike” trilogy and the sequel to 2015’s “Magic Mike XXL.” Hayek said that the men in the film mostly talked about the “private pleasures of vanity”.
The hitman’s wife’s bodyguard actress said GQ, “They talked about waxing body parts, which I really didn’t want to hear about, but it was very refreshing. In the past, they would have looked down on spending too much time on their bodies or being vain.”
Hayek also recently talked about how intensively he worked with Tatum on a lap dance scene that didn’t make it into the final cut of the film. While speaking on the “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” the actress revealed that Tatum “almost killed” her when she held her legs in the air for the sizzling lap dance and wasn’t sure if she was wearing any underwear.