Sidney Sweeney on producer who said she’s “pretty, can’t act”: “How sad…”

Sydney Sweeney On Producer Who Said She Wasn

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Los Angeles:

Actor Sidney Sweeney has hit back at comments from a Hollywood producer who called her “not pretty” and “can’t act”.

Veteran producer Carol Baum made disparaging remarks about Sweeney. rapture And White lotusIn an event where she also criticized the actor’s hit rom-com You too anyone,

“How sad that a woman in a position to share her expertise and experience chooses instead to attack another woman. If that’s what she’s learned in her decades in the industry and feels good about teaching her students, it’s a shame. To unfairly disparage a fellow female producer is a breach of Ms. Baum’s character,” Sweeney’s reps said in a statement to Variety.

Known for films like Baum, dead ringers, bride’s father And Buffy the Vampire SlayerControversial comments about Sweeney were made during a discussion with New York Times film critic Janet Maslin in Pleasantville, New York.

“There’s an actress that everybody loves now: Sidney Sweeney. I don’t get Sidney Sweeney. I was watching a Sidney Sweeney movie (‘Anyone But You’) on the plane because I wanted to see it. I wanted to know who she was and why everyone was talking about her. Speaking of, I saw this unwatchable movie, sorry to the people who love this romantic comedy where they hate each other. Baum, an adjunct professor at the University of Southern California, said she also discussed Sweeney’s popularity in her classes.

“I said to my class, ‘Explain this girl to me. She’s not pretty, can’t act. Why is she so hot?’ No one had an answer but then the question was asked, ‘Well, if you could make your movie because she was in it, would you?’ …that’s a very difficult question to answer because we all want to make a movie, and who gives the green light? According to TMZ, the producer regretted her comments.

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