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Claire talks to People Magazine

Aug 16, 2015 Author: Gabby       Category: Articles       Replies: 0

Claire is featured in the upcoming issue of People Magazine, in which she talks about Hollywood Body Bullying and sexism. Two images from the beautiful photo session for the issue have been added to our photo gallery, and we’ll be keeping an eye out in case more are released.

Many actresses agree that being a woman in Hollywood isn’t easy, and Claire Danes is raising her voice in support of her fellow actresses and the criticism they’ve confronted about their size. “I feel like my body is monitored and commented on infinitely more than my male counterpart,” the Homeland star tells PEOPLE.

“I remember a couple of Emmys ago, Lena Dunham and I were on the carpet together. We were singled out and criticized for having different body types – I was too skinny and she was too big. She is a dear friend of mine, and it made me angry because this is just how we are.”

Danes was recently nominated for her sixth Emmy Award for outstanding lead actress in a drama series for her role as Carrie Mathison on Homeland (the role itself has netted her two Emmys and four nominations).

Of the body-shaming criticism that women in Hollywood face, Danes says, “We just take it for granted that it’s acceptable and we really internalize that as normal and fine, and it’s not.”

Danes, who was pregnant with son Cyrus when she was filming season 2 of Homeland, admits to feeling pressure to maintain her body a certain way during her pregnancy.

“I was very anxious about my pregnancy because I was responsible for this huge show, and I didn’t want to let anyone down at work, but I had this other major project of growing a person,” says Danes. “I was mindful of what I was eating because I didn’t want to look pregnant.”

Cyrus, now 2½, “is a Homeland baby through and through”: “He loves it, a set is such a playground for a kid,” says the actress. “He loved the ops room in the last season because he loved the lights and the screens and the levers to pull. That was also a bit of a joke – little tiny Cyrus in the ops room, saving the world from Armageddon!”

Source: People.com


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Homeland (2011-??)
Claire as Carrie Mathison
Post-production ― January 2018
HOMELAND is an edge-of-your-seat sensation. CIA officer Carrie Mathison (Claire Danes) is tops in her field despite being bipolar, which makes her volatile and unpredictable. With the help of her long-time mentor Saul Berenson (Mandy Patinkin), Carrie fearlessly risks everything, including her personal well-being and even sanity, at every turn. You won't be able to turn away from this gripping, emotional thriller in which nothing short of the fate of our nation is at stake.

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Brigsby Bear (2017)
Claire as Clare
Brigsby Bear Adventures is a low-budget children's TV show produced for an audience of one, James. When the show abruptly ends, James realizes that everything about his life is a lie, and he must learn to cope with the realities of a new world that he knows nothing about.

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