Charlize Theron has been “discriminated against” for these reasons

Hollywood It is one of the most complicated, laughable and competitive places in the whole world, so actors, no matter if they are famous or award winners, have to cast and do merit to get the roles they want, however, to Sometimes there can be discrimination in the same area, as happened to beautiful Charlize Theron.

The South African has shown that she is at the height of any role that they put in front of her, for something in 2003 she won the Oscar What Best actress for having an interpretation of the serial killer Aileen Wuornos, in the movie Monster and has received two nominations to the same category for North Country (2005) and Bomshell (2019). He even became an action figure to bring life to the Imperator furious on Mad Max: Fury Road (2015).

In 2003, the actress had to gain 10 kilos to play Aileen Wuornos in the movie Monster, which earned her an Oscar for Best Actress. Photo: Special

Despite the previous achievements, it was said that Theron will have rejected in 2017 the leading role of the first installment of the Woman Wonderful (Wonder Woman), something that was not true, as she would have been discriminated against because of her age.

According to an explanation by the same actress, someone approached to comment that in Wonder Woman there would be a lot of action and although she assured that she was not very familiar with the character, she was very surprised when they told her “‘no, the role we want you to do is that of Wonder Woman’s mother’. This is a great example of how Hollywood slaps you in the face when you start your birthday. “

As is now known, whoever played the role of Wonder Woman It was Gal Gadot, who at that time was 32 years old, and in the role of his mother, the queen Hippolyta, he was Connie Nielsen, from 51 to.

Charlize Theron
In 2017, who ended up starring in Wonder Woman was Gal Gadot, who was 32 at the time. Photo: Special

They discard her for being pretty

But that was not the only time Theron She has been discriminated against for a physical trait, since due to her 1.77 meters height she has been discarded for various roles, because, she assured, in the film industry if the protagonist is a man, he always has to look taller than the woman.

“When the juiciest roles appear, I myself have been able to see how the most beautiful people are the first to be discarded,” I point out. Theron during an interview, whose statement refers to what he had to do to star in Monster in 2003, since the actress gained 10 kilos and they also had to “make her ugly”.

Charlize Theron
Charlize Theron starred in the 2020 action film The Old Guard, which is available on Netflix. Photo: Special

But Charlize Theron has not been the only middle-aged woman to complain about these obstacles Hollywood, because there are other actresses who have been in the same situation, such as Nicole Kidman (53 years old), Sandra Bullock (56 years old), Julia Roberts (53 years old) and Viola Davis (55 years old), who have now opted for more interesting roles and that are attached to their age, with which they have not only achieved recognition from the academy, but also from the public.

Despite being 45 years old, Theron showed that he can still play roles with a lot of action as in The old guard (The Old Guard), which will be released in 2020 on the platform of Netflix and that a second part is even being considered.