Entertainment: 'I thought I'd never work in Hollywood because I've got fat legs': Helena Bonham Carter admits she grew up believing actresses were 'extinct at 40'... as she poses for glam new shoot to promote The Crown - - PressFrom - United Kingdom
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Entertainment 'I thought I'd never work in Hollywood because I've got fat legs': Helena Bonham Carter admits she grew up believing actresses were 'extinct at 40'... as she poses for glam new shoot to promote The Crown

07:25  13 november  2019
07:25  13 november  2019 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

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And Helena Bonham Carter revealed that when she was younger she thought she ' d never be able to work in Hollywood because she had ' fat legs .' Speaking candidly about ageing in the film industry with Town and Country's first ever digital issue, the actress , 53, explained: 'When I grew up , you

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BUt Helena Bonham Carter has revealed that when she was younger she thought she'd never be able to work in Hollywood because she had 'fat legs.'

Speaking candidly about ageing in the film industry with Town and Country's first ever digital issue, the actress, 53, explained: 'When I grew up, you were kind of extinct at 40—and the parts weren’t very interesting. 

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'Today has probably been the only day I ' ve been able to pull myself out of the mindset of really low depression,' she said. ' I stick by what I said in ' I thought I ' d never work in Hollywood because I ' ve got fat legs ': Helena Bonham Carter admits she grew up believing actresses were ' extinct at 40 '

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'It was always the girlfriend or the wife, and you were described in terms of what you looked like. I remember having such a complex because I thought I’d never work in Hollywood because I’ve got fat legs. Now it doesn’t matter.'

a person sitting on a table: Honest: Speaking about ageing in the film industry in Town and Country 's first digital issue on Tuesday, the actress said she previously felt actresses were seen as being 'extinct by 40' © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Honest: Speaking about ageing in the film industry in Town and Country 's first digital issue on Tuesday, the actress said she previously felt actresses were seen as being 'extinct by 40' Discussing Princess Margaret as a woman who 'couldn’t pretend to be anything but herself', Helena said of her encounter with the royal: 'One of her idiosyncrasies was complimenting somebody and putting them down at the same time. 

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'She once said to me, "Oh, you’re getting so much better at acting," and I thought that was really funny.'

Of how she thinks the Princess would react to Helena playing her on TV, she added: 'I think she’d be grateful that I was getting better, since she’s been entrusted to me. If I was a s**t actress, it would be like, "Oh no, not her!"'

a woman holding a sign: Out soon: The new series of The Crown is released on Netflix on November 17 © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Out soon: The new series of The Crown is released on Netflix on November 17 Helena also once had a personal connection with Princess Margaret, as her uncle 'courted' the royal 'at one point' before going 'on to become good, longtime friends.'

'She would be at his parties, and you were very aware that a princess was there. I remember going, "I mustn’t turn my back on her, I mustn’t turn my back on her,"' the Les Miserables star explained.   

a couple of people posing for the camera: One to watch: Helena is set to transform into Princess Margaret in the hotly-anticipated third season of The Crown, taking over the role from Vanessa Kirby © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited One to watch: Helena is set to transform into Princess Margaret in the hotly-anticipated third season of The Crown, taking over the role from Vanessa Kirby Helena went on to discuss Princess Margaret's former lover Roddy Llewellyn, who visited the set: 'I immediately knew why he was a good thing for her. He’s fun, and there’s something very free about him. 

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It's just busy. We' ve got three under four now'. Spoke at launch of new clothing line as part of £8m deal by British firm Castore. ' I thought I ' d never work in Hollywood because I ' ve got fat legs ': Helena Bonham Carter admits she grew up believing actresses were ' extinct at 40 ' The Crown star.

'She even gave him a bracelet in the shape of a life preserver. I think that’s what they felt they did for each other.'

Olivia Colman joins Helena in The Crown, taking over the role of Elizabeth II from Claire Foy for the series, which covers the time period between 1964 and 1977.

Back then: Helena added that once you got older 'the parts weren’t very interesting' before, as they'd just be offered roles that were 'always the girlfriend or the wife' © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Back then: Helena added that once you got older 'the parts weren’t very interesting' before, as they'd just be offered roles that were 'always the girlfriend or the wife'

Joining the pair are Tobias Menzies as Prince Philip, Josh O'Connor as Prince Charles, Ben Daniels as Lord Snowdon, Erin Doherty as Princess Anne and Jason Watkins as Harold Wilson. 

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