‘I had to pick it up and go back on set and pretend he was a love interest’
Chloe Moretz is always one to speak her mind, never missing an opportunity to call out body shaming, whether it’s from the Miss Universe Pageant, fellow celebrities or even the ad campaign around her own film.
This week the 20-year-old Kick Ass actress called out a past male co-star in an interview with Variety, explaining how he fat-shamed her on set when she was 15-years-old, reducing her to tears.
‘This guy that was my love interest was like, “I’d never date you in real life,” and I was like, “What?” And he was like, “Yeah, you’re too big for me” – as in my size,’ she recalled, choosing not to mention the co-star’s name. ‘It was one of the only actors that ever made me cry on set’
‘I went bawling to my brother and he was like, “What happened?” And I was like, “He told me I was too big.” And my brother was like, “What just happened?” My brother was so angry.’
She continued: ‘I had to pick it up and go back on set and pretend he was a love interest, and it was really hard. It just makes you realize that there are some really bad people out there and for some reason, he felt the need to say that to me. You have to kind of forgive and not forget really, but it was just like wow. It was jarring. I look back on it and I was 15, which is really, really dark.’