Responding to questions about her health and weight on Twitter, Lynskey wrote: “The story of my life since Yellow jacket premiered, The most serious was the sentence ‘I care about her health!’ people… b**** you don’t see me on My Skeleton! ”
The actor has appeared in shows like Complete any male house, Mrs America and stone castle, continued: “You don’t see me running through the park with my kids. Skinny is not always healthy.”
Lynskey, who stars on the show as Shauna alongside Juliette Lewis and Christina Ricci, previously discussed being bodyshamed on the set of the hit Showtime series.
She recently described how a crew member come close her about losing weight: “They asked me, ‘What are you going to do? I’m sure the manufacturers will find you a trainer. They would love to help you with this. ”
Lynskey also said: “It was really important to me [Shauna] to never comment on my body, not let me wear a dress and say, ‘I wish I looked a little better’.
“I find it important that this character just be comfortable and sexual and not think or talk about it, because I want women to be able to watch it and say, ‘Well, she looks like me and no one else. say she is fat. ‘ That representation is important.”
Best known for her role opposite Kate Winslet in Peter Jackson’s Creatures in the sky, Lynskey received critical acclaim for her performance in Yellow jacket. The show was recently renewed for a second season.
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