Florence Pugh just wants to enjoy her fashion choices without any apologies.
The “Oppenheimer” actress caused a stir by wearing revealing outfits to fashion shows and red carpet events, prompting Pugh to defend herself after the online backlash. in Interview In Elle UK magazine, published on Tuesday, Pugh explained to fellow British actress Jodie Turner-Smith why she chose to wear sheer clothing. Valentino tulle dress in hot pink from last summer.
“When things went wrong with my pink Valentino dress a year ago, my nipples were showing through a piece of fabric, which really hurt people. It’s the freedom people are afraid of, and the fact that I’m so relaxed and happy. She said in the interview conducted before the SAG-AFTRA strike: “Keeping women down by commenting about their bodies has worked for a very long time.”
But Pugh thinks the tides are starting to change, and people aren’t paying much attention to other people’s comments about their bodies.
“Unfortunately, we’ve become so terrified of the human body that we can’t even look at my cute little nipples behind the canvas in a non-sexual way. We have to keep reminding everyone that there’s more than one reason for women’s bodies (to exist),” Pugh said. “
As someone who has “always” been interested in loud, interesting and colorful clothes, Pugh describes herself as wanting to “be bold and rock a bit of a scene”. And her fashion experience has helped her become more confident in recent years, including red carpet events.
“The more you enjoy it, the more (people) will see that you enjoy it,” she said of the clothes she wears.
She added, “When I put on my (see-through) dresses, every woman I walked past would say, ‘You look like you’re having a lot of fun.’ And I was!”
Florence Pugh isn’t trying to “hide my cellulite on my thighs” with her fashion choices
“I talk the way I talk about my body because I’m not trying to hide the cellulite on my thighs or the ropes between my arms and my breasts,” Pugh told Turner Smith in response to a question about embracing our bodies. I think the scariest thing for me is the instances where people got upset because I showed “too much” of myself.”
In which Instagram share “The interesting thing is how easily men can destroy a woman’s entire body, publicly and proudly, for all to see,” Pugh wrote about the controversy surrounding her hot pink dress last year.
“Fortunately, I have come to terms with the complexities of my body that make me who I am,” she said. “I’m happy with all the ‘flaws’ I couldn’t bear to look at when I was 14.”
Pugh explained: “It’s not the first time and it certainly won’t be the last time a woman has been told what is wrong with her body by a crowd of strangers, what is troubling is how vulgar some of you guys are.” “So many of you have wanted to tell me so strongly… how embarrassed I should be about being ‘flat-chested.’” “I’ve lived in my body for so long. I am very aware of the size of my breasts and I am not afraid of it.”
Contributing: Edward Segarra, USA TODAY
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