Robin Wright: Hollywood is hard if you have integrity

May 16 2014, 10:56am CDT | by

Robin Wright: Hollywood is hard if you have integrity

Robin Wright thinks Hollywood is a difficult place "if you have integrity".

The 'House of Cards' star refused to take "wife and arm candy" roles which would have raised her profile, and instead concentrate on raising her daughter Dylan, 23, and son Hopper, 20, with ex-husband Sean Penn while waiting for a properly engaging part to play.

She told Town and Country magazine: "Hollywood is difficult to navigate if you have integrity, so I opted not to work if there wasn't enough to do in a role, which doesn't have to do with the role's size.

"If there's nothing for me to do as an actress, that's frustrating ... I'd rather go work at a menial labor job, where I can actually get my hands dirty."

The 48-year-old actress admits her decision to stand back had an affect on her, adding: "In a sense it hurts, because you're like, 'I want to play too! I just don't want to play that way.

"I'm not up there with Kate Winslet and Julia Roberts. I don't sell tickets. I've known that for a long time."

Robin - who is now engaged to be married to Ben Foster - also said she had considered plastic surgery.

She added: "I was really considering that stuff, because in Hollywood the pressure's there.

You better lift that face and pump those lips and hike those boobs! And I was like, 'I don't want to do that. I'm going to get older. I'm going to have wrinkles!' "

Although she didn't opt for full surgery, Robin has previously admitted she has "the tiniest sprinkle of Botox twice a year."

 
 
 

<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/28" rel="author">Bang Showbiz</a>
BANG Showbiz is the world's premier entertainment news agency providing the most exciting celebrity news to online, print and broadcast media outlets across the globe.

 

blog comments powered by Disqus

Latest stories

Star Trek&#039;s Renaissance Man Leonard Nimoy, dead at 83
Leonard Nimoy, Star Trek's Renaissance Man, Dead at 83
Leonard Nimoy passed away on February 27, 2015, at the age of 83 as the world mourns the loss of a beloved entertainer.
 
 
Harrison Ford returns in Denis Villeneuve&#039;s Blade Runner Sequel
Harrison Ford returns to Denis Villeneuve's Blade Runner Sequel
The director who directed magnificent movies like Prisoners and Enemy will be directing the new Blade Runner sequel movie and Harrison Ford will be returning for the sequel to reprise his role as Rick Deckard.
 
 
Lupita Nyong&#039;o Oscars Pearl Dress worth $150000 is stolen
Lupita Nyong'o Oscars Pearl Dress worth $150000 is stolen
Lupita Nyong'o Custom made Calvin Klein dress made up of 6000 pearls she wore on the Academy awards red carpet was stolen yesterday from her hotel room in West Hollywood.
 
 
Margot Robbie slapped Leonardo DiCaprio  to land ‘Wolf of Wall Street’
Margot Robbie slapped Leonardo DiCaprio to land ‘Wolf of Wall Street’
The April 2015 issue of the magazine Harper’s Bazaar UK will be featuring Margot Robbie on the front cover with an interview and exclusive feature.