Finally, Amy Jackson spoke up about being badly trolled on her new look in which she was compared to Cillian Murphy.
Amy Jackson, the talented British actress known for her roles in Indian cinema, recently faced criticism and trolling on social media for her ‘Cillian Murphy look. She is became the subject of online trolling when she posted pictures of her new look on Instagram. Many netizens compared her appearance to that of Irish actor Cillian Murphy, best known for his role as Thomas Shelby in the popular television series “Peaky Blinders.” The trolling comments included remarks about her transformation, with some users questioning her choice to adopt a look reminiscent of Cillian Murphy. Critics expressed surprise and confusion at the sudden change in her appearance.
Amy Jackson Response:
Rather than keep quiet in the face of trolling Amy Jackson decided to address the issue head-on. In an recent interview, Amy said she was hurt by the comments she came across. However, she felt “over the moon” by the comparisons made with Cillian as also noted here.
Amy Jackson Cillian Murphy
In an interview with the Times of India- she said “I’m an actor and I take my job very seriously. For the last month, I’ve been filming a new project in the UK. So, for the character I am playing, I had to slim down and fully commit myself to the role.”
Some people called her looked ‘ugly’ on this she said- The online outcry from the (mainly male) Indian demographic is quite sad. I’ve worked with male co-stars who had to drastically change their look for a film, and they were highly praised for it. The moment a woman does it through unusual hair and makeup which doesn’t conform to their idealism of beauty, they think they have the right to troll you.”
The actress also expressed gratitude for the support she received from her true fans, who understand the demands and challenges of the entertainment industry. She thanked them for their unwavering support throughout her career. She said often-underestimated demands placed on actors in the film industry. While the general public may not fully comprehend the physical and emotional toll that such transformations can take, actors like Jackson frequently go to great lengths to embody their characters convincingly.
Over the years, Amy Jackson has appeared in several Tamil, Telugu, and Hindi films. Some of her notable movies include “Ekk Deewana Tha,” “Singh Is Bliing,” “I,” and “2.0,” in which she starred alongside Rajinikanth and Akshay Kumar. She gained recognition for her performances and garnered a fan following in the Indian film industry.
Published by HOLR Magazine.