Jennifer Garner revealed how Matthew McConaughey stopped her from quitting 'Dallas Buyers Club'
Jennifer Garnerhas revealed that Matthew McConaugheystopped her from quitting her acclaimed role in " Dallas Buyers Club."
- During an interview on "Tell Me More with Kelly Corrigan," Garner said that at the time she had just given birth to her third child with then-husband Ben Affleck, and she only took the role because of pressure from her agent.
- But the film's busy production schedule proved difficult for Garner who was still breastfeeding. "My boobs were freaking out," she said.
- She continued: "It was bedtime and we were doing some scene that was supposed to be light and I started crying and I was like: 'I have to quit. I have to go home and be with my kids. I just can't do this anymore.'"
- Garner said McConaughey pulled her aside and asked the crew to take a break so that Garner could pump in private, telling her: "You can do both. You've got it. You can do it."
Jennifer Garner has revealed that she almost walked away from her acclaimed role in "Dallas Buyers Club" until Matthew McConaughey persuaded her to stay.
During an interview on "Tell Me More with Kelly Corrigan," Garner, 48, said that at the time she had just given birth to her third child with then-husband Ben Affleck, and she only took the role because of pressure from her agent who said she had taken "so much time" away from acting to focus on her family.But the film's busy production schedule proved difficult for Garner who was still breastfeeding.
But Garner continued: "Sweet Matthew McConaughey pulled me aside and said: 'What is going on with you?'"And Garner explained that after their talk McConaughey asked the crew to take a break so that she could pump in private.
"From then on, whenever I needed to, I would give him a high sign and I would go take care of it," Garner said. "He said, 'You can do both. You've got it. You can do it.'"She added: "How much do I love that guy? I know, a lot." McConaughey, who had previously starred alongside Garner in 2009's "Ghosts of Girlfriends Past," went on to win an
During a recent interview on the "The Joe Rogan Experience," McConaughey revealed that he ate nothing but vegetables, egg whites, fish, and tapioca pudding to lose 50 pounds for the role.
"I did not torture myself. I was militant. The hardest part was making the damn choice," McConaughey said.Read More:
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