I Was Told I Needed Plastic Surgery

Because apparently there are no roles for actresses who are “too Jewish-looking” (nevermind that I’m Italian).

Recently I took an acting class with a woman in Los Angeles, and it went as such: Do a scene, get feedback. While the other students received comments regarding their acting skills, I was called out of the room to get some private notes beginning with, What are we going to do about your face?”

Read her suggestions, my response and the entire insane story at XOJane.com

Disclaimer: This post was written by a Feministing Community user and does not necessarily reflect the views of any Feministing columnist, editor, or executive director.

Join the Conversation