After filming Batman & Robin, Silverstone admitted that she “stopped loving acting for a very long time”.
“My body was just like, this is what I’m meant to do, I love it so much, I need to find a way to do both, to be able to be an actress and be an activist at the same time so that’s what I did,” she told the publication.
Speaking to Vanity Fair in 2018, Silverstone said that the ridicule she faced following Clueless was a “real turnoff”.
“When I was having my crazy moments post-Clueless, I was being called ‘Fat Girl’,” she said.
“It didn’t make me think, Oh yes, I’m going to try really hard to be [what you think I should be]. My response was, ‘Hell no.’ I had no interest in being famous or maintaining any kind of fame. If you told me that acting meant I was going to be called fat and have to do things a certain way, then I was like, ‘F off.'”
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