Emma Thompson: Dieting 'Screwed Up' My Body

The British actress reveals her dieting woes to the 'Guardian'
By Neal Colgrass,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 26, 2018 2:00 PM CDT
Actress Emma Thompson poses for photographers upon arrival at the premiere of the film "The Meyerowitz Stories" during the London Film Festival in London, Friday, Oct. 6, 2017.   (Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP)

(Newser) – Emma Thompson is no stranger to punchy interviews. The 59-year-old British actress—who recently joked with Yahoo Movies UK about Hollywood needing to "exhume" male actors to play opposite her—has opened up about her terrible dieting experience. "Dieting screwed up my metabolism, and it messed with my head," she tells the Guardian. "I've fought with that multimillion-pound industry all my life, but I wish I'd had more knowledge before I started swallowing their crap. I regret ever going on one." Click to see more on her feelings about marriage, Christianity, tidiness, and "what younger women have to encounter." (Read more actor stories.)

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