Oscar Winner Sally Field Told She “Wasn’t Pretty Enough” To Be On The Big Screen


Sally Field, best known for her roles in iconic movies like
Steel Magnolias, Mrs. Doubtfire, Norma Rae, and Forrest Gump, faced some serious haters
before reaching the top.

While Sally was a TV regular on shows like Gidget, the
actress hoped to transition into film. Her management, however, had different
ideas, telling the brunette she simply “wasn’t pretty enough” for the silver

"When I decided I needed to back out of TV
altogether, I told him, 'I'm not going do any more TV' and he said, 'Well
that's ridiculous. You can't do that, you can't get into film. You're not
pretty enough. You're not good enough,' " Sally said at the Simmons Leadership Conference in
Boston, reports People.     

"And I said, 'You're fired.' And at the same time, I also left my
husband because he was like, 'Well, what will we do? We don't have any money.'
And I said, 'Well get out.' "       

And, we couldn’t agree more with the advice the 68-year-old
actress would give her 25-year-old self.    

"Your thighs are as good as they're ever going to get," Sally said. "So bend down and kiss them, and quit criticizing them."     Amen to that, sister.

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