Bella Thorne does not approve of her underage photos.
During an interview with The Hollywood Reporter published Sunday, the 25-year-old revealed that she had to “tell someone off” at the Sundance Film Festival last month after they pressed her to sign some unwelcome photos. The Divinity actress explained:
“I normally don’t tell them off but they offended me. It was this guy and he was shoving photos in front of me and I looked away for a second and looked back and there was a photo of me from my GQ magazine cover. It’s super sexy and my butt is out and I’m wearing lingerie and I’m topless. I said I wouldn’t sign that and he took it away and then put it back in front of me again. I said, ‘No, I’m not signing that.’ He pulled out another photo of a magazine with another sexy image. He was like, ‘Come on, Bella. Sign it for me.’ I didn’t like it. It was inappropriate.”
She told him MULTIPLE times that she was uncomfortable signing those specific photos, yet he kept at it… And WORSE… He pulled out some photos of Bella from when she was under 18 years old, which really did not sit well with her:
“There was some stuff there from a Candies campaign that I did when I was 16 and it was clear that he wanted me to sign things that were viewed as sexy and even underage and I was like, ‘Give me something else.’ He said, ‘Aren’t they all sexy?’ No, enough is enough. But I get it, they have to make money and everyone has a job so I get that. It was just that I was under 18 and it’s inappropriate.”
She added that while looking back on the photoshoots now as an adult, she “wouldn’t do that now,” but believes she actually “made it out pretty clean” for the most part:
“I could’ve done so many worse things as so many teenagers do. I didn’t have really rough issues with mental [health] or get stuck in a really dark place where you don’t want to get out of bed. I mean, I’ve definitely been there but I have been pretty lucky.”
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