Simu Liu Waxed His Entire Body for Barbie Role: ‘One of The Most Painful Experiences of My Life’

Simu Liu Waxed His Entire Body for Barbie Role: ‘One of The Most Painful Experiences of My Life’

Simu Liu obtained the total makeover therapy for subsequent yr’s Barbie film – and says it was a studying expertise he’ll always remember.

The Marvel actor, 33, revealed he waxed his total physique for the Warner Bros. movie, calling it “some of the painful experiences” of his life in his latest interview with The Unbiased.

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“Waxing has been an training to say the least,” Liu instructed the outlet.

“It was some of the painful experiences of my life. I’ve such a newfound admiration for the extremely courageous girls who undergo this on a month-to-month foundation.”

Liu stars within the film alongside Margot Robbie, who performs the film’s iconic doll character. Although the actor’s function within the film stays unknown, the added info is main followers to consider he’ll be portraying one of many Ken dolls.

He joins Ryan Gosling, who’s stepping in to play Ken, and America Ferrera among the many forged.

BARBIE Copyright: © 2022 Warner Bros. Leisure Inc. All rights reserved. Picture Credit score: Jaap Buitendijk Caption: MARGOT ROBBIE as Barbie in Warner Bros. Footage’ “BARBIE,” a Warner Bros. Footage launch.

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The Shang-Chi star beforehand stated that he agreed to hitch the forged after his agent personally vouched for the movie, saying it had probably the greatest scripts he is ever learn.

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“He actually stated this verbatim,” Liu instructed British GQ final month. “He was like, ‘If I may stake my profession on anyone script, it is the Barbie script. I actually suppose you need to do it.'”

Liu went on to share he felt his expertise on a school dance crew one way or the other made the distinction in his audition and helped him land the function in director Greta Gerwig’s film.

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“Greta was speaking about how a lot she cherished watching males dance, as a result of it is such an expression of artistry you are not used to seeing from typical males,” Liu recalled of the second he instructed her about his previous expertise.

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“She audibly guffawed, she giggle-screamed – after which I received the half,” he concluded.

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