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Jenna Ortega recollects “terrifying” time she needed to act as if on ecstasy

Jenna Ortega recollects “terrifying” time she needed to act as if on ecstasy


Wednesday actor Jenna Ortega has recalled the “terrifying” time she needed to act as if she was taking the drug ecstasy.

Talking to The Wall Road Journal, Ortega recalled the months of preparation she did for a scene in The Fallout the place her character has to take the drug.

“Earlier than the mission began, I bear in mind pondering, How do you be excessive on ecstasy?” she mentioned, explaining that her preparation for roles earlier than that was much less intense. In actual life, “you by no means know what you’re going to say subsequent or what your subsequent facial features goes to be, so I attempt not to try this for characters,” she advised the publication.

Going again to her position in The Fallout, she continued: “I’d movie myself doing loopy issues in my room.”

On the day of capturing her scene, director Megan Park requested Ortega to do stroll down a staircase, one thing she hadn’t rehearsed at house. “I realised I’ll by no means put together [like that] once more…as a result of the stress after I noticed these stairs and never having something that was usable was terrifying.”

Jenna Ortega has starred in 'You' and 'Wednesday'
Jenna Ortega pictured on the crimson carpet in 2023. CREDIT: Getty

Lately, Ortega opened up about poisonous trolls on “manipulative” social media in a brand new interview. As a part of Selection’s Actors-on-Actors sequence, Ortega additionally grew to become emotional when discussing the influence among the social media trolls have on her.

“Social media, what it does to anybody our age, it’s such a evaluating sport,” Ortega started. “It influences bandwagon mentality. It’s very manipulative,” she advised the publication.

Ortega went on to elucidate whereas she desires to channel her humour on social media, she’s cautious with posts as she doesn’t need individuals to misread them. She additionally mentioned that the extra well-known she has change into for the reason that launch of Wednesday, the extra trolling she faces.

“They see your vulnerability and twist it in a manner that you just don’t all the time anticipate,” she mentioned, earlier than breaking down in tears.

“It’s so unusual. Sorry, I didn’t imply to do that. It’s such a tough factor to stability. As a result of how do you be trustworthy with out jeopardising your personal well being and security? It’s very straightforward to really feel virtually uncontrolled.”

Since portraying Wednesday Addams in Netflix’s Wednesday, Ortega has starred in Scream VI and hosted Saturday Night time Stay. She was not too long ago solid in a sequel to Beetlejuice reverse Michael Keaton, set to be launched subsequent 12 months.

Ortega’s earlier credit embrace roles in Jane The Virgin, Disney channel sequence Caught In The Center and the second season of You.



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