Harry Potter actor Jessie Cave aka Lavender Brown says she was ‘treated like a different species’ on set after gaining weight


Harry Potter star Jessie Cave reveals that she was handled like ‘a different species’ on set after gaining weight between the final two movies. Jessie, who performed the position of Lavender Brown, within the movies is now a profitable writer, comic and illustrator. Because the movies, she is understood for her self-deprecating humour on stage in addition to in her cartoon-strip doodles.

Talking about her time on the Harry Potter units to The Unbiased, she mentioned, “I gained a lot of weight after doing Harry Potter, just because I wasn’t starving myself. “And I was growing up and that’s just what happens.” When she returned to movie Deathly Hallows elements 1 and a pair of, “I was treated like a different species. It was horrible. It was probably more me and my insecurity, knowing that I wasn’t fitting into the same size jeans, but it wasn’t a time where actresses were any bigger than a size eight. And in the previous film I had been, and now I was a size 12. So that was horrible. It was a really uncomfortable experience.”

Jessie Cave says that the eye she acquired from taking part in Lavender Brown ‘felt like a light being shone on her’. “But you get a bit bigger, or you’re not as relevant, and it goes off, and you have to make your way in the dark. I definitely felt invisible when I gained a little bit of weight.”

Within the Harry Potter franchise, Lavendar Brown was Ron Weasley’s  (Rupert Grint within the movies) annoying girlfriend. Later, she participates within the Battle For Hogwarts earlier than in the end dying.

Speaking about her expertise, she added, “And since then, it’s made me have weird issues with weight and work. And it’s so f***ed up, but it’s just how it is. Women have to deal with that all the time.”

Jessie has simply launched her new guide Sundown, which revolves round two sisters and their wrestle with grief. Caves mentioned that the story ‘definitely has her voice’.

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