53 year-old Mexican born American actress Salma Hayek has for the first time revealed what the directors whom she worked with wanted her to act in a certain way . In candid conversation she says she has been told to “sound dumber and speak faster” by directors in her career.
Hayek, who started her career on Mexican serial “Teresa” in 1989. The actress says she hasn”t been able to put the lessons into practice much during her career. In Hollywood she made heads turn while teaming up with Antonio Banderas in Desperado ( 1995). The actress may be 53 but shows no signs of losing her awesome sex appeal thanks to her enviable cleavage . And she has no qualms flaunting her super sexy upper body .
She went on to narrate an incident when was instructed to dumb herself down.
She said: “Unfortunately, I never had a lot of chances to do parts where I could use a lot of the things I learned. Or you learn them and they don”t let you. I”ve had directors say to me, ”Dumber and faster. Sound dumber and speak faster!””
In an interview to Total Film magazine, the “Like a Boss” actress revealed how she was inspired by her Polish teacher while growing up in Mexico, and her initial interactions with directors, reports femalefirst.co.uk.
“I had a Polish acting teacher in Mexico, and he taught me so many wonderful things aside from acting. You could never miss a class. One time, one of the people in the class didn”t come and showed up after three days with a paper from the doctor. He came over to him and said, ”Is that your death certificate?” He said, ”No”. And he said, ”You can walk out and never come back”,” she recalled.
The actress continued: “If you”re doing theatre, will you go to the audience and say you were sick? You were not sick enough. If you were in the hospital, I”d understand. But two days in bed … don”t show up with that paper to my class. This is not a joke. You are either committed to this class or you don”t belong here.”