For Netflix’s Dumplin’, Jennifer Aniston is entering into a task not like any we have seen from her earlier than: Rosie, the pageant mother. Rosie is a former magnificence queen, with a teenage daughter who’s additionally leaping into the aggressive area. The 49-year-old actress revealed she introduced this character to life by drawing on private experiences. In an interview with Additional, Aniston opened up about how her strained relationship with her late mom, Nancy Dow, impressed this character.
“My mother and I all the time had form of a push and pull relationship. She was a mannequin and was raised throughout a time when her parental help wasn’t very sturdy, if any, so she was doing the perfect that she might do to show me what she was taught,” Aniston defined. “I actually linked to that within the film. There was that relationship . . . I felt plenty of empathy towards Rosie . . . she was simply doing the perfect she might.”
Along with this reference to Rosie, Aniston was additionally drawn to the function due to the movie’s inspirational message for younger ladies. She and singer Dolly Parton heard the story and determined to present their very own contributions to this touching venture. “It simply advised such a ravishing story that we’re in want of, I believe proper now, for younger ladies – by way of loving themselves, by way of supporting and nurturing feminine friendships and feminine empowerment,” Aniston mentioned. “It ticked plenty of the containers, and I used to be in a position to work with all these unbelievable ladies.”