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Maya Hawke blasted her well-known dad and mom’ era in Hollywood throughout a latest interview, arguing that it was so much simpler for them to get well-known in a pre-viral world.
The daughter of A-list stars Ethan Hawke and Uma Thurman spoke candidly for an interview with Nylon during which she mentioned every thing from her critics crying nepotism to the way in which her well-known dad and mom braced her for stardom after she determined to develop into an actress.
The “Stranger Things” star told the outlet that her dad and mom had very completely different items of recommendation for her when she started her profession, together with her mother warning her in regards to the struggles girls specifically face within the public eye.
“Because this industry is so much tougher on women, my mom had reservations about me, not becoming an actor, but becoming a public figure,” Hawke stated. “The emphasis that the business puts on your appearance, the emphasis the business puts on your age — on all sorts of things that have nothing to do with your ability to act.”
“My mom understands in a different way from my dad how difficult that is,” Hawke explains. “Because the voices are not as strong, the whispers are not as strong in men’s ears.”
Though she appreciated her mother’s recommendation, she couldn’t assist however muse on the completely different era that her dad and mom got here to fame in.
“It just used to be more glamorous,” she defined, noting a discount in main movie budgets. “It’s not so glamorous anymore. There’s almost no such thing as a movie star anymore. There can be an appearance of one for a second. Now there’s a bajillion actors with a following. It’s a lot more everyman.”
Later within the interview, she doubled down on these ideas, going so far as to say that the ignorance of her dad and mom’ era, “f—ed us.”
“I was talking to my friend the other day about this and we’re just so annoyed at our parents’ generation. They had it so easy. They were all just high and driving around in cool, gas-guzzling cars. Destroying our environment and voting for the wrong people, and having no wars and no plagues and no pandemics,” she stated. “We’re in our 20s, we’re supposed to be having fun, and doing drugs and partying. But instead… We’re going to SoulCycle and trying to outlive our planet. We have a horrible president, and it’s just really irritating. They really f—ed us.”
Regardless of her opinions on how her dad and mom got here up, the household appears to be doing nicely whereas dwelling collectively beneath coronavirus quarantine. In March, she shared a video to Instagram of herself singing with her family, which included sisters Clementine and Indiana and her well-known father, in fact.
Ethan’s son Levon additionally joined in on the enjoyable, enjoying guitar alongside his dad.