Amanda Seyfried was “stunned” by men’s reactions to the famous “bad girl” scene

In “Bad Girls”, Amanda Seyfried it offered one of the most stealthily sweet and undeniably hilarious performances of the early years, earning a ton of praise, industry credibility and, it’s revealing now, the “gross” attention of men around the world.

The actor is consecrated in pop culture history for starring in the high school comedy as the lovable incapable Karen Smith, who believes she has a special “ESPN” power to predict the weather with her breasts.

In one of the film’s most famous moments, Seyfried’s character delivers an on-air weather report as he fondles himself to boldly proclaim: “There’s a 30% chance it’s already raining.”

talking with Marie Claire for a new profile released on Tuesday, Seyfried revealed the unfortunate consequence of the often-cited scene.

“I’ve always felt really grossed out by this,” she said at the outlet, noting she was constantly accosted by “mostly guys” who asked her if it was raining. “I was like 18. It was just great. “

Amanda Seyfried participates in Variety’s Power of Women 2022 in May.

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Seyfried went on to explain that she made choices to avoid the spotlight in her post-“Mean Girls” career, noting, “Being really famous. [young] it must really suck.

“It must make you feel completely insecure in the world,” he added. “I see these younger actors who think they need to be safe. They think they need to have an assistant. They think their whole world has changed. It can get stressful. I’ve seen it happen to my peers. So, I bought a farm. I was like, let’s go the other way. “

Seyfried now lives on a 30-acre farm in upstate New York with her husband, actor Thomas Sadoski, and their two children.

Despite her recent portrayal of Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes in Hulu’s “The Dropout” and her Oscar-nominated performance in Netflix’s “Mank”, Seyfried said he appreciated the perks of being “a little bit recognizable”, but never “super famous”.

“It was the healthiest trajectory. [It’s] not a scary peak, “he said.” I have my priorities. I know who I am, I know where I’m going. I know what it’s like. It means I have to do what I love. “

“Mean Girls” was Seyfried’s first ever film role, as he had only worked on television, primarily in soap operas, prior to his breakthrough in the Tina Fey-directed film.

“I just hit my mark, and all these other bells and whistles that I’ve never seen before, it was really daunting and exciting,” he said of getting the part in Variety’s. “Actors in the actor series. “I’ve never had expectations of anything. I was just happy to be working as an actor, to get paid to talk in actual dialogue, instead of being in the background. “

Last year, Seyfried shared a good memory of the film, publish a return to the past shot of the behind-the-scenes cast, which he titled: “#FBF weekend in 2003, baby”.

The photo served as a virtual “Mean Girls” reunion, with various cast members letting their comments slip. “Such a fun time! A great team! ” Lindsay Lohan wrote, with Lacey Chabert adding in a separate post: “Ohhh emmm damn. Oh. How many good memories.”