Salma Hayek, like many other movie celebrities had to go through tough times to earn their income. Many times, actors and actresses go beyond their moral stance to please directors of a movie and earn their paychecks. If everyone chose not to do what the movie director asked of them, then how would they fit their bills? However, as time goes on, things begin to change and directors start seeing the relevance of having actresses like Hayek in the projects.
Severally, celebrities have opened up on the ridiculous things movie directors asked them to do on set. While some complied with these instructions, others decided to leave for another project. In Hayek’s case, she recently revealed that a director asked her to ‘sound dumber and speak faster’ on set. Yes! That’s surprising right? Well it did happen. Make no mistake, Hayek has gotten to this position in her career due to her extraordinary acting talent and a lot of people are proud of her achievements.
According to Daily Mail, Hayek mentioned roll Total Film that she would love to work with an acting teacher that is based in Mexico. Her reason was that she had always learned to be detailed in everything she did on set. However, she did mentioned that most of the things she picked up during her career, was not allowed in most projects. Therefore, she felt as if her wings that should have been stretched were cut every time she met a new film director.
The “Like A Boss” actress however mentioned that all the things she had learned as an actress have stuck to her, even if she was not always allowed to explore them.
Hayek also revealed a devastating experience during one of her acting lessons. One of the students showed up three days after being absent with a doctor’s report in his hand. When the director approached him, he asked if he was holding his death certificate. When the sick student replied no, the next statement that came forth was; “You can walk out and never come back.”
Hayek also stated that her teacher was not only strict about lateness, he had other things he would not take from him students. According to her, one time, performed an scene where she had to sweep the floor thoroughly and he cut her shot in the middle of it.
“Sir down, you’re not coming up here for two weeks because you don’t seek correctly. You have to do the research about every single detail. You have to live every single prop.” He said to her.