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Minnie Driver Opens Up About Almost Losing Her 'Good Will Hunting' Role Over This

Minnie Driver Opens Up About Almost Losing Her 'Good Will Hunting' Role Over This

Minnie Driver is opening up about how she almost lost her role in Good Will Hunting.

While promoting her memoir, the 52-year-old actress, who played Skylar in the film, revealed how she almost didn’t play the role because producer Harvey Weinstein believed “nobody would want to f*** her.”

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“I remember feeling so devastated until I realized, ‘Hold on, just consider the source for a minute. That is an unutterable pig — why on earth are you worried about this f*** saying that you are not sexy?’” Minnie recalled to The Telegraph.

However, she says, “there are ramifications of that: that maybe I am not going to be hired because people don’t think I have the sexual quality that is required.”

Looking back, Minnie mused, “How awful to think that I was one of the lucky ones [who escaped him] because he didn’t think I was f***able. And how amazing and wonderful that it has turned around and young men and women in my industry are not going to experience that.”

Previously, Minnie opened up about her role, which led to a romance with co-star Matt Damon. Here’s what she said…

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