Before Sarah Jessica Parker was a Golden Globe-having, subway-riding shoe designer, she was just another ingénue struggling to get to the Jennifer Lawrence tipping point in her career where she would no longer have to adhere to Hollywood's standard of extreme thinness.
"I was about to do Honeymoon In Vegas, and before that, I was off to do another movie in Iowa," said Parker, who was then 27. "The producer of Honeymoon In Vegas was very concerned about me being fit for [the bikini scene in] Honeymoon In Vegas. So they sent a treadmill to Iowa."
This is an insult to both SJP and Iowa, because I am sure they have their own treadmills there, but no matter—by bringing up this incident, she's adding to the case file on the industry's sexism *and* getting the last laugh.
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