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Paul Mescal Admits He Felt 'Objectified' After Normal People

Tara Walsh
Tara Walsh

11:51 2 Sep 2020


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Paul Mescal felt, 'objectified,' after Normal People

Normal People's Paul Mescal has revealed he felt, 'objectified,' after the show came out.

However, he's adamant that he won't let it get in the way of his career as an actor.

The Connell Waldron star opened up to Elle Magazine in a recent interview.

As quoted by Metro, he told them, 'I felt objectified after Normal People.'

'It’s to be expected, given the intimacy of my scenes, but it doesn’t make it easier.'

 

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Paul revealed, 'I daren’t read some of the intense DMs I receive.'

Despite this, it seems Paul is still passionate about his future as an actor.

He said, 'it’s not enough to put me off the industry.'

 

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Paul added that it was, 'a bit frightening,' how obsessed people were over his character's chain.

He said, 'The power of Connell’s chain was completely unexpected. And a bit frightening!'

'It became this totemic being that lived outside the show.'

 

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Meanwhile, Paul recently bagged a role in Maggie Gyllenhaal's directorial debut The Lost Daughter. 

For the casting lineup and more, go here.

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