Evan Rachel Wood: My Vanity Fair Cover Shoot Made Me Feel "Like Meat"

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"I was 15 and felt for the first time my identity being erased and the pressure to shut up and do what you are told"

Evan Rachel Wood did not enjoy her first experience shooting a Vanity Fair cover. 

After one of her Twitter followers posted a throwback pic of Wood from the magazine's 2003 cover, the True Blood actress responded with a series of tweets criticizing the issue's shoot.

"I was almost in tears after this shoot," wrote Wood, who was 15 when she posed for the magazine's "Young Hollywood" issue. The actress explained that she didn't feel comfortable in the dress that was chosen for her but was told there wasn't time to tailor it.

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Wood, 27, said she also wasn't given her choice of shoes and that she and the other actresses were then lined up and evaluated. 

"I was 15 and felt for the first time my identity being erased and the pressure to shut up and do what you are told," Wood wrote. "I felt like meat. Since then, I have found my voice. Never again."

Wood added that she has since appeared on the Vanity Fair cover and had a "lovely" experience.

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