'The Office' Star Jenna Fischer Feels Pressure to Maintain Weight
In an interview with Redbook, The Office star Jenna Fischer admits she feels pressure to maintain weight as an actress.
"In a normal job, if you gain or lose a few pounds, it's no big deal," she says. "But in my business you have to tell someone so that the next time you go to a fitting, the clothes are the right size. It's really embarrassing to have to say to your manager, 'I'm now a 6 pant instead of a 4.' E-mails go out, and they cc the agents: 'Jenna would like everyone to know that she's now a 6 pant.'"
This is why actresses obsess about their weight, she says: "It's not a private affair."