“I think he was baffled by me because my boobs weren't bigger than my head and I wasn't blonde.” “I'd just had my daughter and had lost weight,” she went on to explain.
“But was told that if I got the part, I'd have to work out.
Beckinsale took to Twitter on Sunday to deny the rumours, reports uk.
“Then when he was asked about me, he'd say, ‘Kate wasn't so attractive that she would alienate the female audience.’” interview from May 2001 confirms Beckinsale’s comments.
When Bay was asked why he chose Beckinsale, he said he didn’t want an actress who “was too beautiful”.
The 44-year-old actress - who has 18-year-old Lily with former partner Michael Sheen - has had to work hard to give the teenager her own space...
Kate Beckinsale's entire career has been a ''surprise'' to her.
The 'Underworld' actress insists she has never had a plan in place for her future, and didn't set out to make her name in any particular...
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