Silverstone played Batgirl in the 1997 film directed by Joel Schumacher, telling The Guardian, “It was definitely not my favorite filming experience,” in part because of media attention about her weight. She said that an interviewer at the time even asked her for her bra size.
“They made fun of my body when I was younger,” she said. “It was hurtful but I knew they were wrong. I was not confused. I knew it was wrong to make fun of someone’s body shape, it doesn’t seem like the right thing to do to a human. “
Silverstone was named the worst supporting actress to the Razzies of 1998 for her role in the film.
After filming “Batman & Robin”, Silverstone says that she “stopped enjoying playing for a very long time” because of the experience.
“My body was just like that, that’s what I’m supposed to do, I love it so much, I need to find a way to do both, to be able to be an actress and activist at the same time so it’s what I did, “she said.
The 43-year-old actress is currently playing in the independent film “Bad Therapy” about a couple who meet a bad therapist to deal with relationship problems.
Fans hoping for an update to “Clueless”, the 1995 film that gained fame and critical acclaim, should not hold their breath. Silverstone told the Guardian, “I hope to be in the theater until I die. “