Jennifer Garner might not have been in the “Dallas Buyers Club” without Matthew McConaughey.
The “Peppermint” star revealed in a recent interview that she was ready to quit after experiencing emotional breakdown on set.
Garner, 48, had just returned to the trade after the birth of her third child, Samuel, 8, and starred in the 2013 drama to make a comeback.
“So I took it, and that’s why,” she said on “Tell me more with Kelly Corrigan.” “Because it was time for me to get back to work. ”
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The actress then revealed that the working environment of the “Dallas Buyers Club” was very taxing as they shot the film in 21 days due to McConaughey’s extreme weight loss, 50, and the weight loss. extreme of Jared Leto for their roles.
“There was never a 10 minute break,” said the “Peppermint” star. It became a challenge for her because she could not withdraw to express her son’s breast milk.
Garner recalls, “My breasts were panicking. It was bedtime, and we were doing a scene that was supposed to be light, and I started to cry and I was like, ‘I have to stop. I have to come home and be with my kids. I can’t do this anymore. ”
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The mom of three became emotional, saying, “And sweet Matthew McConaughey pulled me aside and said, ‘What’s going on with you?’ ‘The actor, she explained, interrupted filming and told the crew that Garner needed a break.
“And from there, whenever I needed it, I would give her a good sign and I was going to take care of it,” she shared. “He said, ‘You can do both. You have it. You can do it.’ ”
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Garner added, “How much do I love this guy? I know a lot of things. “