The actress Thandiwe Newton He is going through a very difficult stage in his life. The separation from her husband of more than two decades, Ol Parker, would have plunged her into a spiral of self-destruction which even began to harm his career. From then on, the 49-year-old interpreter He decided in recent hours to voluntarily enter a rehabilitation center.
According to what was reported by the portal Page 6, Newton “started acting weird” while filming Magic Mike 3, film from which he recently decided to walk away, under unclear conditions. The actress, who stood out in the series Westworld with the great role of Maeve Millay which earned him an Emmy Award and two Critics’ Choicewas seen behaving erratically on multiple shoots, not just that of the movie starring Channing Tatum.
According to witnesses, Newton became concerned about his “poor state of health” and a notorious “emotional depression”.
“Thandiwe started doing weird things on set, she got affected by something, it was clear she was having a nervous breakdown which caused a lot of disruption in the filming. It was very obvious that he couldn’t play his part.”said a member of the team of Magic Mike 3 (Magic Mike’s Last Dance), where this rupture occurred which led the actress to move away from the theater and her family to seek treatment.
On another side, it was pointed out that the problems with her husband, from whom she separated without revealing details, prevented Thandiwe from carrying out her work normally. “She once took two bunnies to the hotel during filming because they gave her emotional support,” a source said.
Besides, Newton was very angry with her colleagues and with her agent in the UK, who has worked with her for over three decades, whom she fired without cause. A similar scenario was experienced by Gaby Mogerman, her representative in the United States, who rushed to Los Angeles to try to speak with the actress. “Thandiwe’s team wanted her to go to rehab for a long time to find support, but she refused,” a close friend of Newton told Page Six.. Eventually, the performer agreed and is currently believed to be in a clinic in Arizona.
Newton and her ex-husband, British writer, director and producer Ol Parker, married in 1998 and have three children together: teenagers Ripley and Nico, and youngest Booker Jombe.
At first it appeared that the slap of Will Smith to Chris Rock on stage at the Dolby Theater in Los Angelesin the midst of the Oscars, was the talk of the set of the film which had the actress as a co-star with Tatum. The actors shared the shoot for 10 days, until Thandiwe was suddenly kicked out of the project.
On Wednesday, it was announced that her role was in the hands of Salma Hayek and rumors of a fight with her partner began to resonate strongly.. One of the first media outlets to reference this release was The sun. The British newspaper reported that the two performers performed a discussion “of unimaginable violence”.
The event reportedly happened last week and reached ‘unbelievable levels’ before the actor left the set very upset. A member of the film crew revealed, “They argued over the Oscar debacle,” clearly referring to “Slapgate.” The same source added: “It was a tense exchange of words, but it suddenly escalated: Channing got in his car and disappeared.” Days later, the actor reportedly said, “I won’t be working with her anymore.”
The publication Vanity Fair reported that the two actors maintain a bond with the protagonists of this episode during the ceremony of the Academy: Newton shared a cast with Smith in the film. The pursuit of happiness, in 2006; while Jada Pinkett Smith was part of the cast of Magic Mike XXLfrom 2015. On another side, Zoë Kravitz, Tatum’s girlfriend, sided with Chris Rock with a post on Instagram: “Here’s a picture of my dress at the awards show where we’re apparently mugging people on stage,” writes the actress Batman.
Although neither Newton nor Tatum has commented on the fight, the actress’ publicist assured Daily mail that the version of an argument between them about the slap “is completely inaccurate”. Meanwhile, a Warner Bros. spokesperson released a statement confirming the actress’ departure from the project: “Thandiwe Newton has made the difficult decision to step down from the production of Magic Mike’s Last Dance to take care of family matters.