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    Charlize Theron Said Being Asked To Play Wonder Woman's Mom Was A Slap In The Face

    "This is a great example of how Hollywood slaps you in the face when you start aging."

    This week, Long Shot co-stars Charlize Theron and Seth Rogen were guests on Watch What Happens Live With Andy Cohen.

    During the episode, a fan called in to ask Charlize to address the rumors that she had turned down the lead role in Wonder Woman.

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    Gal Gadot played Wonder Woman in the 2017 movie.

    She went on to explain that she had never been offered the role of Wonder Woman in the first place — she was offered the role of Wonder Woman’s mom instead.

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    "So, somebody had said to me, 'Oh, there's action on this thing, Wonder Woman. We just want to make you aware of it.' And I was like, 'I'm not familiar with it. I don't really know, like...what does Wonder Woman do?'"

    "And this person said, 'No, it's for Wonder Woman's mom.'"

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    FWIW, Connie Nielsen went on to play Diana/Wonder Woman's mom, Queen Hippolyta.

    “This is a great example of how Hollywood slaps you in the face when you start aging,” she explained, later adding, “It was the defining moment where I crossed over and I wasn’t fully aware of it.”

    Me, reacting to this story vs. Me, realizing Gal Gadot and Charlize Theron are only nine years apart in age and that's not how math works:

    Hollywood, amirite?

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    You can watch the whole interview here!

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