For decades, actresses in period piece films have come away with one major gripe: the corsets.
Emma Stone, who plays a servant rising through the ranks in Queen Anne’s court in The Favourite, recently opened up about her own suffering at the hands of the outdated garment.
“For the first month, I couldn’t breathe,” she told The Graham Norton Show’s namesake host. “I would smell menthol and it would make me think I was in a wide-open space and could breathe for a moment in time.”
Oh, and if you think oxygen deprivation is rough, you should try rearranging your organs (JK, please don’t).