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Jeremy Strong says New Yorker profile was ‘serious betrayal’

  • Jeremy Strong looked back at his profile for 2021 with Vanity Fair in The New Yorker.
  • Strong, 43, said he found it “ridiculous” following the release of his profile and subsequent remarks.
  • Celebrities came to Strong’s defense after Profiles discussed his approach to acting.

Jeremy Strong shared his thoughts on the 2021 New Yorker Profile, calling it a “serious betrayal.”

The “Success” star featured the following conversation with Profiles and Vanity Fair’s David Canfield in an article published Friday. Several of his fellow actors have urged him to publicly defend himself.

“Yeah. What do I say about that?” Strong, 43, told Vanity Fair. “It felt like a pretty serious betrayal of trust to me.”

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Jeremy Strong said he felt “ridiculous” after his profile was made public.

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Strong said the profile “may have ultimately said more about the person writing it and their perspective. It’s about who I am and what I feel about.” It’s a more useful perspective than

He then discussed his reaction to the ensuing discourse.

“The noise and fog afterwards: I think what I care about in the end is trying to feel as free as possible as an actor. Part of that is trying to isolate myself from all that people.” may say or think of you. You must free yourself from it.

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Jeremy Strong as Kendall Roy in “Succession.”

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He added:

A representative for The New Yorker did not immediately respond to Insider’s request for comment.

The New Yorker’s profile implied that Strong’s approach to acting could cause tension on set with his co-stars. came to Strong’s defense.

“I have known Jeremy Strong for 20 years and have worked with him on two films. murmured“The profile that came out about him was incredibly one-sided. Don’t believe everything you read. Snark sells, but it’s time to move beyond that.” It may be.”

Hathaway posted an Emmy-winning photo of Strong on Instagram.

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“At the end of the week, I want to send some love to Jeremy Strong, who I am so fortunate to have worked with twice and am proud to consider as a friend,” she wrote. I appreciate his thoughtfulness, honesty, authenticity, sweetness, depth, kindness and generosity, as well as his powerful intellect and extraordinary sensitivity.”

Strong’s co-star Justin Lupe said the profile showed Strong’s “relentless commitment.”

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