“It doesn’t feel like a loss to admit that,” said the actress, producer and daughter of former news anchor Brian Williams.
Allison Williams has chimed in on the Nepo baby talk.
In an interview with Wired where she discusses her career and the meme-generating new movie M3GAN, the former Girls star is candid about her approach to press duties and how she handles being the daughter of former news anchor Brian to be Williams.
“It doesn’t feel like a loss to admit that,” she said of working as an actress with famous parents. “When you trust your own abilities, I think it becomes very easy to acknowledge them.”
Williams’ career proves her point; Elsewhere in the interview, she shared that her “M3GAN” contract negotiations to play the creator of the titular AI creature – who would take care of her newly orphaned niece before going on a bloody killing spree – with the offer of an executive producer role went hand in hand. one she threw herself into with gusto.
“I think they assumed, ‘She doesn’t want to know which toy brands we deleted,’ but they were terribly wrong,” Williams said. And her time working on the initial marketing paid off when the trailer was released and the internet became obsessed with the dead-eyed dancing robot at the center of the film last October.
Williams isn’t the only celebrity to have famous parents get asked about the current Nepo baby talk. After New York Magazine ran a massive series of articles about the concept that went viral on social media, everyone from O’Shea Jackson Jr. to Lily Allen chimed in.
Jamie Lee Curtis (daughter of movie stars Tony Curtis and Janet Leigh) called herself “an OG Nepo baby” and posted a lengthy Instagram caption in which she described the conversation as “designed to try to belittle, disparage and hurt.” ‘ denounced.
And Glass Onion star Kate Hudson told The Independent: “The nepotism thing, I mean… I don’t really care. I look at my kids and we are a storytelling family. It’s definitely in our blood. People can call it what they want, but it’s not going to change that.” Hudson also pointed out that nepotism is far more prevalent (with poorer outcomes) in other industries. “I’ve been in business meetings where I’m like, ‘Wait, whose kid is this? Like that person doesn’t know anything!’” she said. “I don’t care where you’re from or what your relationship with the business is — if you work hard and kill it, it doesn’t matter.”
https://www.indiewire.com/2022/12/allison-williams-nepo-babies-m3gan-1234795148/ Allison Williams on Nepo Babies: “Trust Your Own Ability”