Mara had already starred in the films “Papá por siempre” (1993) and “Miracle on 34th Street” (1994), but it was “Matilda” (1996) that marked her life forever.
Despite early fame and fortune as a child, WilsonWHO Today he is 35 years old, he claims that the film ruined his life and career. After the great success of “Matilda”, the young woman moved away from acting and now focuses on acting Mental health care and the rights of the LGBTQ+ community (in 2016 he declared himself bisexual).
In an interview with a British newspaper guardianWilson made sure she always felt safe on set, especially since then His mother died of breast cancerBut the most difficult moments came with the press on the Internet: “There were people who sent me inappropriate letters And they were posting things about me on the internet. At the age of 12, I saw what was posted on the Internet and saw some very sad things. “People don’t realize how hard it is to talk to the press all the time,” he said.
She also said that fans had high expectations from her after her role as Matilda When they met in person, they were disappointed.
Fans expected me to be just as smart, beautiful and charming, and in the end, I got a pointless rejection.”
This was the reason why today he is completely removed from the world of cinema: “I associated those situations with the world of Hollywood in which If you are not beautiful, you will not succeed, and because of that I stopped my career.”Wilson admitted.
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