Eva Longoria reveals she ‘put on her male privilege pants’ to demand directorial role  

Eva Longoria reveals she ‘put on her male privilege pants’ to demand directorial role  


Eva Longoria has revealed she obtained her latest directing job after she channelled being a white man.

The actress, 45, was pitching to head up Flamin’ Hot, a biopic about the man who invented Cheetos.

Before the interview, she revealed she was given advice from her Desperate Housewives producer Brian Tanen which helped her land the job.

Changed attitude: Eva Longoria, 45, has revealed she obtained her latest directing job after she channelled being a white man

She told The Sun on Sunday: ‘I was practising pitching with him and he said, “Stop right there. Put on your male privilege pants and stop ASKING to do this movie. Walk in the room as if that movie’s yours and you’re directing it and tell them this is how you’re going to cast it, this is how you’re going to shoot it.”

‘And I…



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