Hollywood stars often suffer for their art - particularly when it comes to the gruelling costumes they often have to wear to recreate historical dramas. Namely, the corset.
Although the constraints of a corset can reflect the limitations of women's rights during those periods, it can also have serious physical effects on those wearing it.
Here are 10 actresses speaking out about the physical and emotional torment of wearing the restrictive garment below...
The Poldark star revealed she named her former corset “Cruella”due to the pain it inflicted upon her.
The 30-year-old actress shared a black and white image of herself wearing it on set on Instagram, and added the caption: “Who wants to eat too much food for two weeks & then put Cruella the corset on? She’s back. And she’s mean.”
Reed later told Radio Times: “[The corsets] are so tight I can only eat soup and smoothies.”