Actress Olivia Munn has been in hiatus for a while, due to her personal life and health. The 38 year old green-eyed beauty, explained she previously was part of a sexual harassment movement against director Brett Ratner in 2017.
She later defended herself the following year in 2018, after having been in the 2018 production of “The Predator”. Ironically, the title of the film is what she endured by Ratner, as he acted like a predator. The film was a flop at the box office however.
Munn later learned that she was in scenes with a registered sex offender in the film. She also was left with a full-body rash, which doctors couldn’t figure out at first. At first they believed that Munn had lupus. Later, it was determined that she came down with a serious rash. This likely was due to the stress she had over concerns about the Time’s Up movement.
When interviewed by Women’s Health Magazine for their July cover story, Munn said:
“One of the things that stresses me out more than anything, is how do we do right by [the people who spoke out]? It’s infuriating. We can’t tell stories about people and then not care about them. You can pretend to be a real-life hero in movies and TV shows and on Instagram, but the real advocates are the ones who stand beside the people who make a difference in the world.”
From her early interest in martial arts as a child, Munn has since turned to alternative therapies. Munn admitted she is now using infrared-heated crystal mats, magnet therapy and ancient Chinese healing techniques. Munn trains regularly in tae kwon do and follows a very strict diet, eating only 80% raw foods. She also only eats a small amount of carbs and certain meats.
Back in 2015, she was cast as Psylocke in the 2016 release of X-Men Apocalypse. From this, she rediscovered her fondness of martial arts in recent times. Even after everything she has done, she is having difficulty focusing on various meditation techniques.
Munn said, “I tried so hard [to meditate] for years, the tough thing for me about meditating is thinking, Am I doing it right? Did I do this for nothing? Do I have to start all over? My brain begins to spin. When you do martial arts, it makes you feel like you’re physically capable of anything. And the great side effect is that when you’re in your best shape, you actually will look your best too.”
She also admitted doing martial arts brings out her competitive side, which also helps her with a new role. “As much as I care about looking and feeling my best, it’s not enough of a motivation for me,” she said. “I need a goal of accomplishing something.”
Fans are eager to see where she will end up next.
(Source: People Magazine)