The hit film Monster may have won Charlize Theron an Oscar, but not everyone saw potential in her performance that came along with a physical transformation to better look the part. Released in 2003, Monster was directly based on the story of Aileen Wuornos, a prostitute turned serial killer who murdered six men between 1989 and 1990. Though she claimed to have acted in self-defense, Wuornos was executed for the killings in 2002.
After a Monster financier said her makeover made her too “ugly,” Charlize Theron joined the film as a producer to help keep her look the same. Read More