Jessica Chastain urged extras in one in every of her George & Tammy live performance scenes to disregard Tammy Wynette’s Run, Lady, Run lyrics.
The Oscar-winning actress performs the nation singer alongside Michael Shannon as her well-known musician husband George Jones within the new miniseries.
In a single scene, Chastain needed to carry out Wynette’s 1970 normal Run, Lady, Run onstage in entrance of a crowd of younger extras. Earlier than taking pictures the scene, she warned them to not take any discover of the outdated lyrics.
“I seemed out in any respect these candy, younger faces staring up at me and mentioned, ‘Women: I don’t need you to take heed to the lyrics of this music. Please. I like Tammy, however she didn’t consider this. She was married 5 occasions, so don’t take any of this as gospel,'” she recalled telling the gang in an interview with The Guardian.
In Run, Lady, Run, Wynette sings, “Return to him and make things better up the easiest you possibly can,” and “You might not discover, Real love once more, So go dwelling when you nonetheless can, And discover a option to work it out, Along with your man.”
Chastain admitted to the publication that the lyrics personally offended her and are a troublesome promote for a contemporary viewers.
Summing up the music, the 45-year-old added, “Principally, you are not going to seek out another person, so return to your man.”
George & Tammy was launched in December.
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