Jessica Chastain’s Tammy Faye Bakker makeup took hours to apply

(L-R) Tammy Faye and Jim Bakker, Jessica ChastainPhotograph: Scott Miliman (AFP by way of Getty Images), Eamonn M. McCormack (Getty Images)One of the important thing promoting factors for The Eyes Of Tammy Faye, the upcoming biopic about televangelist and eyelash icon (eye-con?) Tammy Faye Bakker (not to be confused with the 2000 documentary of the identical identify), is the makeup. Among different issues, Bakker’s look set her other than the 700 Clubs of the world, and very like when individuals went gaga for Steve Carrell’s nostril in Foxcatcher, The Eyes Of Tammy Faye guarantees a few of that uncanny allure. Speaking with People, the movie’s titular Bakker, Jessica Chastain, did her homework. After spending 10 years researching the televangelist, she additionally dedicated to spending greater than 4 hours a day within the makeup chair. As teenagers like to say, “She at all times understands the task” and is a “whole vibe.”“Every second, I had one thing on my face,” Chastain informed People. “I’ve a dimple in my chin that she didn’t have, so we might seal that up. Her face was extra spherical than mine, so I might have issues on my cheeks. [Makeup artists Linda Dowds, Stephanie Ingram, and Justin Raleigh’s] experience simply helped me a lot with my confidence in enjoying her.”Chastain’s curiosity in Bakker runs deeper than the makeup, although. In addition to exploring Bakker’s help for the LGBTQ neighborhood throughout the AIDS disaster. “In a time when individuals had been even afraid to say AIDS, we had this feminine televangelist. And she was a minister too in her personal proper.”But like I, Tonya earlier than it, Chastain goals to present one other aspect of Bakker, who turned a maligned media persona. “Even the factor in regards to the mascara working down her face,” she stated. “There will not be one image of her with mascara working down her face in actuality. But individuals had been at all times making her right into a clown and punishing her for the errors of her husband, which all all through historical past girls have been the sufferer of, atoning for the sins of males.” In her analysis, Chastain says she additionally discovered sympathy for Jessica Hahn, with whom Bakker’s ex-husband had an affair. “I discovered an article the place Jessica was interviewed and she or he principally stated she was re-traumatized again and again, by individuals speaking in regards to the incident and about her and that she needed to be left alone.” The Eyes Of Tammy Faye hits theaters on September 21.

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