In many ways, I felt I was already like her. I loved reading. I loved having the house to myself. Eventually I mastered the art of pancake making — though my pancakes were never as beautiful as hers — and if I pretended hard enough, I thought I could move objects with my mind.
After that movie, Wilson stepped away from movie roles to focus on her education. JustNabz AskMara pic. In an extract printed in The Guardian , Wilson talks about how, at aged 12, she "made the mistake" of searching her name on the nascent internet. She writes how one set of search results "linked to a website with a description that said, 'If you want Mara Wilson nude and sex pictures, click here'. Maybe there was some kind of porn actress who had the same name. Or what if I had been drugged and kidnapped and then somehow made to forget the whole thing? I burst into tears.
Mara Wilson has revealed she was inundated with questions about her love life from journalists since she was just six years old. The year-old actress, best known for her role in the adaptation of Road Dahl's Matilda , said interviewers would perpetually ask if she had a boyfriend despite her age. Wilson said she did not have a boyfriend then as it was not something she would have desired and she was not keen to become an adult before her time. Mara, who is about to release a book about what the experience of growing up in the unremitting limelight of the public eye, said as an adult she is approached by men who said she was her childhood crush.
The character of little Susan Walker was played by child actor Mara Wilson in the classic film, but what has she done since? After Matilda, she suffered the tragic loss of her mother and only took on a couple more roles before bowing out for a 12 year break. In , she shocked fans as she made a surprise appearance on Lorraine via a video link as part of her book promotion. Opening up about her surreal childhood, Mara explained: "I never meant to become famous. I grew up in Los Angeles and child was acting, it was almost like a hobby.