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Don’t let her rosy look idiot you — Angelyne isn’t tickled pink by the brand new restricted collection based mostly on her life.

Emmy Rossum stars because the titular Angelyne, an ’80s billboard character of Los Angeles, whose mysterious life has develop into the topic of eponymous new present on Peacock.

Nevertheless, the actual lady behind the collection isn’t too blissful about how the present is depicting her life.

The 71-year-old Hollywood legend spoke with Inside Version about how she feels in regards to the portrayal.

She defined that “Angelyne” is fictionalized and doesn’t give a full account of her life. “I had a glimpse of it and I refused to look at it,” she mentioned.

She went on, “It doesn’t do me justice. Would you be flattered if somebody performed you and misrepresented you?”

This combination of photos shows promotional art for "Angelyne," a limited series premiering May 19 on Peacock, left, "The G Word With Adam Conover," debuting Thursday, May 19, on Netflix and "The Valet," a film premiering May 20 on Hulu. (Peacock/Netflix/Hulu via AP)
“Angelyne” dropped on Peacock Could 19.
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Emmy Rossum as Angelyne
Rossum reportedly spent as much as seven hours within the make-up chair throughout her “Angelyne” transformation.
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The present is claimed to be based mostly on a 2017 Hollywood Reporter article, which declared the “actual identification” of Angelyne, together with her alleged highschool yr ebook photograph as Renee Tami Goldberg.

The icon didn’t take kindly to Inside Version’s questions in regards to the exposé. “No, I used to be born Angelyne,” she insisted. “It’s not my image.”

In keeping with THR’s investigation, Goldberg, a okay a Angelyne, is the daughter of two Polish Holocaust survivors. She created her alter ego and thrust herself into the Los Angeles limelight within the Nineteen Eighties.

Rossum produced the undertaking together with her husband, “Mr. Robotic” creator Sam Esmail. Taking pictures started in 2020, at which level the “Day After Tomorrow” actress completely transformed her look to play Angelyne, spending as much as seven hours in make-up per day and even bleaching her eyebrows to play the blonde bombshell.

Costuming “Angelyne” was so excessive that the “Shameless” alum reportedly developed blisters from the hefty fake breasts she needed to put on for filming.

377824 01: Singer Angelyne poses in front of her billboard July 1987 in Los Angeles, CA. Angelyne will release her new album"Beware of My Boyfriend" this month and is famous for her posters. (Photo by John Barr/Liaison)
Angelyne poses in entrance of her billboard in Los Angeles, circa 1987.
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Angelyne
The Hollywood legend is pictured right here inside her dwelling workplace for the Los Angeles Instances in 2009.
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Rossum recently divulged to THR that she spoke to Angelyne whereas making ready for the collection. “The one factor [she] instructed me was that she’s a mirror, so no matter I noticed in her, that’s the story I ought to inform and subsequently it could be my story and never her story. And I believed that was so empowering,” the mother-of-one mentioned.

She continued, “I hope that she is aware of that this can be a love letter to the enjoyable and fantasy and the new pink, Corvette-driving enigma that she is. I hope extra folks fall in love together with her and respect her for what a trailblazer she is because the precursor to social media.”

Rossum shared the recommendation of Angelyne with Variety in the course of the premiere of the collection on Wednesday.

“It was so vital to me that she be concerned on this and that we have been capable of faithfully re-create her iconic billboards,” the New York native mentioned. “And it was actually, actually vital to me that she be paid for her contribution, not simply to the present, however to popular culture during the last 50 years.”