Jamie Lee Curtis addresses the controversial photo in her office: 'I understand it has disturbed some people'

Jamie Lee Curtis smiles for the camera in a black gown and black lace cape while on the red carpet ahead of the 2023 Golden Globes.
Jamie Lee Curtis at the 2023 Golden Globes red carpet.Frazer Harrison/WireImage
  • Jamie Lee Curtis responded to backlash after being criticized for a photo hanging in her home.

  • The image reportedly featured a child in a metal tub, which disturbed some people, per Yahoo.

  • In a statement, Curtis said the photo was of a child playing in water, "nothing more, nothing less."

Jamie Lee Curtis responded to backlash after a photo hanging in her home office reportedly disturbed some people.

Per The New York Post, the image in question showed a young girl naked in a large container filled with water.

"Last week I posted a picture of some chairs that included a photograph on the wall by an artist that was gifted to me 20 years ago," the "Halloween" actor wrote in the statement shared to her Twitter and Instagram pages.

"I understand it has disturbed some people," Curtis continued. "As I have said, I am a truth teller so here's the truth. It's a picture of a child, taken by her mother, of her playing in their backyard in a tub of water. Nothing more, nothing less."

 

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According to the "Everything Everywhere All at Once" star, she removed the original post (which reportedly featured a set of Pollock chairs and the image hanging in the background) because she "didn't want to keep something up that upset anyone."

The Post reported that the image in question disturbed some people to the point that several — including a right-wing activist and a conservative radio host — felt the need to address it on social media and radio, respectively.

Read the original article on Insider