Rachel Brosnahan Says She’s a ‘Fixed Disappointment’ to Fans of ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ — Here’s Why

Rachel Brosnahan as Miriam Midge Maisel on the set of

Rachel Brosnahan has acquired a lot vital popularity of her efficiency as housewife-turned-comedian, Miriam “Midge” Maisel, in Amazon’s authentic collection, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, however that doesn’t hold the actress from feeling like a “fixed disappointment” to followers.

Proceed studying to study why regardless of the armful of accolades she’s been awarded for the position — Brosnahan has an Emmy, two Golden Globes, two Critics’ Selection Awards, a SAG Award, and is nominated for extra awards this 12 months — the 29-year-old seems like she lets followers down.

Rachel Brosnahan as Miriam Midge Maisel on the set of 'The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel' on Sept. 4, 2019
Rachel Brosnahan as Miriam Midge Maisel on the set of ‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ on Sept. 4, 2019 | Jose Perez/Bauer-Griffin/GC Photographs

Brosnahan has performed Midge in three seasons of the award-winning present from Amy Sherman-Palladino. Most up-to-date episodes premiered in Nov. 2019 with the streaming service saying its plans to proceed with the collection shortly after. Though with greater than 25 episodes underneath her belt, Brosnahan seems like followers are underwhelmed once they see her on the road or meet her as a result of she’s not very like her character. 

Rachel Brosnahan: ‘I don’t appear to be Midge’

In accordance to Yahoo Leisure, at a Q&A on Dec. 17, 2019, Brosnahan defined what’s occurred when followers of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel meet her, the actress who performs a wildly humorous and quick-witted particular person on TV, and the way it helps her hold her ego from getting too huge. 

“I’ve gone out on the earth now and I’m a fixed disappointment,” she mentioned. “I’ve blond hair — I’m a pure blond — I don’t appear to be Midge actually, and I’m not fairly as…fast on my toes,” she mentioned referring to her character’s snappy comebacks and fast-talking methods.

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Rachel Brosnahan at 'Rachel Brosnahan In Conversation with Jessica Radloff' on Dec. 17, 2019
Rachel Brosnahan at ‘Rachel Brosnahan In Dialog with Jessica Radloff’ on Dec. 17, 2019 | Michael Loccisano/Getty Photographs

If the viewers thought Brosnahan had been overreacting or too vital of herself, she informed a story about a dialog she had with one fan she felt led to disappointment. 

“She acquired up to the entrance of the road and she or he simply [stared],” Brosnahan mentioned of the fan. “And I used to be like, ‘Whats up, it’s so good to meet you,’ and she or he’s like, ‘You don’t look something like Mrs. Maisel.’”

The actress continued, saying, “I am going, ‘oh no, I put on a wig, we now have nice hairdressers.’ I used to be prepared to gab about our hair, and she or he was identical to, ‘You don’t look something like Mrs. Maisel.’ I used to be like, ‘No, I’m an actor, I simply act.’ And he or she was like, ‘You don’t sound like her both.’”

Certain, it’s robust for viewers, ourselves included, to separate actors from the characters they play. Nevertheless it’s necessary to bear in mind they’re completely different individuals completely from the fictional ones they painting. 

Brosnahan modified her ‘hair and make-up’ earlier than being herself

Brosnahan didn’t let the fan encounter faze her. She realized years in the past to embrace being herself and provided some phrases of knowledge to her youthful self.

She’d inform herself “that none of it issues a lot.”

Brosnahan continued, saying, “Early on, you get a lot of suggestions on auditions, and folks give it to you want it’s the Bible like it’s the fact, and there’s no room for interpretation. I’ve been informed so many instances I’ve to change my hair and study to do my make-up and purchase completely different garments and be extra this and extra that and it begins to get in your head.”

“I used to be informed for thus a few years that I wasn’t humorous,” she added. “I’d spend cash I didn’t have fixing my hair and make-up as a result of I believed it might assist me out…it’s not that critical. If the position is supposed to be yours, it will likely be yours.”