Israeli actress, Gal Gadot, has opened up about the injuries she sustained while shooting her latest movie, Heart of Stone. The 38-year-old revealed that she has four slipped discs in her neck and back after filming fight scenes for the Netflix spy action thriller. Despite the injuries, Gadot, who is a mother to three daughters with husband Jaron Varsano, spoke enthusiastically about performing her own stunts and described filming her one-on-one combat sequences as “enjoyable.” However, she also admitted to receiving weird looks due to the bruises she’s covered in from the intense fight scenes.
Yikes! Gal Gadot, the 38-year-old actress who starred in Heart Of Stone, has shared about the injuries she encountered during the shoot. She disclosed that she now has four slipped discs in her neck and back due to the intense fight scenes she had to do for the movie.
Being an Israeli actress may seem glamorous, but it’s not all sunshine and rainbows. She recently confessed that she receives strange looks from people due to the bruises on her body.
The famous movie star has been known for doing her own stunts in films, particularly the one-on-one combat sequences. She expressed her enthusiasm for these scenes despite the injuries she has sustained, such as bruises and herniations. During a stroll in a London park with her daughters, she realized that her legs and back were completely bruised, and people were looking at her weirdly. Despite the drawbacks, Gal enjoys fighting and hand-to-hand combat scenes, which she likens to dancing as it allows her to express herself using her body. She feels most in control when doing these scenes. Gal’s fighting skills were first showcased in the Fast and Furious franchise, where she played the action girl Gisele Yashar and performed many of her own stunts. Prior to her acting career, Gal completed two years of mandatory military service in Israel and studied to be a lawyer while modeling on the side.
The beginning of Gal’s journey: Following her win as Miss Israel in 2004, she spent two years serving in the military before pursuing a career in law while simultaneously dabbling in modelling.