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Amanda Seyfried shares her thoughts on Elizabeth Holmes after playing in ‘The Dropout’

Amanda Seyfried is opening up about Elizabeth Holmes after playing on Hulu drop out, Mama Mia Actress sitting with Jared Leto of variety “actors on actors” discussionwhere he talks about the controversial characters he plays and how he got on to playing these very layered humans.

While Seyfried said she hadn’t spoken to Holmes before filming the series, she will be ready for it now that the show has aired.

“Hi. Wow. Hello…,” said Seyfried when Leto asked her what she would say to the ex-Theranos CEO. “I don’t know. I want to spend some time with her and know that maybe I shouldn’t, because I have affected her legal experience in some way. Right now, Sunny Balwani is in court, and she may face punishment.” Or can’t depend on Sunny’s punishment. And so, it’s really messed up.”

Balwani, Holmes’ boyfriend and former Theranos chairman and chief operating officer, is also facing legal trouble over the ongoing fraud. Seyfried said his upcoming sentencing is something he’s thought about a lot.

“I’ve thought about punishment a lot. We tried to get him out of a place of compassion and merit. I know that whatever punishment he’s been given, that’s what he deserves,” Seyfried said. “And I also know, there’s a place for her in my gut, outside of prison, outside of this whole Theranos thing — if she goes to jail. Then she’ll go out and invent something new that won’t work for me.” knows if I’m the only person who feels that way.”

As she sees a future for Holmes out of prison and in the business world again one day, the 36-year-old actress said she hopes Holmes will take responsibility and accountability for the things she does – something she doesn’t care about right now. To do till

“I would love to see her very vocally take responsibility, which she hasn’t. If she can just take accountability and move on,” she said. “Yeah, she lied a lot. She’s a mom. She has her whole life ahead of her. She’s my age. I feel like I’m still young, you know what I mean?”

When ET spoke to Seyfried ahead of the show’s premiere in February, she explained how hard she tried to get to know Holmes, despite her being unable to talk to him or meet him in person.

“While playing her role as an actor, I went to a place like, ‘I want to know this woman, I really want to know what’s up,'” Seyfried shared. “Liz Meriweather wrote these wonderful scripts, ‘Well, I totally agree, that’s a lot of pity,’ it’s totally different from seeing, ‘Oh, look at that train wreck,’ it’s like, wait Why? Why is all this done? And that’s why we made this show.”

If she could ask Holmes any questions, Seyfried joked that she’d ask the former entrepreneur how many “Steve Jobs T-shirts” she has.

While Seyfried said he tried to portray the events that happened as accurately as possible, he emphasized that the show is just a story, and a depiction of what really happened to Holmes.

“Listen, it’s not entirely accurate, but we definitely tried and it’s an amazing story,” she said, before sharing how she would feel if Holmes and the rest of the real-life players in the play saw Hulu. Show. “It can also be highly educational, but it’s just a story for our show and if they see it, they see it. We can’t really think on those terms.”

See more of Seyfried’s portrayal of Holmes in the video below.

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