"My daughter said I looked like a hippo," he said. "It helped with that Beast feeling of feeling monstrous and like he didn't fit in."
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"I think Emma's an incredible role model for young girls, as somebody who has two daughters but also has a young son who I want to grow up with these values instilled," Stevens said.
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