Octavia Spencer Explains How 'The Help's' Minny Originated
It was a diet, a scorching 108-degree walking tour in New Orleans and 100 extra pounds that nurtured a grumpiness in Octavia Spencer, which helped create the role of Minny in "The Help."
"I basically got the part because of my relationship with Tate Taylor, the director,” says Octavia. She and Taylor were production assistants (PAs) together and “go back 17 years."
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