'There is a reason I'm wearing child-sized clothes': Karen Gillan speaks out after fans attack her skimpy attire in Jumanji reboot
It is a costume that has caused a stir for all the wrong reasons.
And Karen Gillan has been forced to speak out to defend the skimpy costume she has been pictured wearing in a teaser image from the forthcoming Jumanji reboot.
Social media users have criticised the skimpy nature of her outfit, despite the fact it showcases the sexy Scot's admirable physique, as her male costars are wearing much less revealing ensembles.
Surprisingly unpopular: Karen Gillan has been forced to defend her skimpy Jumanji costume
Taking to Twitter on Wednesday, the ginger 28-year-old said: 'Yes I'm wearing child sized clothes and YES there is a reason! The pay off is worth it, I promise! #Jumanji.'
The Inverness beauty's message reassured some fans, a move that filled her man mountain costar Dwayne Johnson with joy.
Responding to a fan's message, The Rock tweeted: 'Ha yes Jill, thank ya for trusting me. Our costumes will all make fun sense soon.'
Case for the defence: The sexy Scot defended her costume while The Rock thanked fans for believing her excuse
Everyone's a critic: But some still decided to poke fun at the starlet's stage clothes
Quite what the cryptic hint means is anyone's guess, though considering the film revolves around a magical boardgame that has the power to suck players into it, it does not seem beyond the realm of possibility Karen's character is a child who turns into adult form after she is transported to another dimension during play.
It could even be the case her character has been stuck in the game so long she has completely outgrown what would be amazingly well-preserved clothes.
Of course Karen's response did not satisfy all of the critics.
One wag called Jon the Revelator imagined a high-powered boardroom meeting led the the choice of outfit, tweeting: 'Exec 1: "How do we sell a reboot no one really wants?"
Backlash: There was anger the sexy Scot was in more revealing clothing than her costars
It's not all bad: She may have been pleased to be wearing so little as shooting began in sweltering Hawaii on Wednesday
'Exec 2: "Karen Gillan in tight clothing." E. 1: "Who says Hollywood's out of ideas?"'
Meanwhile one fan had an idea that would be sure to thrill Dwayne's fanbase, saying: 'I think the comedy value would have been higher if the rock was wearing Child sized clothes.'
Shooting on the film began in Hawaii on Tuesday, and the film is scheduled to be released in July 2017.
Contrast: Dwayne is wearing a far less skimpy ensemble than his female castmate
Awful: The 1995 original was poorly received despite being a box office success
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