Mara Wilson is opening up about the difficult memories she has from time as a child star. The now 33-year-old actor has penned an op-ed with The New York Times on public image and the sexualization of young women in Hollywood.

Mara Wilson: The Matilda actress on her child star days

Wilson wrote responding to discourse surrounding the mistreatment of Britney Spears in the media, sharing the many parallels she sees between her own days as a child star and that of Spears.

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Mara Wilson on Time as a Child Star: "Still Living with the Scars"

Watch the video for Mara Wilson's troubling recollections of how she was received by the media, the public, and by grown men while she was just a child.