Katherine Heigl is not a sought-after actress in Hollywood these days, according to a new report, with film and TV insiders saying she's a giant pain.
A source who worked with her on 2010's Life As We Know It described to THR some "desperately difficult situations" with Heigl on the movie set.
"She can cost you time every single day of shooting," the source said. "Wardrobe issues, not getting out of the trailer, questioning the script every single day."
Making matters worse, THR says, is her mother and manager Nancy Heigl, who has worked closely with her daughter since her days as a child model.
"I have never experienced anything like Nancy Heigl," says the source.
"It's about the mouth. 'F--- you. You are a f---ing liar.' Whatever you'd say, you were an idiot. The call would be, 'This is the worst craft service we've ever had!"
"There's nothing to eat! This is the worst wardrobe!' Every day, you're going to get slammed. The frustrating part is [Katherine Heigl] is so incredibly talented and smart."
Another source tells THR that the pair made similarly outrageous requests for 2008's 27 Dresses, following Heigl's star-making turn in Knocked Up.
"There were movie-star demands ... big rooms, the mother there, all the stuff ... a sense of entitlement. Even the biggest stars don't do that kind of thing."
As Heigl endeavors to rebuild her career following a slew of box office flops, one TV executive quoted in the story says that Heigl's infamy is beyond bad.
So bad, the one-time Grey's Anatomy Emmy-winner was nixed as a lead in a new pilot. "On many levels, she would have been perfect for the role," said the exec.
"But all of us said, 'She's not worth it.'"
At least she still looks hot in a bikini?
Life as We Know It producer Denise Di Novi says the story is "way exaggerated," but acknowledges that both of the Heigls "are not shrinking violets."
"They're very straightforward and tell you what they think."