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David Hasselhoff Gives Daughter Hayley Confidence to Play Weight-Loss Camper

June 29, 2010 (8:49 am) GMT
Hayley Hasselhoff reveals that his father has helped her gaining confidence to play the slimmest girl in new TV show 'Huge' because he helped her get over her own lifelong image struggles.
Hayley Hasselhoff

's daughter credits her famous dad with giving her the confidence to play a weight-loss camper in new TV show "" because he helped the teen get over her own lifelong image struggles. The upcoming program, starring "" actress , is based on the book of the same name by Sasha Paley, about a group of teens and staff at weight-loss camp Wellness Canyon.

Hayley will play Amber, a curvy teen who is the slimmest girl at the camp but considers herself too big. And the 17-year-old starlet admits she may have turned down the part if the "Baywatch" star had encouraged her to drop pounds like most other Hollywood actresses.

She explains, "In Los Angeles, everybody feels like you have to be a certain way to fit in... I think that's why I've really stayed grounded - because of my family - and stayed true to myself. No matter what size - they always supported me with everything that I wanted to do." "Huge" is set to air its pilot episode in the U.S. on Monday, June 28.

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