"She stars alongside Resse Witherspoon and Robert Pattinson in the latest Hollywood film Water For Elephants.
But as this shocking video shows, Tai the elephant has been mistreated by the trainers that made her a star.
In the secret footage, released by charity Animal Defenders International (ADI), the elephant is seen being given electric shocks with hand held stun guns and being beaten with bull hooks.
She can be heard crying out in pain when she is shocked into performing a headstand. Tai is not the only elephant that is mistreated in the video."