Sunday 17 December 2017

Heigl: I should have bared all

Katherine Heigl has to strip for her latest movie
Katherine Heigl has to strip for her latest movie

Katherine Heigl has revealed she felt so awkward filming a nude scene in her new movie, she might as well have stripped off completely.

The Knocked Up star plays Plum, a lingerie saleswoman-turned-bounty hunter charged with bringing in her high school flame, in her new film One For The Money.

One scene shows her naked and handcuffed to a shower-curtain rod.

Katherine said: "We spent a lot of time joking around and being silly about it because it is so absurd and there are things you can do to sort of cover the most private bits, I guess, but they almost look worse - the pasties look even more bizarre than if I had just gone for it."

She added: "It was really nerve-racking and I'll tell you what - seeing it on a very, very, very big screen at the premiere, it was a very different experience. I was like, man that was embarrassing. It's a lot of me."

The 33 -year-old actress also revealed becoming a mother to three-year-old daughter Naleigh had changed her perspective on work.

She said: "My career had been my primary focus for a very long time and that's a very self-absorbed path. It's all about me. It's all about what I want. It's all about what I need.

"And having Naleigh in my life has put that all into a perspective that's much more peaceful and much more profound. I feel very blessed, very grateful to have it because I feel like I can breathe.

"When Naleigh is in a room, whatever that special and unique thing that child has puts me in a frame of mind and a place where I like myself better."

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