Keira Knightley is opening up about her discomfort with shooting intimate scenes, particularly in movies made by male directors. In a conversation with director Lulu Wang and writer-producer Diane Solway on the Chanel Connects podcast, the actress said she no longer wants to act in sex scenes directed by men. The Atonement actress went on to say that she's "uncomfortable" with the male gaze when it comes to her films. I'm not interested in doing that. I feel very uncomfortable now trying to portray the male gaze," she continued.
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Actress Keira Knightley has said she is no longer comfortable shooting nude scenes in films directed by men. During an interview on the Chanel Connects podcast, the Pirates of the Caribbean star said that her decision was partly due to "vanity" as well as the "male gaze". The year-old actress has previously said that she has a 'no nudity' clause in her film contracts since becoming a mother in In a conversation with director Lulu Wang and writer-producer Diane Solway, she said: "I don't have an absolute ban [on filming nude scenes], but I kind of do with men. She added: "I don't want it to be those horrible sex scenes where you're all greased up and everybody is grunting. I'm not interested in doing that. She added: "Saying that, there's times where I go, 'Yeah, I completely see where this sex would be really good in this film and you basically just need somebody to look hot', so therefore you can use somebody else.
Keira Knightley Is Calling Out “Horrible” Sex Scenes
Keira Knightley has been a working actress for over 20 years now, but as Deadline reports , she has only recently drawn a line in the sand when it comes to on-screen nudity. The Oscar-nominated actress revealed in a recent podcast interview that since having children, she has added a no-nudity clause to her contracts because she is no longer willing to do nude scenes or sex scenes for male directors. Knightley has a fair point when it comes to the male gaze.
She is the queen of steamy historical drama, fleshing out literary and real-life heroines of the past to give them hopes, aspirations, ambition and desires. Knightley said that she added a no-nudity clause to her contract after becoming a mother, partly because she no longer wanted to be gawked at by largely male crews as she filmed sex scenes designed to cater their fantasies. Gallery: 20 female movie heroines who should make a comeback Espresso.