Jamie Dornan had to step wayoutside of his comfort zone to portray Christian Grey in ‘Fifty Shades Of Grey.’ In fact, the actor was put in some pretty uncomfortable (and awkward)situationswhileshootingsexy love scenes, he revealed in a racy new interview.
Jamie Dornan, 33, smoldersas Christian Grey in the forthcoming film,Fifty Shades of Grey. But the actorhad to do some ratherunsexy things to keep the film appropriate for wide release — namely hiding his privates in a bag during love scenes. How awkward!
Jamie Dornan On ‘Fifty Shades Of Grey’ Sex Scenes: He Had to Tie His Genitals Up
Jamie landed the role of a lifetime when he was cast as Christian Grey. But playing such a steamy role required some pretty awkward maneuvering on the actor’s part!
He revealed to British GQthat when it was time to undress for his steamy love scenes with Dakota Johnson, 25,he had to get pretty creative with hiding his “essentials.”
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“Your dignity is intact as much as it’s all tucked away in a little flesh-colored bag,” he told the magazine.
“As a guy you put all your essentials in a little bag and you tie it up like a little bag of grapes and it’s tucked away. It’s quite a peculiar thing to do every day.”
Peculiar is an understatement!
Jamie Dornan Researched S&M To Play Christian Grey
That bit of peculiar coverage was only one of the ways Jamie stepped out of his comfort zone for the role of Christian Grey. The actor also paid a visit to a secret sex dungeon to watch real live S&M sessions forresearch.
But what he saw firsthand didn’t exactly match the hot sexual hijinks mostimaginewhen reading the source material.
“In the course of researching this character, I have seen the reality very closely,” he said. “I can tell you from an alarmingly first-hand perspective it’s not altogether sexy.”
HollywoodLifers, are you excited to see Jamie in the (sort of) buff as Christian Grey?.
— Rivea Ruff