The 'Bend it like Beckham' star revealed she got to choose a body double for her last film, 'The Aftermath', after refusing to do "any nudity" herself. She told 'OK! I had a body double in my last movie, but I got to pick the body double and then I got the final approval over the sex scenes - that's how it works in my clause. The year-old's new film, 'Official Secrets' is based on a true story, where Keira plays real-life British translator and whistleblower Katharine Gun. But the star admitted that she didn't know about the woman she was playing before accepting the role. Keira said: "I didn't know anything about my character, Katharine Gun, but historically she's a very interesting character at a very interesting time. I met Katharine, she's extraordinary. The 'Love Actually' actress also had to learn Mandarin for the film, something that she admits "took some practicing".
It was a conscious decision
Speaking to Jonathan Ross in , the British actress revealed that she has a very specific nudity policy, one that favours the top half of her body. So, for a scene in her dismal Tony Scott action movie Domino in which her character performs a striptease, Knightley requested a butt double. The girl we picked had a lovely bottom. In weirder Keira Knightley body double trivia, she also hired one for Atonement. Not for her rear end again, but rather for her feet. We urge you to turn off your ad blocker for The Telegraph website so that you can continue to access our quality content in the future. Visit our adblocking instructions page. Telegraph Film. Emilia Clarke suffered in vain: here are 13 famous nude scenes that were actually performed by body doubles. Keira Knightley Domino Speaking to Jonathan Ross in , the British actress revealed that she has a very specific nudity policy, one that favours the top half of her body.
Knightley uses a body double
Keira Knightley now has a no nudity clause in all her movie contracts which lets her pick her body double and have total control over all sex scenes. Keira Knightley refuses to strip off for nude scenes now she's a mum of two over fears her "nipples droop". The actress, 34, has two daughters with her musician husband James Righton and admits that although she still loves her body, she doesn't want to stand naked in front of a film crew any more. In an interview with The Financial Times , the actres joked: "The nipples droop! She went on to explain: "I always felt completely comfortable doing it when I was younger. It's done an amazing thing. But I also don't want to stand there in front of a whole film crew
K eira Knightley recently posed topless in Interview Magazine as her own personal protest against photoshopping. Knightley told The Times she demanded the not safe for work photos be unedited so people could see what she really looked like. Though the studio bore the brunt of that scandal, the actress herself came under fire in when she and Scarlett Johansson posed nude with a fully clothed Tom Ford on the cover of Vanity Fair , in a picture that emphasized the gap the demands made of famous women and men in terms of playing up their sexuality.