Games of Thrones star Lena Headey hits back at nude body double critics
In season five, Lena’s character Cersei Lannister had protracted scenes of bareness amid the walk of shame, to offer reparations for her perverted issue with her twin sibling.
The actres chose to utilize a body twofold as opposed to taking off, and shockingly got reaction from Game of Thrones fans for ensuring her unobtrusiveness.
The 42-year-old was pregnant at the season of the shoot in Croatia and selected to have another performing artist stand in for her, so makers utilized PC produced symbolism to superimpose Headey’s head onto Rebecca Van Cleave’s bare figure.
“(There were some) really great (reactions),” she told Entertainment Weekly, ‘but some people thought I was less of an actress because I didn’t get my t**s out.”
Headey conceded she didn’t feel she would be in the correct place sincerely to pull off the long shoot and said her part as a mum likewise played into her choice.
“It was really a bit shocking. I’ve done nudity. I’m not averse to it. But I know I’m a very emotional actor and I get really driven by that. In order to do my job, I allow myself to be really vulnerable. I don’t know any other way to do my job. Things really affect me.
“The thought of being naked for three days and trying to contain her (Cersei) in the way she would be, I think I would feel very angry… and wonderful Rebecca was able to contain herself and be naked. She found it very difficult, obviously. It’s not a natural thing to do.”
“I film every year and I have kids and they know me now and (being naked in the scene) was just too much on top of that,” she added. “So yeah, people that get it thought it was great. I didn’t phone it in; I was actually there for three days with Rebecca.”
Van Cleave already guarded Headey over her choice not to shoot the questionable scene, demanding fans ought to just be worried about the polished product.