Salma Hayek has opened up about her expertise filming a sex scene for the 1995 movie Desperado, saying it made her so anxious she cried.
Chatting with Shepard and Padman, Hayek made it clear that Rodriguez and Banderas weren’t chargeable for her discomfort, and that everybody concerned was “wonderful”.
When the scene was shot, she mentioned, the set had been closed to most individuals and open solely to herself, Banderas, Rodriguez, and his then-wife Elizabeth Avellán, who had turn into Hayek’s “finest good friend”.
“That’s good,” she mentioned. “Besides that I had by no means completed a scene like that. So after we have been going to begin taking pictures, I began to sob.”
Banderas, she added, “was an absolute gentleman and tremendous good and we’re nonetheless actually shut mates” – “however he was very free”.
“So it scared me that for him it was like nothing,” Hayek mentioned. “That scared me, as a result of I’d by no means been in entrance of somebody like that.”
The actor mentioned she struggled to let go of the towel she was sporting, and would take away it “for 2 seconds” earlier than she began crying once more.
“They have been wonderful, although,” she added. “We did one of the best with what we might do on the time, ? They have been so magnificent, this group of three individuals.”
Rodriguez, Hayek mentioned, tailored the modifying of the scene to the circumstances and “by no means put strain” on her.
“I might get into Carolina, after which you are able to do it,” she mentioned. “While you’re not you, you are able to do it. However I saved pondering of my father and my brother, and are they going to see it, and are they going to get teased? Guys don’t have that [pressure].”