Jonathan Bailey – who plays Viscount Anthony Bridgerton on the Netflix series Bridgerton – says sex scenes for men are ‘less revealing’
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Bridgerton’s Jonathan Bailey reveals methods taken to ensure his co-star Simone Ashley feels safe during sex scenes.
The actor – who plays Viscount Anthony Bridgerton in the popular Netflix series – said that the two signed a contract before filming the intimate scene.
Talking to Sunday TimesHe said: “For a man, it’s less revealing. I wanted to make sure Simone felt safe as a newbie on set.”
Simon – who is known for playing Olivia Hanan in Sex Education – joined the second series of the cast as Kate Sharma, Anthony’s love interest.
Anthony revealed that the show’s intimate moments will continue to be captured from the ‘female gaze’.
He said a contract had been drawn up detailing the things the stars don’t feel comfortable showing on screen.
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It also details ‘what skin’ they will expose, ‘where’ and ‘how’ they will be touched.
“Nobody is in a state of shaking, worrying about how it’s going to turn out – if you’re worried you can talk to them,” he added.
“It turns the sex scenes into a choreographed dance.”
His character is set to star in the highly anticipated second season of the show, which will be released on the streaming service in two weeks on March 25.
Jonathan – who is said to have debuted with family and friends in his 20s – recently shared how he feels pressured to hide his gender in order to be able to take on the role of an actor and Get some advice.
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In an interview in the latest edition of GQ exaggerationThe actor said: “There are two things we don’t want to know: if you’re an alcoholic or if you’re gay.”
He said such a comment was “rippled,” and he admitted that it weighed heavily on his mind. “Of course, I think in order to be happy, I need to be frank,” he said.
However, Jonathan later decided to put his happiness ahead of his career concerns, and he is no longer shy about discussing his sexuality in interviews.
The Olivier Award winner said he had “reached a point” where his attitude became “f*** this”, and he decided to prioritize publicity over security on projects.
He said: “I’d rather hold my boyfriend’s hand in public or be able to put a picture of my own face on Tinder and not be too bothered about it, than get a part.”
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https://www.mirror.co.uk/tv/tv-news/bridgertons-jonathan-bailey-how-helped-26468232 Bridgerton's Jonathan Bailey on how he helps his new co-star 'feel safe' during sex scenes