5 Celebrities Who Are Happy to Strip For Their Work

Not afraid to take their clothes off in front of the camera, these 5 celebrities have all said that they don’t have a problem with stripping for their work. Believing that there is plenty of artistic merit in nudity, these celebs have shown off their naked bodies for their work and think there shouldn’t be a problem with it. They don’t understand why others have nudity clauses in their contracts because they think it’s perfectly natural and just a part of what they do. Here is what they’ve said on the subject of stripping off for the cameras.

Eva Mendes

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Eva doesn’t like flaunting her body for no reason, but when she sees artistic merit in it, she’s happy to strip for a role: “I’ve never had a problem with nudity, but I don’t put it out there without a reason. I’m not an exhibitionist. But, honestly, for my art I’ll do anything almost. I’ll go there.”

Anne Hathaway
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Anne stripped off for her part in ‘Love and Other Drugs’ and she thinks it’s just a part of her job: “Doing nudity is really a part of being an actor and you know at some point it might happen. But everyone wants to be respectful of each other and everyone wants each other to feel as comfortable as possible so I think those days have a focus. In this film (‘Love & Other Drugs’) we really approached it from a very prepared place. We discussed what we wanted to do beforehand and what we were comfortable with, we traded references from other films to establish an index of communicational references that we share. So by the time we came to do the scenes we were very well prepared.”

Helen Mirren
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Helen doesn’t understand what all of the fuss is about: “It’s amazing how quickly feelings of self-consciousness and embarrassment disappear. People are fascinated to see the body – and if there happens to be a famous head on the top of it, they’re gobsmacked.”

Keira Knightley
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Keira doesn’t think nudity should be censored and is happy to do it herself: “I don’t have a problem with nudity in films. I’m not saying that I’d strip off at every opportunity and run around screaming. But I think sometimes it’s needed. Sometimes it can be very beautiful and it gets a point across in a beautiful way. But I don’t think I’d feel particularly comfortable spreading my legs and wearing a very small bikini for a lads’ mag. In Hollywood you have to be strong and confident about your body shape. I’m lucky – I’ve got good genes.”


Claudia Schiffer
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Model Claudia likes to show her confidence in front of the camera and isn’t shy: “I’m a lot more self-confident than I used to be. To some extent I owe that to my children and my husband. I know what I’m doing and what I want. I have control over myself and that feels good. I’ve never hidden the fact that I used to be shy, even when I was 30. However, I might have been self-conscious on the inside, but I was never inhibited about my body. I never had a problem with stripping in front of the camera. Maybe that’s because of how I grew up. Back home we never used to knock at the bathroom door. No, I’ve never been prudish.”

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