Actress and singer Jennifer Lopez said that a film director once asked him to show her breasts claiming that she was going to appear naked in a scene, although the encounter took place outside the shooting sets.
“A director during the costume tests asked me to take off my shirt because I was supposed to be naked in the movie“, the artist said during a round table with other actresses organized by The Hollywood Reporter.
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“I wanted to see my breasts. And I told him we weren't on the set“, López explained, who did not reveal the name of the director, of the film they were shooting or of the year in which the events occurred.
“I said no, I defended myself. But I remember that at that moment I panicked. And by the way, there was a costume designer in the room with me. So there was another woman in the room, he told me this and I said no, “he said.
The other actresses who accompanied López at the round table were Scarlett Johansson, Lupita Nyong'o, Awkwafina, Laura Dern and Renée Zellweger.
“If you give in at that moment, suddenly that person gets his way, believing he can do what he wants. But as I set a limit and said no, he let it run and then apologized. The moment I left the room, the costume designer told me 'I'm very sorry for what just happened', “recalled the actress, who joked that the personality of her native Bronx came out.
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After the episode told by Lopez, Nyong'o congratulated himself that the culture of Hollywood It has changed in recent times thanks to the Me Too movement and that such cases occur less often.
“The difference now is that because of the conversations that are taking place in public, it's easier to get attention when something is not appropriate, “he said.