Prancing around in underwear for a stranger snapping pictures so that you can look sexy or carefree on a magazine cover seems incredibly uncomfortable, but not many models or celebrities have confirmed this fact. Well, until now, thanks to Kate Beckinsale.
When sharing a video on Instagram from her Shape magazine cover shoot, the 43-year-old actress pointed out how weird the situation was as she posed in only white underwear and a black crop top. “Awkwardly standing about in my underpants in front of a Frenchman,” Beckinsale wrote in the caption.
Of course, the final product was stunning, but even in the video standing in front of a massive window with fake wind blowing her hair around, Beckinsale looks a little strange — but that’s to be expected considering how weird the scenario is. Of course, she has no reason to feel this way considering she looks like a rock star, with her toned abs and gorgeous brown hair.
Only a complete pro could pull off something so unnatural, which is exactly what the Underworld star did.
Beckinsale is in good graces; other celebs who’ve pointed out how awkward photo shoots can be, including Chris Pratt and Alexis Bledel.
When Pratt was featured as InStyle’s September Man of Style, he couldn’t help but point out how odd the experience was. “Full disclosure I did not pick out any of the clothes which is kinda funny for a guy who is called the ‘man of style’ ????,”he wrote on Instagram when sharing photos from the magazine spread.
In another photo of him leaning against a building with only half of his hand in his pants pocket, for some reason, he answers the obvious question that comes to mind: “In this photo I try to casually put my left hand in my pocket but the pants are so tight I get the tip of three fingers in. Also I was sweating so bad they give me that hat.”
When the promo photos for Netflix’s Gilmore Girls came out, the ones with the really, really big coffee mugs, fans thought they were strange. Even Bledel agreed. On The Tonight Show, the actress said, “It’s an oversized coffee mug … it’s almost as big as my face.” She continued, “I was set up to fail there.”
As awkward as their photo shoots can sometimes be, these guys get A pluses for their awesome attitudes about it.