TV - Movies
Actors Who Got
Grossed Out
Kissing Their Co-Star On Screen
When working with Tom Cruise on “Mission: Impossible 2,” Thandie Newton recalled that kissing Tom Cruise was "slightly icky and sort of wet." Newton then rather bluntly stated, "I'd go home at the end of the day actually moaning."
Kissin’ Impossible
Cinematic kisses have to be meticulously planned out due to the multiple camera angles involved, but apparently, Woody Allen took it too far. Helena Bonham Carter said Allen was a total control freak when mapping out their love scene for “Mighty Aphrodite.” She added, "It can be a bit offensive because he makes no effort at all. It's like kissing the Berlin Wall."
Annie Wall
Julia Roberts had trouble being the romantic foil to Nick Nolte in “I Love Trouble” because they both hated each other. Roberts called Nolte "completely disgusting," Nolte replied that Roberts was "not a nice person," and they refused to do many scenes together, with stand-ins performing them instead.
Loved Trouble, Hated Each Other
Shailene Woodley and Miles Teller had issues filming their kissing scenes for “The Spectacular Now.” As Teller explained, "She would take these herbal supplements, and they tasted like crap. And she would always eat them right before we had a kissing scene!"
Unspectacular Now
When asked what it was like to be intimate with legendary sex symbol Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis replied that it was like "kissing Hitler." Although he later admitted he was being facetious, he went on to point out that, "[The kiss] was awful. She nearly choked me to death by deliberately sticking her tongue down my throat into my windpipe.”
Some Like It Cold