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Brooke Shields admits her racy film Blue Lagoon ‘would not be allowed’ today

Brooke Shields has admitted that her racy Eighties romance Blue Lagoon would by no means be made today, attributable to its graphic nudity and violent killing of animals throughout manufacturing.

The actress, who starred within the film when she was 14, was reunited with her former co-star Christopher Atkins, 61, on her Now What? podcast, and mentioned how she must stick her hair over her chest to ‘cover her boobs’ throughout manufacturing.

Brooke, 57, famously starred as Emmeline Lestrange who was marooned on a desert island with her cousin Richard, following the pair as they matured into adults earlier than falling in love and conceiving a baby.

Nope! Brooke Shields has admitted that her racy Eighties romance Blue Lagoon would by no means be made today, attributable to its graphic nudity and violent killing of animals throughout manufacturing

Due to the film’s open nudity, Brooke insisted it might by no means be made in 2022, saying: ‘Never once more will a film be made like that. It would not be allowed.’

Christopher stated: ‘Animals have been damage within the film. We have been spearing fish and all types of loopy issues. Children are bare working down a seashore. Couldn’t try this now.’

Christopher and Brooke went onto talk about engaged on the film’s nude scenes.

Back together! The actress, who starred in the film when she was 14, was reunited with her former co-star Christopher Atkins, 61, on her Now What? podcast

Back collectively! The actress, who starred within the film when she was 14, was reunited with her former co-star Christopher Atkins, 61, on her Now What? podcast

Blast from the past: Christopher, now 61, appeared in the film when he was just 18

Blast from the previous: Christopher, now 61, appeared within the film when he was simply 18 

The actor, who was 18 on the time of filming, stated: ‘After that film it was laborious to maintain my garments on.

‘There have been scenes the place I used to be butt bare with you, if you happen to bear in mind, sliding down that slide and issues like that. And that was just a little awkward, however it was sort of humorous for me as a result of at this cut-off date I’d simply do it. But your response was [annoyed sounds].’

Brooke – who had a physique double for nude scenes – remembered considering: ‘Why do I’ve to take a look at this? I’d by no means seen one earlier than. I’m not going to start out now.’

Revealing: Brooke famously starred as Emmeline Lestrange who was marooned on a desert island with her cousin Richard, following the pair as they matured into adults and fell in love

Revealing: Brooke famously starred as Emmeline Lestrange who was marooned on a desert island with her cousin Richard, following the pair as they matured into adults and fell in love

Brooke and Christopher portrayed teenage cousins Emmeline and Richard Lestrange, who discover love whereas dwelling in an remoted tropical paradise after being marooned as kids.

‘We have been sporting little strips of clothes and my hair was taped on to my physique to cover the boobs, which have been very minimal anyway,’ the Holiday Harmony actress recalled.

‘I do not know what I used to be making an attempt to cover. Remember the bumpy pads? They would stick these little flesh-colored issues on my nipples as a result of nipple evidently was the place they drew the road on this film.’

Revealing: Brooke, who used a body double for nude scenes, said she was asked to tape down her hair over her chest to try and hide her breasts and make her appear younger on screen

Revealing: Brooke, who used a physique double for nude scenes, stated she was requested to tape down her hair over her chest to try to conceal her breasts and make her seem youthful on display

Brooke remembered members of the manufacturing ‘wished so desperately for us to fall in love with one another’ however on the level she hadn’t ‘even kissed anyone.’

The Attraction to Paris actor replied: ‘Which was in all probability nice for the film as a result of that is what it was all about. You must admit the chemistry between us was simply wonderful.

‘There have been quite a lot of nice, nice moments that went on there and I believe it was quite a lot of that innocence that got here off within the film that made it work much more.’

Revelation: The actress recalled: 'We were wearing little strips of clothing and my hair was taped on to my body to cover the boobs, which were very minimal anyway'

Revelation: The actress recalled: ‘We have been sporting little strips of clothes and my hair was taped on to my physique to cover the boobs, which have been very minimal anyway’

The big-screen adaptation of Henry De Vere Stacpoole’s 1908 novel acquired dismal reviews, however nonetheless managed to amass $58.8M on the international field office.

And whereas Christopher acquired a Golden Globe Award nomination for brand spanking new star of the year (actor) for his efficiency, former youngster star Shields acquired a Golden Raspberry Award for worst actress.

‘The years that adopted have been pure madness,’ and Atkins turned an alcoholic till 1986, when he went via a stint in rehab. He continues to attend three AA conferences per week.

'It could never be made today!' The big-screen adaptation of Henry De Vere Stacpoole's 1908 novel received dismal reviews, but still managed to amass $58.8M at the global box office

‘It may by no means be made today!’ The big-screen adaptation of Henry De Vere Stacpoole’s 1908 novel acquired dismal evaluations, however nonetheless managed to amass $58.8M on the international field office

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