Jake Gyllenhaal mentioned that filming intimate love scenes with Jennifer Aniston was not straightforward due to his real-life crush on the 53-year-old Friends star.
The 42-year-old actor opened up about filming the sex scenes as they starred reverse each other as lovers within the 2002 movie The Good Girl. The plot follows two lovers who embark on an affair after they’re every bored with their dead-end jobs and dealing surroundings.
Speaking in an interview on The Howard Stern Show, Gyllenhaal was requested by the host if it was ‘torture’ to movie love scenes with any person he fancied in actual life.
Real crush: Jake Gyllenhaal revealed that he had such a crush on Jennifer Aniston that it was ‘torture’ doing love scenes with the actress
He jokingly responded to Howard’s question by saying, ‘It was torture, sure it was, however it was additionally not torture. I imply, come on. It was like a mixture of each.’
But he mentioned that such is the ‘mechanical nature’ of affection scenes he fortunately managed to maintain his true emotions in direction of Jennifer well-hidden.
‘Weirdly, love scenes are awkward as a result of there are perhaps 30, 50 folks watching,’ he mentioned.
He defined that filming intimate scenes is ‘a dance, like, you choreograph it for a digicam.’
Comedy drama: Jennifer Aniston and Jake are proven in a nonetheless from the 2002 movie The Good Girl
Like torture: ‘Oh yeah, it was torture, sure it was,’ Gyllenhaal replied. ‘But it was additionally not torture. I imply, come on, it was like a mixture of each’
Jake mentioned that Jennifer advised they use a properly positioned pillow between them to assist them really feel extra comfy whereas taking pictures in a horizontal position.
He recalled that it ‘was really a Jennifer suggestion; she was very type to recommend it earlier than we started.’ Jake mentioned Jennifer was like, ‘I’m placing a pillow right here.’
Jake additionally mentioned the opportunity of changing into a dad if there was a chance of a future wedding ceremony between himself and his girlfriend, Jeanne Cadieu.
Jake has been in a long-term romance with the 26-year-old mannequin who initially hails from Paris.
Despite their standard low profile, the couple have attended a handful of high-profile public occasions collectively this year, together with the Vanity Fair Oscar Party.
Stern predicted that Gyllenhaal and the French magnificence Jeanne Cadieu can be getting married
Gyllenhaal defined the household dynamic at play when Cadieu joined him and his sister on the 2021 New York Film Festival for the premiere of Maggie’s film, The Lost Daughter. ‘My sister grabbed her, pulled her on that purple carpet, which I believe neither of us are actually inclined to, you realize, go on – even me,’ suggesting the 2 get alongside properly
They have been additionally facet by facet this May on the Cannes Film Festival for the purple carpet premiere of French filmmaker Louis Garrel’s new film The Innocent.
Jake and Jeanne have been first linked over the summer time of 2018, once they have been noticed spending time collectively in Europe.
A couple of months later, an insider assured Us Weekly that Jeanne was ‘very mature for her age,’ which at the moment was simply 22.
She’s quirky, good and loves historical past, studying; she’s a very nice and well-rounded particular person. She and Jake actually took issues sluggish, however at the moment are fairly critical.’
Jake is usually tight-lipped about his love life, which has included a two-month romance with Taylor Swift close to the tip of 2010.
When she launched her album Red in 2012, a number of songs have been rumored to be about her breakup with Jake, though she declined to say him by identify.
In explicit the 2 smash hit singles We Are Never Getting Back Together and I Knew You Were Trouble have been extensively considered being directed at Jake.
His relationship historical past has additionally included Kirsten Dunst, whom he was launched to by his actress sister Maggie Gyllenhaal.
Glamour: Jake has dated French mannequin Jeanne Cadieu, 26, whom he’s pictured with in May on the Cannes premiere of Louis Garrel’s film The Innocent