“Bridgerton”‘s Simone Ashley had some arguably peculiar sex education to prepare her for on-screen intimacy. The actress, 27, did an interview with the Los Angeles Times podcast “The Envelope” that was released on Tuesday in which she discussed the sexual intimacy workshops she attended while working on the Netflix series “Sex Education” to help her prepare for her more amorous scenes. “In ‘Sex Education’, we had like a sex intimacy workshop where we completely broke the ice, and you know, anything that was said, it was the most embarrassing or the most vulnerable, but it was a safe, intimate space,” Ashley recounted. “And we explored the movement of different animals to kind of portray different paces or different sexualities or how sensual something could be.
For example, we look to how snails mate, and when snails mate, they actually produce a plasma that intertwines.” READ MORE: ‘Bridgerton’, ‘Euphoria’ & ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Collide As Simone Ashley Hangs Out With Jacob Elordi And Patrick Dempsey At Monaco Grand Prix “So if it was a really sensual, slow kind of scene, we’d be like, ‘Oh, it’s like the snail'”, she added. “And it’s super like the plasma, like falling like honey.
So we would make it about that or how dogs mate or chimpanzees mate. It’s very fast-paced and a different kind of style. So this kind of scene, we’re going to make it very funny and quirky and just silly, and let’s think of like, this animal.” Ashley described how sex scenes are treated “like a dance” and that the intimacy coordinators on “Sex Education” were “amazing”, helping the actors portray the “awkward, embarrassing, but also very normal” sexual experiences teenagers have. “You’re making sure that you’re protected and feel safe,” sheRead more on etcanada.com