Accidents happen and Henry Cavill is no exception either. In an interview with Men’s Fitness in 2015, the actor opened up about some embarrassing incidents that took place during his time in The Tudors. The show had been his big break in the industry which led to him being able to build a name for himself.
The actor expressed his awkwardness about filming intimate scenes onset, and how they weren’t the best scenes to shoot. Especially when Henry Cavill accidentally got aroused while shooting an intimate scene with an actress once.
The Embarrassing Incident With Henry Cavill
In the interview, Henry Cavill revealed how he had found himself in an awkward stance with an actress while they were filming an intimate scene. He stated that he got aroused during the scene and found himself in a rather compromising position.
He then elaborated on how much he had to apologize to the actress afterward. Although it was not as much in his control, he kept on apologizing profusely because of the incident. The tension that was to be acted out in the scene had become too intense for the actor and had backfired for him in return.
“You don’t think of s*x scenes as showing your bum to the nation,” he explains. “It’s actually acutely uncomfortable being n*ked in a roomful of people. The very last thing it is is s*xy. The actual physicality is very uncomfortable.”
Being aroused in front of so many people in a professional environment is unsuitable and can be embarrassing for both actors. So Cavill’s interaction had been both awkward and uncomfortable.
Henry Cavill’s Take On American Dating
The then 32 years old actor had stated how he was not fond of the American dating style and wanted to find just one person to see where the relationship would go instead of dating multiple people at once and then hoping to find someone you wish to go ahead with.
“American dating is like carpet bombing.”
He stated how he would like a wife and a family in the future and how he would like to begin by talking. He also then explained how although things have changed a lot since he was a kid, back as a teenager Henry Cavill wasn’t the center of attraction for the ladies. In fact, the actor had been overweight.
“They used to call me Fat Cavill,” he recalls. “I was a prime target for them. I actually had rolls of fat on me.”
The actor then talked about how much he admires food and as a kid would indulge a lot in eating. He claimed that he still enjoys eating and can always appreciate good food and alcohol. He then proceeded to explain how although people did make fun of him, he was never bullied.
Source: Entertainment Times