Kate Beckinsale is belatedly expressing her gratitude to erstwhile co-stars Robert Sean Leonard and Keanu Reeves for their last-minute assistance successful making definite her first-ever Cannes Film Festival quality went smoothly.
On Monday, Beckinsale posted a throwback photograph on Instagram showing her connected the reddish carpet with Leonard and Reeves conscionable earlier a screening of their film, “Much Ado About Nothing,” astatine the French festival successful 1993.
Though the trio of stars is each smiles, Beckinsale said the representation disguises the information that she would person experienced a wardrobe malfunction were it not for Leonard and Reeves’ help.
“I had bought the bodysuit successful the Sock Shop astatine the airdrome and erstwhile I got successful the car to thrust to the premiere with Denzel and Pauletta Washington, each the poppers successful the crotch popped themselves unfastened and it flipped up similar a roller blind,” the British histrion wrote successful the caption. “I didn’t consciousness it was due to spell delving astir successful my undercarriage with each of america successful the backmost of the car truthful I conscionable softly panicked.”
According to Beckinsale, she informed Leonard and Reeves astir the contented and the 2 men “both jumped successful to prevention me” without reservation.
“In this representation I americium holding the beforehand gusset down and the 2 of them are holding the backmost gusset,” she explained. “Absolute legends who whitethorn not adjacent person afloat understood the physics of what was happening oregon adjacent heard the connection ‘gusset’ before.”
Beckinsale, who was calved successful London, made her big-screen acting debut arsenic Hero successful “Much Ado About Nothing,” Kenneth Branagh’s adaptation of William Shakespeare’s drama of the aforesaid name. The movie besides featured appearances by Branagh, Michael Keaton and Emma Thompson.
As of Tuesday afternoon, Beckinsale’s post had received much than 128,000 likes, arsenic good arsenic a plethora of quirky comments from immoderate of her different celebrated pals.
“Hysterical,” wrote histrion Naomi Watts.
Added histrion Nathalie Boltt: “This determination shall everlastingly beryllium named The Three Person Rollerblind.”
It’s harmless to accidental that Beckinsale has go a batch much assured successful her reddish carpet appearances successful the 30 years since “Much Ado About Nothing” was released. At this year’s Cannes Film Festival, she attended the premiere of “La Passion de Dodin Bouffant” successful a sheer greenish bodysuit and level magnitude skirt by Zuhair Murad Couture.