Riley Keough ‘really uncomfortable’ filming sex scene with real-life husband: ‘It was so weird’

Riley Keough Reveals Unexpectedly ‘Awkward’ Filming Sex Scenes With Real-life Husband Ben Smith-Petersen for Her New Series ‘Daisy Jones & The Six’ made it

During a Thursday appearance on “Late Night With Seth Meyers,” 33 year old actress In one scene, explaining that her character Daisy “connects with random people”, the show’s producers told her it would be “very interesting” to cast an Australian stuntman for a cameo role.

Myers then asked Keough if simulating intercourse with a spouse on set was “more or less awkward”.

“It was more awkward,” admitted the Golden Globe nominee.

Riley Keough and husband Ben Petersen-Smith at the premiere of Daisy and the Six

Riley Keough described filming sex scenes with her real-life husband, Ben Smith-Petersen, as “awkward”.

She continued, “I think they thought it wouldn’t be so awkward. And then we got there, and they’re like, ‘This is really uncomfortable.’

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“For one thing, I’ve never pretended to have sex with my husband,” Keough added with a laugh. You can say, “Hello, nice to meet you,” and get down to business. It’s very professional. ”

“But with him…really, we were giggling the whole time. It was so weird.”

The “Logan Lucky” star said the situation was even more troubling because her character shouldn’t have “enjoyed much” in sexual encounters.

“I kept thinking, ‘This is not what real life is like,'” he said with a laugh. “And I was like, ‘I’ll just keep it to myself.'”

Keough married Smith-Petersen in 2015 after meeting on the set of Mad Max: Fury Road.Smith-Petersen reveals she had a couple got a daughter secretly Last January, when he gave a speech at the memorial service for Keough’s mother, Lisa Marie Presley.

The only child of Elvis and Priscilla Presley passed away suddenly at the age of 54 on January 12th. Lisa’s investigation into Marie’s cause of death is ongoing.

Riley Keough husband Ben Petersen

The two met on the set of “Mad Max: Fury Road” and married in 2015.

Keough made her first red carpet appearance since her mother’s death when she attended the premiere of ‘Daisy Jones and the Six’ in Hollywood last week with Smith-Petersen.

The actress stars as Daisy Jones, lead singer of 1970s rock band, in a 10-episode Amazon Prime Video miniseries based on Taylor Jenkins Reid’s 2019 book of the same name. The character was loosely influenced by her experiences with Stevie Nicks and her Fleetwood Mack.

The show’s synopsis reads, “In 1977, Daisy Jones & The Six were on top of the world. The band rose from obscurity to fame, and after a sold-out show at Chicago’s Soldier Field, they called it a show.” Decades later, the band members have agreed to reveal the truth.”

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“Daisy Jones and the Six” also stars Sam Claflin. Camila Morrone Suki Waterhouse, Sebastian Chacon, Josh Whitehouse, Navija Bee, Will Harrison, Tom Wright, Aisha Harris, Jacqueline Obrador, Timothy Olympant.

In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter on the red carpet, Keough shared how she felt the role of Daisy was meant for her.

“It’s really weird,” she told the outlet. I’m going to act,’ I thought. I knew I was going to play her, it was the same feeling I had when I found out I was going to marry her husband.

Lisa Marie Presley and daughter Riley Keough

Keough is the daughter of the late Lisa Marie Presley, who died suddenly in January.

The “Zola” star told Vanity Fair that she had no singing or vocal training prior to taking on the role of rock star Daisy.

“I don’t consider myself a singer,” Keough said. “My previous experience was singing in the shower. That’s pretty much it.”

She continued, “People keep asking me if I was born to play this role because my familyand honestly, I was born to play every role I’ve ever played.

“I had never sung before, so I took the role because I wanted to sing. I worked really hard and put a lot of time into it for a year and a half. It didn’t happen overnight.”

In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Keough credited the show’s musical team, which included musician Tony Berg and songwriter Blake Mills, for helping Rockstar succeed despite her inexperience. increase.

“They taught us songs and we were at bandcamp,” Keough said. “They essentially turned us into rock stars.”