Ashley Madekwe has revealed that she was often uncomfortable during her Secret Diary of a Call Girl sex scenes. The actress, who plays Belle's Billie Piper friend Bambi, suggested that people who enjoy filming raunchy scenes are "weird". She added: "I was really lucky this year that all my sex scenes were with David [Dawson, who plays Byron] who I already had that familiarity with. People who enjoy them are weird, I think!
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Ashley Jackson | Saatchi Art
Ashley Jackson is not a man to be sidetracked by questions. I ask, for instance, if there's a tension in his work between creativity and commercialism. Does he deliberately set out to be accessible, to paint pictures that will sell, or is it genuine self-expression? And he's off on a rollercoaster of anecdote that takes him from a boyhood in the Far East to growing up in Huddersfield and Barnsley, to the techniques of Ancient Egyptian mural painters, to the ins and outs of VAT, to the first nude he painted at art school, to his hatred of wind farms, to his admiration of Picasso and Turner, to standing in the queue at the Yorkshire Penny Bank, to his days as an altar boy, and finally, after quite a lot of prompting, back to the question: Is there a conflict between creativity and commercialism? Never has been," he says, smart-casual in jeans with a sparky manner and a chunky power-watch. I had no conflict about earning a living by being commercial.
Ashley's golden celebration
Holmfirth, Huddersfield, Yorkshire, United Kingdom. Born in in Penang,Ashley came to Yorkshire as an 11 year old boy. Seeking solace in the moorland landscape. He tries to capture with his brush what the Bronte's did with a pen.
We have fallen in love with so many of the different contestants on the show, and one of our absolute favorites this season was Ashley Montfort from Indiana. After Ashley was sent home, we knew we just had to catch up with her and ask her a few questions that every fan is wondering! Have you ever wondered how it feels for the contestants to strip down and walk around an island with strangers on national television? We sure do!