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Helen Mirren Poses Topless for New York Magazine

June 23, 2010 (6:21 am) GMT
In a bid to publicize her role as Grace Botempo in her upcoming movie 'Love Ranch', the 64-year-old actress poses topless in the Juergen Teller shoot.

Although she is now in her 60s, has no doubt about shedding her clothes for camera. The "" actress has posed topless for New York Magazine as part of the Juergen Teller shoot to publicize her latest role as a brothel madam in an upcoming movie "", a film which is directed by her husband Taylor Hackford.

In one shot, Helen Mirren is seen showing lots of skin as she sits in a bath while holding a paper cup. Another photo, additionally, shows the Oscar-winning star lying back in the bathtub with water covering her body but her breasts still can be seen.

During an interview with the magazine, Mirren spoke out about her bad girl potential. "I'm still the good girl who wants to be a bad girl. But I'll never make it as a bad girl," she said. "I'm not a prude or a moralist and I never have been, but I'm too fearful, too much of a wimp, really."

Meanwhile, when asked about using her sexuality to advance her early career, Mirren answered, "The Playboy Mansion, coke, and the rise of all that - Guccione and Hefner always pushed it as liberation, but it didn't seem like that to me. That was women obeying the sexualized form created by men."

"Though maybe we always do that, because we want to be attractive. But I was kind of a trailblazer because I demanded to do it my own way," Mirren added. "I'd say, 'I'm not having it put on me by someone else.' I didn't want to be the sort of puritanical good girl with a little white collar who says, 'Don't shag until you get married'."

In "Love Ranch", Helen Mirren portrays Grace Botempo, the madam of the real Mustang Ranch, a popular '70 whorehouse in Reno, Nevada. The big screen project, which also features , , and Sergio Peris-Mencheta, is set to be released in limited U.S. theaters on June 30.

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