Sean Bean’s balls-waxing tranny shock
MACHO actor Sean Bean has revealed the hardest thing about playing a transvestite was walking in stilettos and having to wax his entire body – including his balls!
The Yorkshireman, 53, plays a crossdressing bloke in the new Jimmy McGovern drama Accused, which aired on BBC1 last night.
He said: “This is the most demanding role I’ve played – partly because of the full body wax!”
Sheffield-born Bean is best known his portrayal of a maverick rifleman in 1990s TV series Sharpe, but he donned a wig, dress and stilettos for his latest role.
He added: “There I am, a big bloke, it’s a week before filming and I’m practising walking in high heels around my house.
“It felt like I was on stilts. I thought, ‘This hurts, I’ll never stop hobbling. I need to be able to get my posture right’.
“My sympathies go out to women now. I understand what they go through.”