“I lend sex toys to my friends”: Maggie Gyllenhaal inundated with vibrators after signing up to film the device’s story
Girls usually share makeup and romantic comedy DVDs.
So it may be surprising to hear Maggie Gyllenhaal make her friends shiver by lending them vibrators.
The Dark Knight actress took advantage of her bountiful streak after being inundated with free sex toys after signing up for the new Hysteria project.
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Controversial: Maggie Gyllenhaal speaks candidly about loaning sex toys to friends after receiving plenty of free samples thanks to her latest movie Hysteria
The film, which also stars Sheridan Smith and Rupert Everett, is set in Victorian times and follows the invention of the risky instrument.
Maggie said: “By the time I finished the movie, I had received 15 vibrators from different people in London with vibrator shops. It was a pleasant surprise.
“So I have this amazing collection and I use one or two.
“I lend them to my friends, and they’ll take them six months in a row.
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The 33-year-old star, sister of actor Donnie Darko Jake Gyllenhaal, said she was prompted by the project to learn more about ‘female sexuality’.
She added, “I decided to do it because I was also interested in female sexuality, although that makes it so scientific.
“I don’t know a lot of people who aren’t interested in female sexuality.
“I was curious about the invention of the vibrator. It’s unusual when you’re reading a romantic comedy where you’re curious about what’s going to happen.
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In the film, she embarks on a BDSM (Bondage, Discipline, Sadomasochism) relationship and was forced to crawl on all fours while performing menial tasks – in what has now become an iconic image.
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