Followers of the 2000 cult classic Coyote Ugly likely revere LeAnn Rimes for her contribution of musical hits to the film, including the smash single “Can’t Fight the Moonlight.” However, Rimes herself maintains the film holds a deeper place for her, having introduced her to adulthood and sexuality.
Rimes, who appears at the end of the film dancing on a bar with the film’s hot-stuff stars Piper Perabo, Tyra Banks and Bridget Moynahan, recalls being a naïve teenager thrust abruptly into a globe of hot expectations. As she told ET: “I was 17. I was…this little sweet innocent girl…I walk on set and they hand me these chicken cutlets to put in my bra and they’re like, ‘Push ’em up’…That was my introduction into sexuality and being sexualized as a woman.”
“It was interesting,” the 38-year-old added. “It was quite a shock to the system. ……
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