Sean Penn's moustache kiss
- Bang Showbiz
- 9 February 2009
Sean Penn's fake moustache fell into his co-star James Franco's mouth during a gay kiss scene in new movie 'Milk'
Sean Penn's fake moustache fell into his co-star's mouth during a gay kiss scene in new movie 'Milk'.
The actor - who plays Harvey Milk, California's first openly gay elected official in the film - couldn't help giggling when his facial hair slipped during a love scene with James Franco.
On set advisor Cleve Jones said: "I was a bit worried about the kissing scenes, I thought there might be awkward moments or stupid jokes. But they never happened - only silly things, like Sean's moustache coming off in James' mouth."
James has previously claimed Sean personally requested more gay sex scenes to be written into the movie.
He said: "In the original script I read, there was only one real kissing scene. A month after the director Gus Van Sant asked me to do it, they sent me another script, and on page five there was a full-on love scene. And I was like, 'Gus, what the heck?' He says, 'Well, it was Sean's idea.' "