Cameron Diaz: I barely worked out for scenes

Cameron Diaz "barely worked out" before stripping off in scenes for 'The Other Woman', where she is seen running down a beach in a bikini with model Kate Upton

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Cameron Diaz "barely worked out" before stripping off in scenes for 'The Other Woman'.

The 41-year-old actress, who is seen running down a beach in a bikini with Sports Illustrated model Kate Upton, 21, in the new movie, admits she wasn't worried about her figure and being filmed with an actress half her age.

Talking on 2Day FM radio station, she explained: "When I did that scene I was barely working out.

"I wasn't like 'Oh my God, I am going to be in a bikini and Kate is going to be in a bikini and what is everyone going to think of me.

"I am 20 years older than her. I am not trying to be her. She is a beautiful woman. We are completely different and I celebrate her."

The blonde star also insists she doesn't wish to be 21 anymore and she feels "great" about her body, adding: "I am very happy to be 41 and I love it."

Kate - who joins Leslie Mann on screen for comedy 'The Other Woman' - has become friends with Cameron after they gossiped about ex-boyfriends together.

Asked who is more likely to call an ex when they're drunk, Cameron, who is single and previously dated Justin Timberlake, replied: "I don't have anybody I want to drink dial."

And Kate, whose former boyfriends include Dancing With The Stars professional Maksim Chmerkovskiy, added: "I don't have anyone I want to talk to. They're an ex for a reason. I'm like, 'Okay, and go! Next!"

The Other Woman

  • 2 stars
  • 2014
  • US
  • 109 min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Nick Cassavetes
  • Written by: Melissa Stack
  • Cast: Cameron Diaz, Leslie Mann, Kate Upton, Taylor Kinney, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Lisa Maffia, Nicki Minaj
  • UK release: 23 April 2014

When lawyer Carly (Diaz) falls for Mark (Coster-Waldau), he seems too good to be true. He is: he's already married to Kate (Mann), and is having another affair with Amber (Upton). Cassavetes' film squanders its subversive wronged-women-seek-revenge premise in clichés, weak gags and an all-round lack of sass.

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