Dawn French: ‘I’ve had lesbian fantasies’
The comic has revealed that she has had fantasies about other women – and even kissed Jennifer Saunders.
Dawn French has given a frank and honest interview about her sex life – including fantasies she has had about other women.
The actress – who recently released her third novel ‘According to Yes’ – says she has fantasised about “all kinds of things”.
“I’ve thought about it. I haven’t wanted to do it enough otherwise I would have,” she told The Telegraph.
“I’ve fantasised about all kinds of things, including [women].”
The Vicar of Dibley star also recalled locking lip with long-time comedy partner Jennifer Saunders.
French had to kiss Saunders – an experience she described as “lovely” – as part of a lesbian fantasy in Me and Mamie O’Rourke, a play they featured in together during the mid-1990s.
However, despite admitting that there are some women she finds very attractive, she does not think “she would actually do” anything.
“As far as I know I’m straight,” she said.
“There are a couple of women I think if I really met them, but they’re famous people in America that I think, ‘Oooh I think I would with her!’
“But actually confronted with the real, actual throbbing person, I’m not sure I would.”
Dawn also said she likes to have sex with the lights on and doesn’t have an issue with her body image.
In an interview with The Times Magazine, she said: “I have never done an interview without people talking about my weight.
“I am not stupid. I know this is what people seem to want. I wish they didn’t.
“It’s my shell, that’s all it is. Move on,” she added.
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“I’ve never been somebody to have sex with the lights off. I don’t mind getting my gear off, I never have, and I think, ‘Why is this different?’
“And all I could think of was that in my family this was not an issue.”
Meanwhile, Jennifer Saunders this week shared images of the upcoming Ab Fab movie – as the film finally began shooting in the south of France.
“I am thrilled and excited to finally start filming,” she said.
“We are all taking our medication and hoping for the best.”