Six reporters, photographers and media chiefs are to be tried for invasion of privacy over topless photos of Kate Middleton

In a beautiful written piece for the New York Times, Trevor Noah paints a picture of his childhood with his mother

Jessica Alba whipped herself in the face while filming Sin City: A Dame to Kill For

2014-08-21 20:00
Jessica Alba
Los Angeles - Jessica Alba accidentally whipped herself in the face while filming Sin City: A Dame to Kill For.

The 33-year-old actress - who reprises her role as stripper Nancy Callahan in the sequel to 2005's Sin City - came away with various injuries after attempting to master wielding a bullwhip for the movie.

She said: "I whipped myself a couple of times in the face. I didn't mean to ... you have to whip it really fast and I had to look cool, and there was wind, and I was trying to channel Beyoncé."

Alba also performs some risqué pole-dancing moves in the sequel which left her knees and back incredibly sore.

Appearing on Conan last night, she said: "I was really sore when I came home, I was usually icing my knees and my back, and asking my husband to massage me. I would record the dances and be like, 'See babe, this is why I need you to rub my knees tonight.' And he'd say, 'My hands are tired.' "

The stunning actress' likeness has been used for a new movie tie-in action figure but she admits it's a "little weird" to be turned into a plastic toy - especially as the toys aren't for children due to the film's violent content.

She added: "It's a little inappropriate. I think this is an adult action figure. I've had a few action figures for Dark Angel, Fantastic Four, the first Sin City and now this. I have them in storage, it's weird to have them around the house. It might be a little weird."

Watch the interview here:

Read more on:    jessica alba  |  celebrities  |  movies
NEXT ON CHANNEL24X publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.

Recent News

'Shaun the Sheep' is set to get a sequel and is expected to be the biggest and most exciting adventure yet. Read More »
Add your review

The second teaser for the local flick Jagveld is out and it's even more mysterious than the first. Read More »
Add your review

inside channel 24

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.