Javier Bardem has remembered the time he worked as a stripper for a day.
During an appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, The The 53-year-old actor has opened up about the time he drunkenly signed up for a strip concert when he was 20.
the being the richards The star revealed that he had been “walking out of a friend’s fiancée’s cake” when the club owner asked him to come back.
“I did my routine again on the dance floor at the nightclub, and the owner of the nightclub said, ‘Are you going to do that every Friday?’ And I said, ‘Yes, of course!’ because he was drunk,” Bardem said.
He said the club ended up hiring him. The actor showed up the following Friday for his performance and invited his mother and sister to attend the event to provide moral support for Bardem.
“I was so nervous I called my mom and sister to come with me to my strip number,” he said. “There was no one, I think there were like three people there. And he was very embarrassing, but I did it! I’m an artist and I have my job.”
According to uproxx, Bardem was wearing a tuxedo and dancing to Joe Cocker’s “You Can Leave Your Hat On” that day.
Earlier this year, Bardem admitted that he and Penelope Cruz once made Prince arrive an hour late for his own concert.
appearing in the show tonight On Monday (January 17), Bardem told host Jimmy Fallon that his wife was a friend of the late singer and that they had visited his home several times.
The actor then recalled the incident that occurred when he and Cruz were having dinner at Prince’s London home with actor Jordi Mollà before a concert.