Lights, cameras, action: Hello, Dolly!
Soap opera productions seeking to ramp up filming and keep things steamy in a time of COVID-19 social distancing protocols are using sex dolls as props for love-making scenes, according to numerous news outlets.
The bold approach to workplace safety on set might not be so “beautiful,” quipped the New York Daily News.
The production crew for “The Bold and The Beautiful” was the first to take on the newest approach to safe sex while filming, according to Forbes, which discovered the practice of using dolls for productions isn’t so new.
“We have some life-like, blow-up dolls that have been sitting around here for the past 15 years, that we’ve used for various other stories — (like) when people were presumed dead,” Bradley Bell, executive producer and head writer, told the magazine. “We’re dusting off the dolls and putting new wigs and make-up on them and they’ll be featured in love scenes.”
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