Here’s the hilarious reason Hugh Grant got a rash after kissing Ben Whishaw


Hugh and Ben in A Very English Scandal | Photo: BBC

Hugh Grant has revealed that he got a rash from Ben Whishaw’s beard after kissing him for their new TV show.

The Four Weddings and a Funeral star appears alongside Lilting actor Ben in the upcoming BBC miniseries A Very English Scandal.

‘There we were on a Sunday morning shooting, we do a whole love story really in a day,’ Hugh said. ‘We just went for it. I got a rash. I went home to my kids with a rash from Ben’s beard.’

The first episode of the three-part drama airs on Sunday 20, May at 9pm on BBC One.

‘When he was my wife, we were a very unhappy couple’

Hugh and Ben portrayed a married couple in the film Cloud Atlas.

Reminiscing about the film, Hugh furthermore joked to Metro: ‘When he was my wife, we were a very unhappy couple. In this one, we just went for it.’

Ben, who is best known as Q in the last two Bond films , married his husband Mark Bradshaw in 2012.

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