Reflecting on his earlier career, Michelle suggested that she had been forced to participate in sessions of sexy pictures for men’s magazines, she didn’t “necessarily want to do”.
The actress said that she felt shy in front of the cameras and has not participated in the shooting because it was assumed that this was part of his work.
She said to Cosmopolitan magazine: “It was not something that I really wanted to really do. I remember having been very shy because I was very young.
“But I thought that this was part of the tv.
“Now that I am older, I realize that it is OK to say no to something that does not satisfy you 100%. You are not obliged to do so because you think that you need to do it. “
Michelle continued: “But I will say that this is not a reflection on Coronation Street. I had a network and a team of brilliant and the team of public relations was fabulous and was really of me, and it was a different era at the time. ”
It has been suggested that the soap had a culture of exploitation of young actresses for the filming of the guys, adding: “everyone has done it at this time. ”
The confession of Michelle occurs a few weeks only after his compatriot and star of Corrie, Suranne Jones, has slammed the soap for have to pressure photos of guys.
The actress of 41 years was 21 years old when she joined the show as Karen McDonald in the 200.
It was stated in the podcast, ” Give Me Strength: “The first few months, I was taken and put in a bikini in Barbados …
“At this time, I had been on holiday abroad with my friends that in Spain. I said to myself ” Wow ” .
“Then, I participated in a special program for Stars In Their Eyes, and then I published a magazine with a bra and panties. They you would give a glass of champagne to relax for a bit. ”
She added: “I remember thinking that it was fun at the beginning, but I realized that this was not what I enrolled in. “