Salma Hayek Recalls Getting Severely Injured by a Monkey Who Attacked Her While Filming Frida
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Actress Salma Hayek suffered "severe" injuries when she was attacked by a monkey while working on her 2002 film Frida. Hayek, 53, opened up about the incident in a new video for Vogue, in which she discusses some of the most iconic fashion moments throughout her career, reports aceshowbiz.com. Opening up on a photoshoot she did with the monkey at the time, Hayek said: "This next one is 2002 when I did Frida and this was in Vogue, and I was very proud to be part of Vogue for the first time in my life." The Eternals: Angelina Jolie, Salma Hayek and Cast Have a Blast at Pre-Christmas Bash! (View Pic)

"This monkey, who was named Tyson, actually attacked me during the filming of Frida, and I was really severely injured. But I was brave enough to let him come back and work again in the movie, and then I still did a photo shoot with him for Vogue afterward," she said. Salma Hayek Shares a Picture with Game of Thrones Star Kit Harrington, Says She’s Excited to Work with Him in Marvel’s Eternals.

Hayek later quipped: "I was really hoping he wouldn't go for my face!" The biographical film, also starring Alfred Molina, Geoffrey Rush and Antonio Banderas, saw Hayek nominated for an Academy Award for her portrayal of surrealist Mexican painter Frida Kahlo.