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During the coronavirus pandemic, Elizabeth Hurley made use of the quarantine by modeling a bikini for her 2.1 million followers on Instagram.

The sizzling pictures went viral and it drew attention to the actress and model’s swimwear brand while she was in isolation at home.

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“Well, it was challenging because I didn’t leave the country to heat anywhere,” the 56-year-old told People (TV Show!) on Tuesday. “I filmed overseas, but I filmed in really cold countries. So I had my yard and my house, which is England. I didn’t have a beach, I didn’t have the sea, I didn’t have any water.” We have very little sun.”

The star shared that it was her son, Damien Hurley, a fellow model, who gave her the confidence to take the plunge.

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Elizabeth Hurley, 56, dazzles at Milan Fashion Week in a low-cut costume with Demi Moore, son Damien

“He said, ‘Mom, just do it,'” Hurley recalled. “I’m like, ‘Okay.’ But it’s cool. I hired him, especially during the lockdown.”

When it comes to style, Hurley is no stranger to taking risks. It was 1994 when the then 28-year-old, a little-known actress, accompanied her boyfriend Hugh Grant to the premiere of their film “Four Weddings and a Funeral”.

For the afterparty red carpet, Hurley famously wore a black silk Versace dress, which was teamed with an oversized gold safety pin.

While the gown made Hurley a household name overnight, she doesn’t know where she is today because she “made it back immediately.”

“I know it’s been in places like the Metropolitan Museum of New York and it’s been there [Victoria and Albert] museum here [in England],” she told the outlet. “I think it’s on a world tour.”

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Elizabeth Hurley and then-boyfriend Hugh Grant.

In January of this year, Piers Morgan apologized to Hurley for calling her “thirsty and creepy” after she shared a lush topless photo of herself.

in outdoor photo Shared on Instagram, Hurley wore a black and white fluffy coat that partially covered her chest, as well as white bikini bottoms.

The image went viral and received much praise in the comments, but got some critics, including 56-year-old Morgan, who speculated that the actress asked her 19-year-old son, Damien, to take the picture.

After Morgan’s accusation, Hurley took to twitter Where he shared some more shots from the photoshoot and clarified who actually took them.

She wrote online, “It’s far-fetched for me to suggest that the tabloids overstate their facts, but these photos were actually taken by my 80-year-old mother.” “Not entirely sure whether it relaxes the mind.”

Elizabeth Liz Hurley and her son Damien Hurley.

Hurley launched a London-based swimwear line called Elizabeth Hurley Beach in 2005.

“I decided to venture into beachwear not only because I’ve always had a passion for holiday clothing, but also because it’s an area where women, regardless of shape or size, either look amazing or go really wrong. I wanted to develop resort collections that make women feel fabulous at any age.” He announced on the company’s site.

In May 2017, Star reported closure weekly That being a mother inspired her to launch the brand. She had previously taken a break from Hollywood to focus on motherhood, but wanted to innovate herself professionally.

“Taking care of my son became my number one job, and it was a pleasure to have someone else to focus on,” Hurley told the magazine. “I was 36 and worrying about myself for a long time. I stopped doing movies and TV for the first eight years of his life, and I don’t regret it for a moment. I’ve always Put him first.”

Elizabeth Hurley wears tiny bikini while promoting swimwear line

Elizabeth Hurley attends the inaugural British Ballet Charity Gala presented by Dame Darcy Bussel at The Royal Albert Hall on June 03, 2021 in London, England.

When it came to launching her swimwear collection, Hurley said, “It allowed me to be more flexible with my time and work than when Damien was in school.”

Still, Hurley insisted that as her son grew older, she was eager to take on new challenges.

“I love my life,” she said. “I love change and I love new experiences.”