Gillian Anderson has vowed never to wear a bra again after the lockdown because it was too uncomfortable and joked that she didn’t care if her breasts ‘reached the belly button’.
Hosted an Instagram Live on Monday where she answered questions from her 1.8 million fans. Gillian, 52, revealed she was now ‘too lazy’ to wear a bra.
One fan asked The Crown star to explain what outfit she was wearing during the lockdown and she gave a very funny response.
Liberating: Gillian Anderson has vowed to never wear a bra again after the lockdown for being too uncomfortable and joked that she doesn’t care if her breasts ‘reach the belly button’
As she sits on her couch in Atlanta, she explains: ‘It’s probably the same with my clothes unlocked’ I mean, I got really lazy and I don’t wear a bra anymore. I can’t wear a bra. I can’t, no, I can’t. Forgive me.
“I don’t care if my breasts reach my belly button, I don’t wear a bra anymore. It’s too uncomfortable.
‘So yes, comfortable black track pants and a matching hoodie. I would wear it every day if I could.’
His words have since sparked confusion among people on social media who explained they were planning to follow in his footsteps and throw away their bras.
Honest: Hosted an Instagram Live on Monday where she answered questions from her 1.8 million fans Gillian, 52, (pictured in April) revealed she’s now ‘too lazy’ to wear a bra
One person wrote: ‘If two-time Golden Globe and Emmy-winning actress Gillian Anderson says no more bras we disagree.’
Another said: ‘I’ve never worn a bra and I got a lot of nasty comments about it, so knowing Gillian Anderson doesn’t wear a bra anymore is the most exciting information for me!’
It came after the actress delighted fans when she reunited with former X-Files co-star David Duchovny, 60, who plays Dana Scully and Fox Mulder, respectively, earlier this year.
The Crown actress took to Instagram to share two photos showing her and her ex-partner in crime, as she was introduced to her dog.
Funny: A fan asked The Crown star to describe the outfit she wore during lockdown and she gave a very funny response about never wearing a bra again
Gillian and David became household names in the ’90s thanks to their roles as FBI Special Agents in the beloved sci-fi series The X-Files.
His 1.8 million Instagram followers immediately flooded the comments section to be happy with the reunion – declaring that they were ‘reuniting the band’.
An Instagram user wrote: ‘Putting the band back together… the way you know this is going to destroy the internet… I just died a thousand deaths from one photo!!…
‘sweet!! watching x files as we speak, what a duo!… Omgggg this photo is everything… HELL YEA KING AND THE QUEEN IS BACK… I still love them both after all these years. Forever my OTP.’
All together: Gillian and David Duchovny, 60, who play Dana Scully and Fox Mulder, respectively, delight viewers once again as they reunite
Back when: Gillian and David became household names in the ’90s thanks to their roles as FBI Special Agents in the science fiction series The X-Files
Last year, Gillian reflected on her decision to leave Hollywood and move to London at the height of her fame.
‘I had a complicated relationship with being so famous so young and seeing the worst parts of the industry. I hated it so much and wanted to leave,” he told Australia’s TV Week magazine.
‘Now that I’m older, I can put things into perspective. The rewards I received for following my instincts were numerous, and I never got to the point of even considering moving back to America,” he added.
Excitement! His 1.8 million Instagram followers immediately flooded the comments section to be happy with the reunion – declaring that they were ‘reuniting the band’
Gillian, who spent years living in England as a child, explained that she ‘always missed England and always knew she would end up coming back here’.
The Emmy winner was born in Chicago, and the family then moved to Puerto Rico for 15 months and then London.
The Sex Education star returned to the United States with her family at the age of 11 and they settled in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Back when: Last year, Gillian reflected on her decision to leave Hollywood and move to London at the height of her fame (pictured on the show in 2002)