‘I was afraid her breasts would spill out on my plate!’: Sophia Loren finally explains that famous photo with Jayne Mansfield taken in 1957

famous photo Sophia Loren with with Jayne Mansfield
Sophia Loren remember her 50’s photo with Jayne Mansfield

Retro Sex Symbols : Sophia Loren with Jayne Mansfield

It is one of the most famous photographs taken in Hollywood in the 1950s.

Sophia Loren is caught staring down at Jayne Mansfield’s ample cleavage as they sit side-by-side during a fancy cocktail party at the Beverly Hills Hotel in 1957.

This week the 80-year-old Italian movie star finally explained to Entertainment Weekly what happened when the flashbulb went off.

‘Look at that picture. Where are my eyes?’ Sophia told the publication.

‘I’m staring at her nipples because I am afraid they are about to come onto my plate.’

 famous photo Sophia Loren with with Jayne Mansfield

famous photo Sophia Loren with with Jayne Mansfield

The photo that raised millions of eyebrows: Sophia Loren gave a disapproving look at Jayne Mansfield in 1957 during a cocktail party at the Beverly Hills Hotel; the beauty told Entertainment Weekly she was ‘afraid’ of the blonde’s cleavage (Dailymail).

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Sophia Loren in 2014

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Jayne Mansfield nip slip

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Sophia Loren in the 50’s

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An icon, always: The Italian looker in an alluring set-up shoot in her home in Naples in 1952
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beautiful young Sophia Loren: The actress here in 1957 would go on to star in dozens of movies
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