Hollywood icon Meryl Streep
made sure she didn't stuff up her acting dreams - by padding out her bra in a bid to land roles.
The double Oscar
-winner admits playing the sexy card to catch the eye of casting directors - boosting her assets to increase her chance of film offers.
And her efforts didn't go unnoticed - her fake curves persuaded late movie maker Sydney Pollack
to cast her in critically acclaimed Out of Africa
She explains, "I have cheated to get a part. The first time I was on Broadway years ago. Before the audition I filled my 32DD bra cups with paper towels.
"I got the part! I did it again to Sydney Pollack for Out of Africa. I'd heard he didn't think I was sexy enough so I filled them up again."
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