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Kelly Brook defends going nude for burlesque group Crazy Horse

entertainment Updated: Oct 29, 2012 18:19 IST
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Model-actress Kelly Brook has defended her decision to shed her clothes in a risque revue show, insisting burlesque is an art form and features nudity in a beautiful way.

The Piranha 3D star will join the cast of Crazy Horse's Forever Crazy here for one week as a guest performer next month and she will appear alongside fully naked dancers, reported Sun online.

Kelly Brook recently tweeted this picture of herself taken during a costume fitting session for the show.

"It might surprise some people to hear that getting my kit off is not what I'm about. I don't need to be in a strip show and that isn't what burlesque is about - it's so much more than just the striptease," she said.

"It's an art form which has been around for more than 170 years...," she added.

Brook, 32, previously shed clothes on stage to portray a lapdancer in the 2000 play Eye Contact, and she also stripped off in a production of Calendar Girls.

More on show
Crazy Horse is now showing on London’s South Bank, seducing audiences with its show Forever Crazy. All of the style, glamour, sophistication and mystique of the Parisian show will be recreated inside a beautiful purpose-built venue on the South Bank, behind the National Theatre for three months.

Forever Crazy is a celebration of the inexhaustible subject of womanhood. Starring the famous Crazy Dancers direct from Paris, the 2 hour London show (including 30 minute interval) is undeniably stylish, inexplicably fashionable, 100% entertaining!

More than ten million people have watched the Crazy Horse show across the globe.

Kelly Brook will perform Lecon d’Erotisme, one of the cabaret’s most iconic acts. She will be playing sexy Miss Bisou character in the show. She will join the Parisian avant-garde show on November 1 till November 8.

Celeb like Dita Von Teese, Carmen Electra and Pamela Anderson have also earlier featured in the show.

(With additional inputs)