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Jameela Jamil shares the unusual injury she got filming She-Hulk

"You'll probably have to bleep this out"

By Alastair James

Words: Alastair James; pictures: Marvel Studios

We all know that superhero movies and TV shows come with a fair amount of stunts which presents the risk of the occasional bruise or strained muscle.

She-Hulk: Attorney at Law‘s Jameela Jamil is definitely aware of that now, as we’re sure she was prior to filming the Disney+ show about lawyer Jennifer Walters (Tatiana Maslany) who takes the abilities of her cousin who just so happens to be The Hulk (Mark Ruffalo)

Speaking to ET at the recent premiere of the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s latest addition, Jamil revealed one injury she sustained during her time as super-villain, Titania. 

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Explaining how she “did it all” in reference to doing her own stunt scenes on the show Jamil shared, “I was hurting in a place that I really didn’t know exists.”

“Like, you’ll probably have to bleep this out, but I pulled a muscle in my a**hole,” she continued. “I didn’t know that was possible!”

The presenter turned actress learned jiu-jitsu, kung fu, and “combat in the air” for her role but added she wasn’t sure how much would be CGI-ed in later.

“I got to do all my stunts pretty much myself! And that was something I’ve never done before because I’m the ultimate couch potato. I am just a puddle with bangs,” she also said.

Jamil came out as queer in 2020 before later clarifying that she “fancies everyone”.

She-Hulk debuts on Disney+ today (Thursday 18 August) with new episodes appearing weekly.