During the coronavirus pandemic, Elizabeth Hurley made use of quarantine by modeling bikinis for her 2.1 million followers on Instagram.

The scorching snaps went viral and it drew consideration to the actress and mannequin’s swimwear model whereas she was remoted at dwelling.

“Well, it was challenging because I didn’t leave the country for anywhere hot,” the 56-year-old instructed People (the TV show!) on Tuesday. “I filmed abroad, but I actually filmed in really cold countries. So all I had was my yard and my house, which is England. I didn’t have the beach, I didn’t have the sea, I don’t have any water. We very rarely have the sun.”

The star shared that it was her son Damian Hurley, a fellow mannequin, who gave her a confidence increase to make the leap.

ELIZABETH HURLEY, 56, GLOWS IN LOW-CUT COUTURE ALONGSIDE DEMI MOORE, SON DAMIAN AT MILAN FASHION WEEK

Elizabeth Hurley is seen on the front row of the Versace special event during the Milan Fashion Week - Spring / Summer 2022 on September 26, 2021 in Milan, Italy.

Elizabeth Hurley is seen on the entrance row of the Versace particular occasion in the course of the Milan Fashion Week – Spring / Summer 2022 on September 26, 2021 in Milan, Italy.
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“He said, ‘Mom, just do it,’” Hurley recalled. “I’m like, ‘OK.’ But it’s good. I had him on task, especially during lockdown.”

When it involves model, Hurley isn’t any stranger to taking dangers. It was 1994 when the then-28-year-old, a little-known actress, accompanied her boyfriend Hugh Grant for the premiere of his movie, “Four Weddings and a Funeral.”

For the afterparty purple carpet, Hurley famously wore a black silk Versace gown that was held along with outsized gold security pins.

While the robe made Hurley a family identify in a single day, she doesn’t know the place it’s right now as a result of she “gave it back straight away.”

“I know it’s been in places like the Metropolitan Museum of New York and it’s been in the [Victoria and Albert] museum here [in England],” she instructed the outlet. “I think it’s been on a world tour.”

Elizabeth Hurley and then-boyfriend Hugh Grant.

Elizabeth Hurley and then-boyfriend Hugh Grant.
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Back in January of this yr, Piers Morgan apologized to Hurley for calling her “thirsty and creepy” after she shared a racy topless pic of herself.

In the outdoor photo shared on Instagram, Hurley wore a black and white fluffy coat that partially coated her chest, in addition to white bikini bottoms.

The picture went viral and obtained loads of reward within the feedback, however discovered some critics together with Morgan, 56, who appeared to invest that the actress had instructed her son Damian, 19, to take the image.

After Morgan’s allegation, Hurley took to Twitter the place she shared a number of extra photographs from the photoshoot and clarified who precisely took them.

“Far be it for me to suggest the tabloids get their facts muddled, but these pics were in fact taken by my 80 year old mother,” she wrote on-line. “Not entirely sure if that puts minds at rest or not.”

Elizabeth Liz Hurley and her son Damian Hurley.

Elizabeth Liz Hurley and her son Damian Hurley.
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Hurley launched a London-based swimwear line named Elizabeth Hurley Beach in 2005.

“I decided to venture into beachwear not only because I’ve always been obsessed with vacation clothes, but also because it’s an area where women, regardless of shape or size, can either look amazing or really get it wrong. I wanted to develop resort collections, which make women feel fabulous at any age,” she announced on the company’s site.

In May 2017, the star instructed Closer Weekly that being a mother impressed her to launch the model. She beforehand took a break from Hollywood to give attention to motherhood however discovered herself desirous to do one thing new professionally.

“Looking after my son became my number one task, and it was a joy to have someone else on whom to focus,” Hurley instructed the journal. “I was 36 and had been worrying about myself for quite long enough. I stopped doing movies and TV for the first eight years of his life, and I don’t regret it for a moment. I always put him first.”

ELIZABETH HURLEY WOWS IN TEENY-TINY BIKINI WHILE PROMOTING SWIMWEAR LINE

Elizabeth Hurley attends the inaugural British Ballet Charity Gala presented by Dame Darcey Bussell at The Royal Albert Hall on June 03, 2021 in London, England.

Elizabeth Hurley attends the inaugural British Ballet Charity Gala offered by Dame Darcey Bussell at The Royal Albert Hall on June 03, 2021 in London, England.
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When it got here to launching her swimwear assortment, Hurley added, “It allowed me to be more flexible with my time and work when Damian was at school.”

Still, Hurley insisted she was wanting to tackle new challenges as her son grew older.

“I love my life,” she mentioned. “I love change and I love new experiences.”