09:11 EST, 4 April 2014
14:09 EST, 4 April 2014
She raised eyebrows earlier this year when she opened up about pubic hair in her new health manual Body Book.
But now Cameron Diaz has decided to set the record straight during an appearance on the Graham Norton Show, which will air on Friday evening.
She said: ‘I would like to clear up what I said. I don’t care what women do with it but we should be informed about how their bodies work. It is there for a reason and to laser it off is to lose it forever!’
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Clearing things up: Cameron Diaz discussed pubic hair on the Graham Norton show, which airs on Friday evening
Grabbing director Richard Ayoade’s hair as a prop she added: ‘It will never come back and I think women should consider what forever means.’
Not surprisingly the topic of conversation left the other guests on the show – Kylie Minogue and Russell Crowe rather bemused.
Kylie, who of course is not a stranger to stripping off, looked rather bashful as the intimate topic was discussed.
Clearing things up: The actress had previously talked about the importance of female grooming
In a section of her book called In Praise Of Pubes, the actress goes into graphic detail about maintaining the ‘lovely curtain of pubic hair’ that ‘surrounds that glorious, delicate flower of yours.’
‘I hear that there’s a big fad these days of young women undergoing laser hair removal on all of their lady bits,’ Cameron writes in the self-help book. ‘Personally, I think permanent laser hair removal sounds like a crazy idea.’
She then goes into detail about the potential health benefits of remaining natural, before making the case that pubic hair is sexy.
Bashful: Kylie Minogue came over all shy as they discussed the rather intimate topic
Cameron describes the hair as a ‘pretty draping’ that is both ‘enticing’ and ‘mysterious.’
Kylie and Cameron did however bond when discussing the topic of relationships.
The pint-sized pop princess said: ‘I work a lot and I have a team, my people, and there are a few whispers down the corridor and it’s stuff like that. It’s not vetting, but you kind of have to have your eyes open. It’s as awkward for me as it is for anyone.’
What a line up: (left to right) Russell Crowe, Kylie Minogue, presenter Graham Norton, Cameron Diaz and Richard Ayoade appear on the first show of the new series
Cameron, empathising with Kylie, said: ‘I try to keep everything discreet until I figure out whether or not it’s something I want to take into the world in any way.’
During the show Cameron also talked about her new film Annie, admitting: ‘I am terrified of singing and the day I went to meet the music coordinator I burst into tears and was hysterically crying.
‘When I did My Best Friend’s Wedding I didn’t try and stop the singing scene, but I was very reluctant. I was sweating and it was like stepping out onto a cliff for me.’
The Graham Norton Show, BBC One and BBC One HD, 4th April at 10.35pm
She knows a thing or two: Cameron wore a skintight leather dress as she promoted new film The Other Woman in London this week
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