Michael Fassbender Recalls How a Horse Got Aroused on Set During Jane Eyre Filming

The actor previously joked about the horse, Prince, in 2011
Michael Fassbender recalled on Friday, Nov. 6, how a horse got aroused by him on set while filming Jane Eyre  Mike Marsland/WireImage

TMI! Michael Fassbender recalled an anecdote about a horse on set of his 2011 film Jane Eyre on The Graham Norton Show on Friday, Nov. 6.

“Well, he used to get quite aroused whenever I got on his back,” the X-Men actor, 38, said. “So, Dan the horse handler had to get on it and sort of, you know, canter him or give him a little trot so he’d sort of slap off his… retract it back and then he was good to go,” he joked.

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The actor previously joked about the horse, named Prince, during the filming of the movie to Artisan News Service.

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“I seemed to have some sort of effect on the horse,” he said. “He would sort of… be sort of swinging along. It was quite an entrance, actually.”

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The critically acclaimed film adaptation also starred Mia Wasikowska and Judi Dench.

Fassbender currently stars in the biographical film Steve Jobs, along with Kate Winslet and Jeff Daniels.

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