Columbia Pictures. There are plenty of actors who refuse nude scenes in Hollywood and still become massively successful. Some A-List stars have had anti-nudity clauses in their contracts since long before they hit it big, and everything turned out alright for them all the time. Some actors change their minds one way or the other throughout long careers, others never budge, and even more still are sex symbols that attained their status with little more than the art of the tease. Take it off, keep it on, who cares? These 40 stars, apparently.
For many icons, from Madonna to Naomi Campbell, a Playboy cover is a rite of passage. The photos are visceral, tantalizing, and for many celebrities, incredibly empowering. Marilyn Monroe kicked off the trend in as the first-ever Playboy cover star, and dozens of icons since have adorned the cover of the magazine, now a byword for unapologetic sexiness. If you forgot about the icon covers from Kim Kardashian, Anna Faris, Brooke Shields, and more, well—we're here to remind you. Let's take a trip down memory lane, shall we? Marilyn Monroe became the first-ever Playboy cover girl for the magazine's inaugural issue. Mansfield's peek-a-boo cover is iconic—and not even her first appearance in the magazine. She was also Miss February Welch's tight red swimsuit might have kept her technically covered up, but was insanely sexy nonetheless. Yes, men can post for Playboy too—as comedian Steve Martin proved in
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Growing up a Disney Channel star definitely has its perks , but there are some aspects that can be annoying to deal with — one of them trying to get people to accept the fact that you're now an adult. While maybe not the best way to go about it, posting a nude pic on Instagram, or baring all in a movie or TV show, will definitely get the message across loud and clear you're not 12 anymore. Check out which of your faves have showed off their stuff. Hours before she was supposed to host the VMAs, the Hannah Montana star posted a nude selfie on Instagram which has since been deleted, as has the rest of her Instas. This one was posted in , with the caption: "This was fun fashionweek highlights. Another super racy pic Bella shared in was her GQ Mexico cover. Bella shared on Instagram she "specifically asked for no re touching [sic]," going on a rant about how everyone has insecurities, but that's what makes us human. She had three rules for the photo shoot : "no makeup, no clothes, no retouching. Demi also shared a couple of other pics from the shoot on her Instagram. The Wizards of Waverly Place star ditched her clothes for her Revival album cover in
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