When it comes to casting couch, she is an interesting example. She had many casting couch experiences. Though, she dismissed the trading of sex for stardom airily but she confessed that she had slept with producers. She admitted to sleeping with people to advance her career.
Helen Mirren had a casting-couch experience in 1964 with director Michael Winner. The director made her body flaunt for him. Helen was furious and thought it was affronting and sexist.