The Big Bang Theory: Kaley Cuoco Reflects On How Penny Was Sexualized
Kaley Cuoco revealed how Penny’s wardrobe became less sexualized during her stint on The Big Bang Theory.
The 35-year-old actress played the beloved character in all 12 seasons of the hit comedy, however, she was happy to see how much Penny’s outfits have changed over the years.
Speaking to W Magazine, the flight attendant star reflected, “I started Big Bang at age 21. I was the pretty girl next to the nerds. It was all about booty shorts, Juicy Couture zippers.
“And over the years – Penny gets older, Kaley gets older – all of a sudden it’s like, ‘Can I have a long sleeve shirt? How about a slack? How about a moccasin? I never want to see that high heel again!
The former Charmer star added that she had “all the colors of Uggs” thanks to the fact that her character always wore comfy boots.
She added, “I don’t think it was difficult to wear that stuff and be funny, I think. I like to be funny no matter what. I think even that was kind of. self-mockery.
‘And also that was so long ago. When I think about how many years it was… it was another time.
Kaley then joked, “Plus, by the way, at 21, I was hot. I wanted to show this stuff. You wouldn’t surprise me dead in a sexy cat costume now! I just had a litter of kittens – I will never do it again. ‘
From 2007 to 2019, Kaley played the role of actor-turned-pharmaceutical representative in the hit series that revolved around a group of Caltech scientists.
In 2014, Kaley and the rest of the main cast were making $ 1million (£ 707,000) per episode.
Since the conclusion of The Big Bang Theory, Kaley’s career has taken off thanks to her HBO series The Flight Attendant, which she also produces.
The actress also voices the title character of the critically acclaimed DC animated series, Harley Quinn.
All episodes of The Big Bang Theory are now available to stream on Netflix.
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