Hollywood beauty Julia Stiles has gone off dairy products after she was
forced to milk a cow for her new movie The Prince And Me.
The 23-year-old - who plays a farm girl in the romantic comedy - shocked
the on-set farmers with her ignorance of country issues, while they taught her
about animals at a dairy farm which doubled as her character's home.
Stiles admits, "It was an interesting experience to milk a cow. They don't
really do it by hand any more but, my God, I don't know how milkmaids used to
do it. It makes you look at milk differently.
"I'm a city girl so I had no idea about a farm. I did it by hand just to
get the full experience. They are huge animals and they shift their weight so
much that you have to be careful they don't step on you.
"It was quite an awkward situation. I think the farmers had a good laugh
watching the city girl. I also got to learn how to ride horses and steer cattle
and we saw a cow give birth to a calf which was pretty amazing."