“I feel just so dirty even saying this story,” Madden laughed with the host, before describing a fitting with the costume department. “Once, and I was standing with [director] Kenneth Branagh, and here’s Sandy Powell, Oscar-winning costume designer, trying on these things,” he said. “And everyone’s looking at you to see what they can and can’t see under the light.”
One such jockstrap, which Madden calls “a corset for men,” was so tight that it made him tear up. Fortunately, that one didn’t get used. Listen to the full story in the video above.