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“She just shoved me in one of the takes”:Before Sharon Stone’s Slap, Kaley Cuoco Nearly Got Hurt by Her The Big Bang Theory Co-Star for a Similar Reason
2023/09/19

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Kaley Cuoco has continued to delight and charm the audience with her powerful depictions on the silver screen. In her celebrated and thriving career in the film industry, she has achieved enormous success, worked with enough A-list stars and directors, and won several accolades. The actress shot to fame for convincingly portraying the role of Penny in the Chuck Lorre-created American television sitcom The Big Bang Theory. 

According to reports, the actress visited the set of her beloved show with her co-stars in 2019 and shared many intriguing behind-the-scenes anecdotes. The 37-year-old star also revealed how her co-star Melissa Rauch, who played the role of Bernadette Rostenkowski-Wolowitz, accidentally shoved her into a pole while filming one of the episodes of season 7.

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Kaley Cuoco's The Big Bang Theory co-star Accidentally Hurt Her While Filming This Episode

Kaley Cuoco has starred in dozens of mind-bending, thought-provoking, and fascinating films, many of which have achieved iconic status in the industry. From playing challenging and influential characters to stealing the spotlight with her head-turning debut in iconic projects and highly-rated TV shows, the actress has successfully cemented her top-shelf position in the entertainment industry.

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Despite playing many intriguing roles, she remained famous for depicting the character of Penny in the highly acclaimed television sitcom The Big Bang Theory. As reported by USA TODAY, the actress reunited with the show's cast in 2019 and visited the set to share some of the most memorable behind-the-scenes tales. 

Cuoco narrated a scenario when her co-star Melissa Rauch shoved her too hard while filming a third episode, The Scavenger Vortex of season 7. The actress claimed that this incident occurred while filming this sequence, in which all the lead characters were seen solving a puzzle during a scavenger hunt challenge.

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As per USA TODAY, the actress said, 

"At the very end, when we all run back into the apartment to look under Sheldon's spot, Melissa is supposed to push me out of the way, and I was like, 'Push me! Push me!'" 

She continued,

"And she just shoved me in one of the takes, and I ran into the pole in the living room set. And we're both trying not to laugh. (But) we're facing away from the camera, and I'm literally crying, I'm laughing so hard. And she's crying, too. We were laughing so hard."

This little anecdote is quite hilarious, and Kaley Cuoco and her co-star Melissa Rauch might have enjoyed filming this scene.

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Both the stars did incredible jobs and played their respective characters effortlessly.

Kaley Cuoco Reveals Why Sharon Stone Slapped Her During Filming The Flight Attendant

On Jimmy Kimmel Live Show, Kaley Cuoco revealed how her co-star Sharon Stone surprisingly slapped her while filming the second season of their mystery thriller television series The Flight Attendant. The award-winning actress shared that while filming one emotional sequence where their characters sat down to have a serious conversation, and that's when her co-star slapped her, and the slap was not even part of the script.

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As per People Magazine, the actress recalled the scene, saying, 

"It's this very long emotional scene, and at the end of the scene, she's supposed to come up and say something very serious to me and walk out… She says this line to me, and she grabs my face, and she whacks me!" 

She continued,

"Sharon comes back, and she says. 'Oh, my God, I love you. I didn't mean to do that. It just seemed right for the scene. Three times, I got slapped," adding, "I Say that with love it was insane, but one of the best stories I ever had."

In the titular show, Kaley Cuoco played the role of Cassie Bowden, an alcoholic flight attendant, and her co-star Sharon Stone depicted the character of her mother, Lisa Bowden.

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