Barry Keoghan's Saltburn semen concoction revealed

If there's anyone out there wanting to live out their 'Saltbrun' fantasy and slurp up fake semen in a bathtub, here are the ingredients Barry Keoghan worked with.



Barry Keoghan's fake semen ingredients for Saltburn have been revealed
Barry Keoghan's fake semen ingredients for Saltburn have been revealed

Barry Keoghan slurped up "yogurt and a bit of milk and some water" in the erotic bathtub scene in 'Saltburn'.

The 31-year-old Irish actor got the whole world talking about the viral scene in the 2023 black comedy psychological thriller, where his character Oliver Quick licks the semen out of the bath after Felix Catton (Jacob Elordi) masturbated during his soak.

And it's now been revealed the milky, creamy concoction was made using items on a lot of people's groceries lists.

Suzie Davies, the production designer on the film, told Business Insider: "He did it four times and really went for it. Every one he did was a different kind of slurp."

Davies also revealed that because of Elordi's height, they had to make a custom bath for the scene.

She said: "With one, we chopped a hole in the side for the close-up shot of Barry slurping up the water."

The filthy scene has even inspired cocktails.

However, it has failed to earn him an Oscar nomination.

It was the actor's "dark sex appeal" that landed him the lead role.

Director Emerald Fennell was desperate to work with her leading man after being hypnotised by his performance in 'The Killing of a Sacred Deer'.

The 'Promising Young Woman' director told Empire magazine: "I had seen Barry Keoghan in 'The Killing of a Sacred Deer' and had wanted to work with him ever since.

"We never leave Oliver's side, and so we needed someone as singular and compelling as Barry; someone who could bring both the vulnerability and the dark sex appeal Oliver requires."

The movie sees working class Oxford University student Oliver taken under the wing of the charming and posh Felix and Emerald felt that Jacob was the perfect actor to play the charismatic aristocrat.

The 38-year-old filmmaker explained: "Felix, the Golden Boy, could easily have been a cipher.

"But Jacob Elordi came in to audition and made him so devastatingly real. The thing I'd been looking for was someone who looked like a god, but was actually just a fairly straightforward disappointing mortal - a lot of people were tempted to lean into a more arch, Sebastian Flyte style of audition, but Jacob's Felix felt like the sort of boy you'd do anything to snog in Freshers' week."

The thought-provoking nature of 'Saltburn' has won Emerald praise and she thinks it is vital that films make audiences "uncomfortable" at times.

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