Eva Mendes Carried Knives for Protection
By smundhra | 07/15/2008 - 10:47

Eva Mendes has no problem playing a sexy siren—and undressing for the part—but there was a time she felt she needed some extra protection for her coveted, umm, assets.

"I had just come out in Training Day and I was nude in it, so I was getting a certain kind of attention," the starlet reveals to Interview magazine. "I did carry a little blade. My God, with obviously no intention to ever use it. I had Mace as well. But the blade sounded cooler in interviews.
I was young and stupid."

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