Two-time Academy Award winner Meryl Streep revealed that she had bagged thelead role in 1985 romantic drama Out Of Africa with the help of a sleazy blouse and push-up bra. TheIron Lady actress said that director Sydney Pollack had a feeling that Meryl was not sexy enough toplay a wealthy, unmarried woman in the film as she was very young, Contactmusic reported. "I wastoo young for the part. Sydney agreed to see me, but he didn't want to. So I went to this sleazy storenear my house in the country and I bought a little sleazy blouse and wore a push-up bra. Sydney didn'tthink I would be sexy enough for this part. But I went in and auditioned and he gave me the part. Sheadded, "I don't think I was more sexy than I am normally, but he saw something in me and let me playthe part".