In the UK, we have the highest number of people with the phobia. So moving to Denmark proved quite the eye opener. From the encouragement of office-based sing-alongs to a large emphasis on public nudity and a big appreciation for alcohol, Danes seem to be raised utterly uninhibited. Take school, for example. Danish children are also taught to question authority and speak their minds — without worrying about what other people think.
Watch more on YouTube 'If I don't look it's not there': The two witnesses on the park bench barely glance at the young couple as the boy slaps her and shouts verbal abuse Shocking: The young woman to the left has just unlocked her bike from right behind the 'arguing couple', but does nothing to stop the abuse Exposing the truth: Arian Kashef and Emil Behrndtz, both 18, filmed the video on Valentine's Day where Mr Kashef pretended to abuse his 'girlfriend', a friend of theirs, in public In the description on their YouTube page the pair explains: A lone man intervenes in a park, and pushes the 'boyfriend' away from the girl Faith restored:
Danish teens conduct 'girlfriend abuse experiment' in Copenhagen
It wasn't so long ago that Alicia Vikander was sharing a pint-sized London apartment with three girls and working at a Levi's store. She was perpetually broke back then, as were her aspiring musician roommates, so when they didn't have enough money to go to the pub, they'd look at each other and ask: A few years later, Vikander is on break from filming the next Bourne movie, opposite Damon.