Why you'll be seeing fewer sex scenes in this season of You

Why you'll be seeing fewer sex scenes in this season of You
You star Penn Badgley asked for sex scenes to stop: 'Fidelity is …

Wondered why the latest serious of You seems a little less raunchy?

Well there's a reason. Penn Badgley has revealed he asked for fewer sex scenes in the latest season of the Netflix hit.

Speaking on his Podcrushed podcast, the actor told his co-host Nava Kavelin he made the decision out of respect for his wife, Domino Kirke.

He said: "I asked [showrunner] Sera Gamble can I just do no more intimacy scenes.

"This is actually a decision I made before I took the show. I don't think I have ever mentioned it publicly. One of the main things was, do I want to put myself back on a career path where I'm always playing the romantic lead?

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"Fidelity in every relationship, including my marriage, is important to me. It's got to the point where I don't want to do that."

He continued: "So I said 'my desire would be zero, to go from 100 to zero.

"But I signed this contract. I signed up for this show. I know what I did. You can't take this aspect out of the DNA of the concept. So how much less can you make it, was my question to them.

"She didn't even bat an eye. She was really glad that I was that honest. She was sort of almost, I want to say empowered, it had a really positive response. They came back with a phenomenal reduction."

Penn married his singer wife, with whom he has a two-year-old son named James, in two separate 2017 ceremonies, He previously dated Blake Lively and Zoe Kravitz.

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