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Penn Badgley Clarifies His Request For Fewer Sex Scenes in 'You'

Penn Badgley Clarifies His Request For Fewer Sex Scenes in 'You'

Penn Badgley shared last month that he had requested fewer “intimacy scenes” for season 4 of his popular Netflix series You.

The 36-year-old actor revealed his request on his Podcrushed podcast. Now he is responding to the comments and backlash from his request.

After seeing the response to his request, Penn says his comments were actually “blown out of proportion.”

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“What I was speaking about wasn’t actually the final product,” Penn told GQ. “It was sort of like the culture inherent to the production of all movies, but particularly those scenes. It’s like, look, we know that Hollywood has had a history of flagrant exploitation and abuse.”

Penn admitted he was “nervous to even have that conversation” with You showrunner and co-creator Sera Gamble.

“It was not easy. It was easy because of Sera‘s response, and I felt relieved,” Penn shared. “But technically speaking, if I thought I’d had the ability to set that boundary earlier, I would have.”

After having that difficult conversation, he isn’t sure how that will impact his career. “We shall see if setting that boundary, of course, has any ramifications. Just simply, it does limit the number of projects you can be a part of,” Penn said.

Penn also recently shared his thoughts about how many seasons his hit Netflix series, You, should have.

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