Amanda Seyfried liberated by nude scenes

Aug 18, 2013, 23:37 IST | PTI

Actress Amanda Seyfried felt liberated when filming sex scenes for biopic 'Lovelace' because she was brought up thinking nudity was wrong.

The 27-year-old, who plays iconic 1970s adult movie star Linda Lovelace in the new biopic, was comfortable getting naked on camera and didn't undergo a strict exercise regime or diet before filming began, reported Us magazine.

Amanda Seyfried
Amanda Seyfried. Pic/AFP

"I felt liberated. Growing up I was made to think nudity was wrong because it was censored in movies but it was like, 'what's the big deal? I run every day and I try to eat well. Linda was thin but if I stopped eating, I'd just look gross," she said.

Seyfried also revealed she and co-star Peter Sarsgaard enjoyed a dinner together to get over any awkwardness before filming their intimate scenes together.

"We had a dinner before filming and we talked about why he decided to do the film. I think his wife, Maggie Gyllenhaal, convinced him to do the role." 

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