Sex is a beautiful thing, but shooting sex scenes on film? That can get a little awkward and even celebrity sex scenes don't always go as planned. Superman Henry Cavill has even admitted that something quite embarrassing popped up while he was shooting a sex scene, and that's not even the most embarrassing movie sex scenes story out there!
Sure, stars like Mindy Kaling, Hugh Grant, and Amanda Seyfried have come out claiming that shooting sex scenes is a lot of fun, but according to the Hollywood actors on this list, it can be the most awkward and embarrassing thing in the world. After all, you're pretending to have sex with someone while an entire crew watches and a director nervously tells you where to place certain body parts. Sounds about as romantic as dinner with your mother-in-law!The following behind the scenes stories from the sets of film sex scenes contain some pretty embarrassing admissions from celebrities including tales of accidental farts, sweating attacks, and having your mother watching you fake bang someone else. So, which story do you think is the most embarrassing? Vote up the most embarrassing sex scene mishaps below - those that make you cringe with embarrassment yourself.
That Time Ryan Reynolds Forgot His Lines While Holding Olivia Wilde's Boobs
While filming The Change-Up, Reynolds admitted that he got himself into a very awkward situation. During an appearance on The Tonight Show, he told Jay Leno about touching Olivia Wilde's breasts and accidentally removing her pasties. "In the scene, she’s sitting there and I take her top off and the bra off, and she has those pasties on, but she’s drawn these adorable little smiley faces on them. And I forget every line in the scene - not just from this movie but from every other movie I’ve done.
The actor continued saying, "At some point in the scene she takes my hands and puts them on her breasts. I take my hands away and I look down at my hands and there’s two frickin’ smiley faces on them and I have no idea what to do. And I reflexively, like an idiot, just put my hands right back on her breasts!"
If you think that's a good story, check this wild and crazy event that transpired on set.
That Time Christopher Mintz-Plasse's Mother Watched Him Film a Sex Scene
Because Mintz-Plasse was underage when he played McLovin in Superbad, his mother had to be on set the whole time and actually watched him shoot the sex scene in the film! "It was because I was 17," he told GQ. "Stupid law. I was just sitting there with my bors on, waiting for my mom to drive down to the set. She got there, and I had fake sexual intercourse in front of her." Now that's embarrassing.Source: GQ
That Time Henry Cavill Got a Boner
Superman star Henry Cavill experienced one stiff situation when filming a scene for Showtime's The Tudors. “A girl had to be on top of me, she had spectacular breasts, and I hadn’t rearranged my - stuff into a harmless position. She’s basically rubbing herself all over me and, um, it got a bit hard," Cavill told Men's Health. “I had to apologize profusely afterward. It’s not great when you’re in a professional acting environment and somebody gets a boner, is it? No, not acceptable.”
That Time Anne Hathaway Accidentally Flashed the Crew
Anne Hathaway was getting ready to film some intense sex scenes with costar Jake Gyllenhaal, for their film Love and Other Drugs, when she had one of the most embarrassing moments of her life. "I have to remove my trench coat and be nude underneath,” Hathaway told Hollywood Life. “And I thought we were filming, but it turned out we were just rehearsing and I got unnecessarily naked in front of a lot of people!"Source: Hollywood Life