Alexander Skarsgård Opens Up About Filming 'Incredible' Gay Sex Scenes
Huffington Post - 8 months
For Alexander Skarsgård, playing a pansexual vampire for seven seasons on the HBO smash, "True Blood," was a "profound" experience.
The show's Golden Globe- and Emmy-winning run, of course, regularly made headlines for its love scenes, many of which involved characters of the same sex. Skarsgård, however, wasn't fazed by the steamy scenes between him and co-stars Theo Alexander and Ryan Kwanten, he said in a new interview with PrideSource.
"It was just one of the most profound experiences ever. Just liberating. Even though there's sh*t loads of nudity on the show, it never felt gratuitous," he said. As for the man-on-man love scenes, he noted, "You just have to embrace it... They're incredible scenes."
Ultimately, Skarsgård is proud of having been a part of a series that was so willing to push the envelope when it came to portraying sexuality on the small screen.
"What was so interesting about the show was that it wasn't on the nose. It's obviously a cultural reference
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