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1. 'You' star Penn Badgley asked for 'no more' sex scenes because he's married

Let's not get it on. As the new season of You premieres, star Penn Badgley has revealed he requested that he have "no more" sex scenes this time around. The actor explained on the Podcrushed podcast that even before the hit Netflix show debuted, he was asking himself if he wanted to "put myself back on a career path where I'm always a romantic lead." The shift was apparently informed by Badgley getting married in 2017, and because "fidelity in every relationship, and especially in my marriage, is important to me," he told You's creator that "my desire would be" for there to be "zero" intimate scenes going forward. The writers then came back with a "phenomenal reduction" in sex scenes for this season, though he acknowledged his request that the show "go from 100 to zero" in that department wasn't really possible. No wonder Badgley may soon be fleeing to the sexless environment known as the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

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