Nude scenes have always been a taboo topic in Hollywood. While some actors have stood firm in their decision not to undress on camera, other actors don’t mind showing off their goods, or at least are willing to do it for the right role.
In the movie, Lawrence stars as Maddie Barker, an Uber driver and bartender who answers a Craigslist ad from Percy’s (Andrew Barth Feldman) parents to help him have some romantic experience before he goes off to college.
The scene shows Lawrence’s character Maddie going skinny dipping with Percy before their clothes are stolen
A naked Maddie then runs across sand to aggressively reclaim them from a group of pranksters.
While many wondered if the Hunger Games actress used a body double for the comedic scene, she revealed that she eagerly filmed the scene herself.
‘Everyone in my life and my team is doing the right thing and going, “Are you sure? Are you sure? Are you sure?”‘ she told Variety.
‘I didn’t even have a second thought. It was hilarious to me.’
Most stars don’t do nude scenes for their own amusement. Instead, many find it to be a rite of passage for their acting careers or feel it is the only way to accurately portray a role.
Nudity was extremely common in films from the early 70s considering certain censorship rules hadn’t been put in place.