Sydney Sweeney Spoke Up About 'Unnecessary' Nudity on 'Euphoria'

Sydney Sweeney Spoke Up About 'Unnecessary' Nudity on 'Euphoria'

1/27/2022 1:38:00 AM

Sydney Sweeney Spoke Up About 'Unnecessary' Nudity on 'Euphoria'

Sydney Sweeney recently opened up about filming her character Cassie’s nude scenes in Euphoria, and she actually praised the show’s director for never pushing her to appear naked.

Related StoryWatch Club Pick:"Euphoria""There are moments where Cassie was supposed to be shirtless and I would tell Sam, 'I don't really think that's necessary here,'" Sydney said. "He was like, 'Okay, we don't need it.' I’ve never felt like Sam has pushed it on me or was trying to get a nude scene into an HBO show. When I didn't want to do it, he didn't make me."

Thestar also compared her experience with Sam andEuphoriato other film and TV sets where she didn't feel comfortable speaking up."I've had experiences where I want to go home and scrub myself completely raw because I feel disgusting," she told the outlet. "I didn't feel comfortable with my castmate or the crew, and I just didn't feel like my character would be doing it."

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, the 24-year-old actress shared that she had a conversation with showrunner and director, Sam Levinson, about Cassie's nude scenes. Related Story Watch Club Pick:"Euphoria" "There are moments where Cassie was supposed to be shirtless and I would tell Sam, 'I don't really think that's necessary here,'" Sydney said. "He was like, 'Okay, we don't need it.' I’ve never felt like Sam has pushed it on me or was trying to get a nude scene into an HBO show. When I didn't want to do it, he didn't make me." The star also compared her experience with Sam and Euphoria to other film and TV sets where she didn't feel comfortable speaking up. " I've had experiences where I want to go home and scrub myself completely raw because I feel disgusting," she told the outlet. "I didn't feel comfortable with my castmate or the crew, and I just didn't feel like my character would be doing it." She went on to explain that there's a "stigma" against female characters who are constantly naked in scenes. "When a guy has a sex scene or shows his body, he still wins awards and gets praise. But the moment a girl does it, it's completely different," Sydney said before calling out critics and claiming how proud she is of her work on Euphoria . "No one talks about it because I got naked. I do The White Lotus and all of the sudden, critics are paying attention. People are loving me. They're going, 'Oh my God, what's she doing next?' I was like, 'Did you not see that in Euphoria ?'" We stan a queen who knows her worth and calls out the ongoing double standards in Hollywood. Samantha Olson Editorial Assistant Sam is the editorial assistant at Seventeen, covering pop culture, celebrity news, health, and beauty. When she isn't draping her cheeks in blush, you can probably find her live-tweeting awards shows or making SwiftToks.