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Anna Paquin: True Blood is Not Twilight

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True Blood and Twilight.  They're both about vampires.  They both star a good looking cast.  It's easy for people to feel compelled to compared the two.

However, True Blood's star, Anna Paquin, feels the shows are very different and don't warrant such comparisons.  Paquin told E! Online: "They're completely different age groups that they're trying to appeal to."

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Paquin continues: "It wouldn't be appropriate for teenagers to be watching our show. I wouldn't have been allowed to." 

Given the ridiculous nudity and sexual themes in the show, we'd agree.

Apparently things are only going to get sexier as Paquin says: "I get more naked this season than I did last season.  We have a really great crew and everyone's really respectful. It's not an issue for me."

So how does Paquin stay in shape for the nudity? 

"I work my ass off.  I'm very careful about what I eat, and I work out a lot. My costume entails bathing suits, short-shorts and nude scenes, come on! I don't want to be perpetuating the myth that women actually do look exactly like the way they look in magazines and on television through absolutely no effort!"

Paquin defends that the show is not just about nudity:, "The stories are exciting and sexy and scary and engaging. The characters are all very, very, clearly drawn and real, even though we take place in a very sort of surreal world, and it keeps you on the edge of your seat."

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LOL I'm 15 an I watched all 22 episodes that have aired in 3 days!!LMAO I'm an addict!!
And of course True Blood and Twilight are entirely different but I love both!!

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And I forgot to post last night that episode was the best one I have seen yet!! And I think it TRUE BLOOD ROCKS!! Oh and you're right True Blood is nothing like Twilight except that comapring the Couple like this Bill & Sookie Sookie can read minds but she cant read his mind Bill is a vampire but he doesnt have to be to careful with Sookie during sex like Edward HAS to be with Bella Bill can just bite and Edward cant stop when he begins to bite her.. Edward & Bella Edward can read minds and he is a VAMP but he can not read Bellas mind and Bella and Sookie are like just alike in some ways Bella and Sookie blood smells so good and tastes different.. And the way Bill and Edward are is like the think Bella & Sookie are the most beautiful most intersting thing in there life and so much more and Bella & Sookie cant see why the boys like them like the Bella & Sookie thinks of themselves as dull and very non intresting and dont see why thes beautiful CREATURES (Vampires) love them.. That is all I have to say for right now One of your biggest and Twilight's biggest fans K

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I started watching just 2 days ago and I watched every single one from last season atleast twice and I saw True Blood episode #13 Nothing But Blood.. And im 11

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I started watching Tru Blood when i was 16- Sue me !!