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So you guys think that it is love when a husband stays with a wife that continually cheats on him? Can't be romantic love. What about men married to porn stars? Some porn stars get married will they are doing porn, others get into porn after they are married. Does getting paid for it somehow make a difference? I can't imagine dropping by a shoot, to take my porn star wife out for lunch, or greeting her in the evening and asking how her day was.

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@ sojourner

Actors in main stream movies and TV, simulate sex but don't actually do it. It may not be comfortable for a spouse to think about or watch, but It is an order of magnitude easier to deal with an a porn star wife or serial cheater. -jmo

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@ sojourner

No, we wouldn't stay with a multiple cheater, but we might still love her. You don't have to go so far in your example. What about successful actors and actresses who act out in legitimate sex scenes? How do you think their spouses live with their performances? I read that an actress who had played sex scenes required in a movie said that it was essential for her not to let her emotions or feelings enter into the scene, but to take it home to her husband. I think that is easier said than done. In my generation, Pat Boone kissing Shirley Jones in "April Love" was a big deal since he was married. Today, they may go all the way even without a body double. Their job, and money, does make a difference, but I don't think I could accept my wife doing some of those scenes. Many actors and actresses have had off-screen affairs with their on-screen partners because of intimacies they had shared on-screen. I guess some professions can be very dangerous for marriages. How about Grace in her sex scenes? She said they were difficult at the beginning, but it got much easier after multiple shoots, and it didn't bother her at all to keep at it until a final take.

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@ Winter

Sojourner and Winter
Hi, I don't want to bust your bubble Sojourner, but some of the love scenes you witness in which the couples are fully disrobed actually consummate the sex. All in the name of art and reality. Check out the "Brown Bunny". It had a real legitimate actress giving real oral sex to her boyfriend (actor and director). You saw everything, and I mean everything, close up. Robert DeNiro (yes of taxi cab) and another famous actor, early in their careers were in a movie which required them to lie in bed on opposite sides of a beautiful actress. They were totally nude and the actress give them both manual sex with nothing obscuring the view. Yes, it showed both famous actors fully stimulated and facing up toward the ceiling with the actress manipulating one with each hand. There were no sheets obscuring the view. There are other more recent examples, and they are too many to be listed. Real sex in movie shoots is actually not as uncommon as you think. It just isn't advertised. Last year a movie showed real lesbian sex. Both actresses, were actually engaging in the acts for "arts sake". I have a friend whom I wrote about before, who had parts in some movies, before he entered his current profession. In one of his films, he was not a lead but he had about 9 minutes on camera in the film. He was supposed to bed an actresses on a couch with her totally disrobed and he had a T-shirt on. They did the scene in 1 take with only 2 camera men and a light technician on set. It took 6 minutes. He penetrated the actress for almost 2 minutes of the shoot. The camera men shot the scene from two angles and one showed the penetration. It was cut out. The film was rated R and shown world wide. I will not give the title, but I saw the film in the theaters with my wife, before I knew the actor. We live in a world where reality is being pushed to the limits. The lead actress in the TV series "Betrayal" had several frontal nude scenes in the TV series "Boss". She played the bosses daughter. Check out the sex scenes in slow motion. You may be shocked. I am a pretty conservative person in real life, but not when it comes to observing the reality of real life. I am not shocked by the prevalence of sex and sexual acts in art. It has always been there, even as early as the paintings of 17th century masters. The aspects of real life, have been the subject matter of great art. I have a print of an etching of Rembrandt's making which shows a man urinating in public. I bought it at the museum which was built in his home in Amsterdam. It hangs in the appropriate place in my private bathroom. Prostitutes were always favorite subjects of painters. Easy nudes.
I and my wife are acquainted with an actress who played in a nude scene and actually had fun stimulating her male partner while sheets covered their nude bodies. She had fun provoking the appropriate but uncalled for responses. This actress is married to a man who was an usher at my wedding. They have been happily married for 11 years.
People in show business are a unique set of creatures. They have to illicit emotions upon call which many of us have as yet never experienced. It could be and sometimes is, a life altering experience from which they may never recover. Note the number and frequency of suicides and drug induced deaths.
So to end this post, no one should be surprised at the rate of divorce in the show business community, when passion and possibly infidelity are required when producing an artistic work.

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@ golfingdocp

I heard that the marriages in Hollywood that last are the ones where the spouses do not go to movie parties without each other or they don't attend. There is too much temptation. I also heard that shows such as 34445533.::((. is loaded with nude action models because they don't mind taking off their clothes and are easier to work with in those scenes. I also heard the union frowns/bans sex on actual sex scenes. So the truth is probably somewhere in between?

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Same story as noted before by someone else; I learned about the Tomorrow People less than 3 days ago...iv'e finished the entire first season in less than 2. Great show! I was very dissapointed to find out that it was cancled. It was very well put together IMO. I have never seen Beauty and the Beast and probably never will. I guess i loose out.

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Something big has to happen in the finale. Can't imagine this heading down anti-climatic land and Carrie goes home and wants to play Mom, while Lockhart, Saul and Dar Adal lock horns... in a bitch fest on motives. In short, someone else big has to die. Guessing it will be Haqqani. I thought Adal was still wrapped in the Iran thing; it was a curveball that he was thrown back into this storyline. That said, this season has been a lot better than last year's. A little surprised that we didn't see a glimpse of Jessica, Mike and Dana at the beginning--just to bring some clarity.

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Quotables from Week Ending Dec. 18, 2014

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NCIS: Los Angeles Season 6 Episode 11 Review: Humbug

Sorry to nitpick, but "They're kids are just kids" should be "Their kids are just kids". I hate reading articles with errors as such. Sorry to be one of 'those' readers.

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The Best of 2014: 18 TV Couples Who Made Us Swoon

From the list: Claire & Jamie; other: Oliver & Felicity, Vincent & Catherine.

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