Want to know what’s even more embarrassing than watching sex scenes on TV with your family? Watch sex scenes on TV with your family when you are that of these sex scenes. Just ask Paul Mescal. the Normal people actor stopped by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert to discuss being Irish, being famous, oh, and of course being in these scorching scenes on the show.
“Did you let your family see it? Was there a caveat?” Stephen asked. Paul said that while his mom and dad “knew what they wanted,” it was the extended family that weren’t quite prepared for the scenes. “I have an aunt on the west coast of Ireland, and we were talking about what the show was going to be like. I warned her that if you feel like it could come into this territory, maybe go and have a cup. tea or something. just to get you out of the room, “Paul explained.” But I think she underestimated that some of those scenes are quite long, so there were a lot of cups of tea being brewed. during those scenes. “How gloriously awkward. He said that in general his family were thrilled with his role on the show.
the Normal people the sex scene chat didn’t end there, however; Paul also shared the secrets of what made filming the scenes a little less embarrassing. Watch the full video above.