Florence Pugh Addresses 'Don’t Worry Darling' BTS Drama


| LAST UPDATE 08/18/2022

By Lia Thomson
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There is a lot of hype surrounding the film Don't Worry Darling, especially the highly anticipated NSFW scenes between two lead characters that were first teased in the trailer. But, Florence Hugh, who plays alongside Harry Styles, has shut down the excitement for those scenes.. .and people seem to think that she was shading the film's director, Olivia Wilde! Here's the tea.

For those who may not know, Olivia Wilde is dating Harry Styles, and despite the fact that she cast him to play the movie's male lead, she made sure the scenes were nothing short of steamy! Last year Wilde admitted that she believed NSFW scenes aren't as good as they used to be. So she made sure Don't Worry Darling was different. The movie is set in the 1950s and is about a young housewife whose perfect life is not as it seems. "The 1950s get this rap as a very controlled, conservative era, when in fact, it was incredibly debaucherous. My grandparents on my mother's side loved to party," Wilde revealed to Vogue

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Her inspiration for the steamy scenes actually came from movie sets from the '50s that were "really sexy, in a grown-up way." She added, "I kept saying, 'Why isn't there any good sex in film anymore?'" In May 2021, the first trailer came out, and it gained traction for the part where Harry's character Jack can be seen getting intimate with Florence's character, Alice. Wilde admitted that she put that scene in so that viewers could finally "realize how rarely they see female hunger, and specifically this type of female pleasure." But while Wilde was pleased to see how fans were creating positivity, Florence had a different opinion…

In her recent interview with Harper Bazar, the 26-year-old actress confessed that although she figured this would happen while working with a mega pop star, she doesn't want her reputation to just revolve around her, um, love-making scenes and not on her acting skills. "When it's reduced to your sex scenes, or to watch the most famous man... it's not why we do it. It's not why I'm in this industry," Florence shaded. Fans immediately assumed she was shading Wilde. One person tweeted, "Florence speaking out on Don't Worry Darling and dragging Olivia Wilde in the process bc she is marketing it around sex when that's not what the movie is actually about is just chef's kiss!" Stay tuned for updates. 

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