Ruth Wilson's sex scenes in hit TV drama The Affair were decreased

Mail Online | 12/20/2019 | Jessica Green For Mailonline
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She reportedly quit her role in the raunchy hit drama The Affair because there were too many 'gratuitous nude scenes'.

And now Femail can reveal that British actress Ruth Wilson did indeed put in quite the performance, with a grand total of 21 sex scenes across four seasons, which charts her waitress character's affair with a married man.

Episode - Series - Golden - Globe - Winner

In a single episode in series one, the Golden Globe winner, 37, had to act in five racy scenes with her co-star Dominic West.

Dominic himself also put in a sterling effort, featuring in a total of 24 sex scenes across four seasons, including their very first encounter when they have sex leaning over the hood of a truck.

Week - Hollywood - Reporter - Actress - TV

Earlier this week, The Hollywood Reporter claimed that the British actress, 37, abruptly left the hit TV drama due to concerns over numerous gratuitous nude scenes.

Showrunner Sarah Treem was accused of being 'tone deaf' to actors' complaints about nudity by insiders, and allegedly cajoled them into performing sex scenes like 'a man from the 1950s'.

Golden - Globe - Winner - Raunchy - Scenes

Yet the Golden Globe winner's raunchy scenes throughout the seasons she appeared in decreased from 13 in series one to just one in her fourth and final season.

Ruth didn't appear in season five because she abruptly left the show. It has since been said she quit due to a 'very toxic work environment', according to a report by The Hollywood Reporter.

Departure - Lack - Pay - Parity - Star

While her departure was initially blamed on a lack of pay parity, the star reportedly left amid disagreements over how often she was expected to strip off.

The magazine alleged a 'toxic' on set environment saw industry standards about sex scenes ignored, pressured actors to perform gratuitous nude scenes and then tried to dismiss the issues when complaints arose.

Golden - Globe-winning - Actress

The Golden Globe-winning actress reportedly refused to perform...
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