Hollywood might be comfortable with sex scenes and nudity, but there are still actresses like Ellie Kemper who feel prudish while kissing someone.
In the recent roundtable for Emmy-contending actresses organised by The Hollywood Reporter, Kemper revealed that every time she kisses someone, she falls in love with them for the next one hour.
Apart from Kemper ("Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt"), the roundtable included the most popular comedians on TV – Tracee Ellis Ross ("Black-ish"), Kate McKinnon ("Saturday Night Live"), Amy Schumer ("Inside Amy Schumer"), Gina Roriguez ("Jane the Virgin") and Lena Dunham ("Girls").
They were asked about sex scenes on camera, and Kemper revealed that she has never done a sex scene, and that she is sort of prudish still.
"It's a middle-school frame of mind..." she confesses, and when Kate McKinnon playfully caressed her arm, Kemper said, "I do think we're in love for the next hour".
When asked how she gets over the discomfort that she clearly experiences, Kemper replied, "I guess.. What do you do..?I fall in love, for that hour," much to amusement of her peers.
The entire episode of "Emmy Roundtable: Comedy Actresses", hosted by The Hollywood Reporter will be premiered on SundanceTV and HollywoodReporter.com at 11am (EST) on 16 August.