Netflix nude scene featuring Aussie actor sparks fierce debate online

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Netflix viewers were left shocked by a nude scene featuring Aussie actor Adam Demos in the new show Sex/Life.

Since its debut last week, fans of the X-rated series have engaged in a fierce debate over whether Adam used a body double.

Sex/Life Netflix poster.
Sex/Life has had rave reviews from fans since debuting last Friday. Photo: Netflix

Sex/Life, which has quickly risen in the streaming service’s top 10 most popular titles list, focuses on a suburban mother’s life dramatically changing when her bad-boy ex returns.

The steamy romance, starring Sarah Shahi and Australian actor Adam Demos, has gotten many people talking about a rather unexpected scene in episode three.

Although it was brief, audiences definitely couldn’t miss the moment Adam bared all in the gym shower.


Fans quickly took to Twitter to question whether or not the 35-year-old actor used a stand-in for his performance.

Sex/Life on Netflix, episode three… Is it real?” one user wrote.

“Watched Sex/Life on Netflix and that shower scene has got to be a prosthetic,” another tweeted.

Sex/Life episode 3 gym shower scene! Wasn’t expecting to see that,” someone else shared.

Adam Demos naked.
Fans couldn’t believe it when Aussie star Adam Demos bared all on screen. Photo: Netflix

While many people firmly believe that the nude appearance was fake, the series creator Stacy Rukeyser has responded to the speculation.

“No, that’s not a body double. I mean, people usually ask is it real or is it a prosthetic?” she said in an interview with Collider.

“I can tell you what Adam Demos says about it which is, a gentleman never tells. So, we are leaving that up to the viewer's imagination.”

Chatting with Entertainment Weekly, Adam also spoke about his comfortability with being naked on screen.

“I was okay with it because you read the script and know what you're getting yourself into from the start, so I don't think you would sign on to a show after reading the scripts and then say no last minute,” he explained.

“That doesn't mean you can't have discussions about comfort level, which they allowed us to have - and with the intimacy coordinator, so it felt a lot safer.”

In addition to the nude scene, fans of the series were also shocked to learn that the two stars of the show are dating in real life.

“I have discovered the people from Sex/Life are dating in real life, and while I was not super into the show, I am always into pretty people in love, so GOOD FOR THEM,” one person shared online.

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