Why is this not at all surprising? If you saw Will Smith in Seven Pounds and were impressed with his chemistry and love scene with Rosario Dawson, apparently he was coached. Jada Pinkett Smith reportedly pushed her husband to give a good "performance" for the sex scene.
"Jada said, 'Listen, make sure you don't embarrass me.'She said women forever are going to be looking at this love scene and they're going to decide whether you can go or not," Will Smith said with regards to his racy romp with Rosario in "Seven Pounds." "So don't be holding back, don't embarrass me."
This marks only the second sex scene Smith has done in his entire acting career. The first one was with Pinkett herself in "Ali," so it comes as no surprise that he was beside himself with nerves leading up to it.
"Will wouldn't start kissing for weeks," Dawson revealed to the L.A Times. "It would be on the schedule, we'd have lights and everything set up, and he would end up being like, 'I'm not feeling it tonight. I don't think it's going to happen. Let's wait another week.' I was checking my breath, smelling myself, trying to see: 'Am I offending the man in some way?'"
Not at all. Will Smith was probably waiting for Jada to tell him what to do
with a woman. Like her previous roles, Jada probably had an "exciting" suggestion for Will to "sex up" his scene with Rosario Dawson. The couple that plays together ...
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