Florence Pugh and Harry Styles star in Olivia Wilde’s new film, Don’t Worry Darling. (Getty/Envato)
Florence Pugh has hit back at people who only want to discuss the sex scenes in her new film with Harry Styles.
don’t worry darlingdirected by Olivia Wilde, follows 1950s housewife Alice Chambers (Florence Pugh) living in an experimental community with her husband (Harry Styles) when she begins to question everything around her.
The psychological thriller delves into Alice’s hunt for the truth after another housewife goes missing and uncovers disturbing secrets about the nature of the experiment.
The first trailer for this highly anticipated film caused a stir online in May after it teased an oral sex scene on a dining table between Pugh and Styles. Since then, a second trailer was released which includes more raunchy scenes between the two leads, which fueled the talk.
speaking to Harper’s Bazaar of his frustration, Florence Poug said: “When it comes down to your sex scenes, or watching the most famous man in the world go down on someone, that’s not what we’re doing it for. That’s not why I’m in this industry.
“Obviously with the nature of hiring the most famous pop star in the world, you’re going to have conversations like that. That’s just not what I’m going to discuss because [this movie is] bigger and better than that. And the people who did it are bigger and better than that.
Harry Styles was asked about filming sex scenes in both don’t worry darling and my policeman on The Howard Stern Show to which he said, “I think the most important thing in this stuff is trust.
“I think if you talk about it properly with everyone involved [that helps].
“If at any point one of you is uncomfortable, I think having the conversation where it’s like, ‘It doesn’t matter if they get good stuff, if you don’t feel good , you tell me and we’ll stop.'”
This isn’t the first time Pugh has spoken out against fans who have reduced her to her body.
In July the Little woman The star was pictured wearing a sheer pink Valentino dress as part of the ongoing #freethenipple campaign.
Anticipating the backlash, Pugh took to Instagram saying: “What’s been interesting to watch and see is how easy it is for men to totally destroy a woman’s body, publicly, proudly, for everyone to see.
“It is not the first time and it sure won’t be the last time a woman hears what’s wrong with her body from a crowd of strangers, what’s worrying is how vulgar some of you can be.
She concluded, “Grow up. Respect people. Respect the bodies. Respect all women. Respect humans. Life will get a lot easier, I promise.
don’t worry darling hits theaters September 23.