Michelle Williams 'Proud' of Oral Sex Scene
Original NC-17 rating felt like a 'slap'
By Evann Gastaldo, Newser Staff
Posted Dec 30, 2010 9:43 AM CST
Updated Dec 30, 2010 10:59 AM CST
In this publicity image released by The Weinstein Company, Michelle Williams is shown in a scene from "Blue Valentine."   (AP Photo/The Weinstein Company, Davi Russo)

(Newser) – Michelle Williams is pretty pleased with the oral sex scene that originally earned her film Blue Valentine an NC-17 rating. "I thought, 'I've never seen that before in a movie and I'm proud to be the first. Good on us for making that happen,’” she tells Reuters. “As the woman in the situation that was in question, I found absolutely nothing scandalous, tawdry or disgusting about it”—and when she saw the rating, which has since been reversed, “it shocked me. It felt like a slap on the hand." Click for more on the film's "messy," "toxic" sex scenes.

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pensgirl10
Dec 31, 2010 1:05 PM CST
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Ivan
Dec 31, 2010 9:25 AM CST
So explicit graphic violence is just fine and gets R rating but a blowjob is so fucking immoral... This 'moral' government should have been eradicated after Deep Throat.
Dave
Dec 31, 2010 9:00 AM CST
Pretty stupid statement from this airhead. What the hell is there to proud of ? Blow jobs don't exactly take a lot of talent or accomplishment.