Thursday, April 1, 2010

Catholic Actor Neal McDonough Refuses to do Racy Sex Scenes

cross-posted from A Catholic View

KUDO's to Neal!  Always great to see someone in the spotlight living their Catholic faith.

Neal McDonough is a marvelous actor who elevates every role he plays, whether it's in Band of Brothers or Desperate Housewives. So when he was suddenly replaced with David James Elliott 3 days into the filming on ABC's new series Scoundrels earlier this week, there had to be a story behind the story. The move was officially explained as a casting change. But, in fact, McDonough was sacked because of his refusal to do some heated love scenes with babelicious star (and Botox pitchwoman) Virginia Madsen. The reason? He's a family man and a Catholic, and he's always made it clear that he won't do sex scenes. And ABC knew that. Because he also didn't get into action with Nicolette Sheridan on the network's Desperate Housewives when he played her psycho husband during Season 5. And he also didn't do love scenes with his on-air girlfriend in his previous series, NBC's Boomtown, or that network's Medical Investigation. "It has cost him jobs, but the man is sticking to his principles," a source explained...




2 comments:

Anonymous said...

If there is any good news on Good Friday; this is one piece of good news. I will pray for this actor and others who take the same stand.
God Bless Him....

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