'Paperboy' sex scenes leave Kidman black and blue

Last Updated: Sun, Jan 20, 2013 13:40 hrs

Los Angeles, Jan 20 (IANS) Oscar winning actress Nicole Kidman was reportedly left battered and bruised after filming violent sex scenes in her latest movie - "The Paperboy".

Director Lee Daniels got worried and even offered to stop filming after fearing she had been hurt during the graphic action. But the 45-year-old insisted they carry on - although she needed make-up the next day to cover her bruises.

Co-star John Cusack - who plays a prisoner on death row - revealed that some shots were too explicit for harrowing drama "The Paperboy".

"There's a lot more s*** in there that was cut out, believe me. I was afraid I was hurting her, but she was more fearless than me," thesun.co.uk quoted Cusack as saying.

"We shot the rough sex scene on day one, and I barely knew her. Next day, Nic showed up with bruises all over her legs," he added.

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