the idea that people have what’s really happening is just the antithesis, right? LL: So at the time, it feels very okay because you’re telling the story. Gabrielle Union was doing promo for LL: Courtney did a really amazing job and production did an amazing job at hiring men with a lot of integrity, whose foremost job is to put the safety of women first. But where that happens is the viewership and when fans see it. But I also had dinner with Omari and his wife, Jay, because I wanted her to meet me. LL: And it was one of those things where I saw the relationship and I saw how much of a strong, fierce, woman she is.Where the apprehension and that sinking feeling comes in is when you see it cut together and it looks real and you’re like, ‘Oh my God! There was that piece of ‘I can trust him because she married him.’ OH: Gabby got closer to Jay then to me.

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NN: And it’s all in fun, but one thing I’ve learned is to not look at it as, ‘This is what Naturi is doing, it’s Tasha in love with her husband.’ When I’m having sex scenes with Omari Hardwick, I look at that like, ‘This is love.’ Yes, it’s sexy. When I look at it like that, I let go of my own inhibitions.

JS: It’s used as a tool rather than a gratuitous thing to watch. JS: I think that’s the biggest part of using it as a storytelling tool rather than just giving people eye candy.

SEE ALSO: ‘Power’ Trip: 50 Cent And Courtney Kemp Agboh Talk ‘Empire’ Comparisons And Kanon’s Season 2 Plans I was just speaking to Joseph and Naturi, and we agreed the sex scenes are the icing on the cake.

The cake is the writing and the complexity in the characters. You don’t ask the painter what colors they would use, painters just use the colors that are called for.

However, Zoe Saldana said in an old interview, ‘Asking an actor if they would do a nude scene is the equivalent to asking a painter, would they paint with red? As a woman, do you ever wonder if this scene is really called for?

Lela Loren: You go into this creative zone, and in the moment, you get so passionate about telling the story, wanting to do a good job and be excellent. JS: Yeah, but I guess the point is she understands the inner workings.What do you mean by fall in love with the character?I feel vulnerable being naked, but it’s also being naked, emotionally, and I think that always helps the character.I’m all about finding what makes this sex scene purposeful because some people have said ‘I saw your tits, they’re beautiful.’ I’m like, ‘Okay, thanks! The actress, who plays Tasha on the Starz series, revealed that fans can "expect a lot of drama" from the season, as Tasha grieves for her daughter Raina.