Yes, Lucy Hale Actually Went to a Sex Convention to Prep for New Role

By Alyssa Ray Jul 15, 2020 9:09 PMTags

Lucy Hale had quite the sex education while filming her new film, A Nice Girl Like You.

Today, the Katy Keene alum virtually stopped by Daily Pop and opened up to E!'s own Justin Sylvester about embracing her sexy new role. In A Nice Girl Like You, Lucy plays inhibited Lucy Neal who decides to educate herself about sex after being dumped by her boyfriend.

Although the 31-year-old actress was "embarrassed and blushing" when she first read the script, she knew she had to be a part of this project. Why?

"I play a girl named Lucy Neal, which is crazy. It was written as that Lucy Neal, Lucy Hale, I was like, 'This is meant to be,'" she told Justin. "But, the whole time I was reading it, I was just laughing my butt off. And it made me feel uncomfortable, like really uncomfortable, so I knew that I had to do it."

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As she continued, Lucy said this role helped "break me out of my shell."

Since this character creates a sex to-do list, Lucy researched the part by going to a sex convention.

"Went to an actual sex convention—it was wild," she stated. "Stuff I've never seen before."

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As to whether she was inspired by the character's sex to-do list, Lucy coyly noted "a few" items intrigued her.

"There were some things in the movie that I had never a) heard of or done," the Truth or Dare actress expressed. "So, it did broaden my horizons."

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Of course, with Lucy being one of the beloved stars of Pretty Little Liars, Justin had to ask about any upcoming reunion plans.

"We had a virtual reunion like a month or two ago…I hadn't seen some of their faces since we wrapped," she shared. "I don't know if we'll get together to do a reunion to film any time soon, but reunion, just in general, I think is like far overdue."

Unfortunately, the ongoing coronavirus pandemic derailed one reunion plan for the PLL cast.

"Don't worry, it'll happen," Lucy assured viewers.

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A Nice Girl Like You will be available on demand Friday, July 17.

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