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Demi Lovato has opened up about filming their first sex scene - saying they felt 'a little anxiety' at first, but soon realised how 'proud' they were of themself.
Lovato, who uses they/them pronouns, is currently filming Hungry, a TV comedy pilot for NBC.
They star features alongside Valerie Bertinellli as a mother-daughter duo, with Lovato playing Teddy, a food stylist who is trying to have a healthy relationship with eating while dating.
In an Instagram post, the 28-year-old said they had filmed their first ever sex scene on set, and spoke about how it had prompted them to reflect on their body confidence.
Lovato wrote: "Had to film a sex scene today. My first one! I had a little anxiety going into it but the cast and crew were so professional and easy to work with, it calmed me down immediately.
"Then, I thought about how proud I am for being able to feel comfortable enough in my skin to do that. I rarely ever showed my arms before... now I'm in this!! (Granted, it barely shows anything BUT STILL).
"I don't always feel good in my skin, so when I do, AND I feel sexy enough to post - I do just that! It's important to celebrate the little wins.
"Yay for this random burst of body confidence and yay for awkward hilarious sex."
Many fans praised Lovato's bravery, also saying they looked 'amazing' in the photo posted alongside the update.
One wrote: "We're so proud of you and we can't wait for your new projects!!"
Someone else said: "AAAAAA LETS GO TEDDY."
A third commented: "I'm proud of you Demi really!!! You're so beautiful!!!!"
Another added: "Love that you found this feeling!!!"
According to Deadline, Hungry will follow 'a group of friends who belong to a food-issues group helping one another as they look for love, success and the perfect thing in the fridge that's going to make it all better'.
It comes from Sean Hayes and Todd Milliner's Hazy Mills, SB Projects and Universal Television, a division of Universal Studio Group, and is written and executive-produced by Suzanne Martin.
Bertinelli will play Lisa, Teddy's mum, who is described by Deadline as 'a warm, loving, self-critical and emotional mess of a woman who has lost and gained the same 30 pounds for 30 years'.
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