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HBO Fought 'Girls' Over That Controversial 'Money Shot'

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Remember that time Adam Driver ejaculated on Shiri Appleby on "Girls"? It was a controversial scene, which left some to to ask whether it was the first time we'd seen a "money shot" on TV (not quite) and others to wonder if it wasn't a bit too graphic and gratuitous. HBO was among them.

"The biggest fight we've ever gotten in with HBO was about a cum shot, a money shot. They thought it was really gratuitous," Jenni Konner told The Hollywood Reporter at their comedy show runner round table. "They begged us not to do it. We said, 'OK, fine.' Then the next year, we had a story-motivated, emotional money shot, and they let us keep it. It really felt like we all grew together."

To be clear, this means there was another more graphic and gratuitous "money shot" that we were not treated to on "Girls." For those looking for similarly non-emotional acts of ejaculation, may we kindly redirect you to porn.

[h/t The Hollywood Reporter]

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