Steve Carells 40-Year-Old Virgin Waxing Scene Was Painfully Real. No animals were harmed during the making of The 40-Year-Old Virgin. No method acting was required during Steve Carells waxing scene in The 40-Year-Old Virgin – unfortunately for the actor, his pain was very, very real.
Is the waxing real in 40-year-old?
The chest-waxing scene in “The 40-Year-Old Virgin” was one of this years most harrowing movie moments – made only more so with the knowledge that it was, in fact, real. For the sake of comedy, Steve Carell had his rather bushy chest waxed while four cameras captured the anguish.
What did Steve Carell scream 40-year-old virgin?
Anyone who has seen the 2005 comedy knows the image of Carells beet-red skin and the words that he screams as his chest hair is ripped out: “Kelly Clarkson!” The American Idol winner never physically appeared in the movie, but she still plays a big role in it as one of The 40-Year-Old Virgins most iconic jokes.