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Alexander Skarsgard likes nudity, lots of sex

Alexander Skarsgard is over the naked question.

He doesn't understand why Americans make such a fuss over his willingness to strip for the cameras.

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"[Parents] in the States freak out if their kids see a nipple or a butt cheek, but at the same time they're OK with their kids watching people bash each other's heads in with baseball bats," the "True Blood" star told Out magazine during a joint interview with fellow Swede music video director Jonas kerlund.

"I notice in interviews in the U.S. all people want to talk about is nudity," Skarsgard says. "You have a half-hour interview, and you spend 25 minutes talking about the nude scenes, and of course, if it makes sense as a scene, I'll do it."

Skarsgard and Akerlund also talk about the recent emergence of Swedish musicians in the U.S.

Skarsgard reasons it's because children are "encouraged to play an instrument, or to sing and be creative, from a very early age, and it's free."

He says many take advantage of Sweden's cold dark winters by playing music in their garages for five months.

Akerlund joked, "That's the boning season. And then it's spring, and that's also boning season. And summer's the best boning season."

Skarsgard added with a laugh, "And that's also why we're so liberal and cool with our sexuality--because we f--k a lot."

And he wonders why we always want to talk about the naked stuff.

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