Emmy Rossum has no problem baring her bod during racy sex scenes for her new Showtime series, Shameless — but she does like to leave a little to the imagination.
"We like it to be realistic, but not real, so I wear something that I have called the 'vag pad,'" the actress, 24, explained during an appearance on Chelsea Lately Monday night. "It's like a little triangular, kind of, panty liner that you stick to yourself."
As for her onscreen partners, said Rossum, "The guy wears, like, a sock."
Still, she admitted it's not completely fool-proof.
"If you do a lot of slipping and sliding, it tends to move a little," Rossum explained. "It's a slippery situation."
The single star — she recently split with Counting Crows frontman Adam Duritz, 46 — also talked sex recently with Vegas Magazine. "It doesn't make sense that the character would wear a bra and care at all about what she looks like when she's having sex," she said. "Sex is meant to feel good, and she wants to feel good."
Sign up now for the Us Weekly newsletter to get breaking celebrity news, hot pics and more delivered straight to your inbox!