I guess enough time has passed since this scene was shot that I can confess that the interview I conducted with Holly Halston and her husband, Troy, after the shooting of this scene was one of the most uncomfortable moments of my life. In retrospect, I probably had even more reason than I knew to be uncomfortable, but even without the events that would take place, it was uncomfortable enough.
I mean, here we had a porn star, Holly, who had fucked only one man on-camera her entire life, her husband. And here she was, having been fucked in the ass by somebody other than her husband for the first time. And the two of them were sitting there, side-by-side, and it was my job to interview them and ask them about it. This was Indecent Proposal times two.
It helped that Troy directed the scene, so it wasn't as if he was off in another room weeping (or running up the steps to stop the helicopter as Woody Harrelson does in Indecent Proposal). But as they sat there on the set, talking about how excited they were, I felt as if they both were a little nervous, too. I asked Troy if he was nervous. He said, "I was.