Sarah Michelle Gellar Says Daphne and Velma Had a ‘Steamy’ Kiss Scene That Was Lower from Scooby-Doo
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Sarah Michelle Gellar says there was a “steamy” deleted scene from 2002’s live-action Scooby-Doo.
Throughout her look on Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen alongside Rosie Perez Thursday night, the 45-year-old Wolf Pack actress fielded a question from viewers who requested a few rumored “relationship on the facet” between Daphne (Gellar) and Velma (Linda Cardellini) within the James Gunn–written Scooby-Doo movie.
“I do not find out about a relationship on the facet,” Gellar mentioned, “however there was a steamy— I imply, I mentioned it was steamy, however they most likely did not assume it was, therefore it was lower….”
After host Andy Cohen requested the actress to make clear what she meant, Gellar confirmed that there was a kissing second between the 2 characters: “Kiss, yup, it received lower. It was an precise kiss between Daphne and Velma that received lower. I really feel just like the world needs to see it, however I do not know the place it’s.”
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Scooby-Doo launched as a PG-rated comedy based mostly on the long-running cartoon sequence of the identical identify, however screenwriter Gunn — who now works as co-CEO of DC Studios — confirmed in a 2017 Fb submit that his original cut of the movie was rated R. (The 2004 sequel Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed was additionally PG.)
Gellar dished additional on elements of the movie that did not make it into the “family-friendly” last lower on WWHL Thursday, together with a scene between Daphne and Fred (Gellar’s real-life husband Freddie Prinze Jr.) that implied Fred was homosexual.
“There was an awesome line, too, the place I will always remember, we’re having a battle, Daphne and Fred, after which I yell at him, ‘And that ascot makes you look homosexual!’ and I slam the door. They lower that too,” Gellar shared. “I believe it was the rationale I truly signed on to the film.”
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“I do know everybody’s thought for a very long time… there have been at all times implications about Fred being taken with each events. All of them received lower,” she added. “[The movie] was much less family-friendly to start with.”
Again in 2002, Gellar defined to SciFi Wire that the deleted kiss scene concerned a scene in which the Mystery Gang swap bodies.
“Initially within the soul-swapping scene Velma and Daphne could not appear to get their souls again collectively within the woods,” Gellar mentioned on the time. “And so the best way they discovered was to kiss and the souls went again into correct alignment.”