Hunter Parrish Asks Parents' Opinion Before Baring His Butt on 'Weeds'

July 16, 2009 08:31:04 GMT

Asking his parents' opinion before he films the scene, Hunter Parrish is glad his mother and father are very supportive of him.


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"Weeds" star Hunter Parrish opens up in an interview featured in the August issue of GQ magazine about him showing off his naked bottoms on the hit TV series. He says he needs to ask his parents' opinion before deciding to do the particular scene.

"I had to show my butt last season for the first time. And I had a hard time deciding whether to do it - we didn't decide until the morning of the shoot ... I called my parents and I was like, 'Are you guys going to disown me if I do this?'," he recalls. Though so, he is quick to add that his parents' opinion isn't the one and only deciding factor, claiming "I don't make all my decisions by them but it was nice to hear that they were supportive and clued-in."

Asked about him often appearing shirtless on the series, the 22-year-old actor says, "It's not contractual, it's just where my storyline is." In further interview with GQ, Hunter addresses on such issues as report of him being offered the Zac Efron part in "High School Musical" films and starring alongside his idol Alanis Morissette in the new season of "Weeds."

Hunter Parrish portrays the role of Silas Botwin in "Weeds." His character is described as the stereotypical teenage male who is eager to participate in sports and sex, and having trouble with school work. His big screen projects include "17 Again" and the upcoming comedy-drama "Paper Man".

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posted by Tvshowguy on Aug 28, 2010
I love Alanis Morissette in the new Weeds season. It's cool to know that Hunter is a fan of hers. He is a great actor.

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