Daniel Radcliffe reveals that gay sex is “really f\*\*king painful”

The former Harry Potter star has opened up about what gay sex is like for first-timers…

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by Kayleigh Dray |

Daniel Radcliffe has definitely grown up since his days as Harry Potter (AKA The Boy Who Lived), hasn't he? From tackling serious plays on the West End to sensationally good horror film The Woman In Black, the young Brit has definitely made the transition from child star to seasoned actor - and it seems as if his next project is no different.

Kill Your Darlings, directed by John Krokidas, is set to hit cinemas this Autumn - and Daniel has opened up about what it was like to play a gay man to Flaunt magazine.

Unsurprisingly, his feelings on the subject are very mature and VERY quotable: “I don’t think there’s any difference between how one falls in love."

"People express love differently, person to person, but it’s not gender or sexuality related. The only difference it made was obviously the actual sex scene, of course.”

Watch the trailer for Kill Your Darlings below

We love that Daniel recognises love is just that; love, no matter who it's felt for or by. And we were very interested to hear how he managed to portray this effectively on screen.

In the movie, Daniel loses his virginity to a stranger after being rejected by Lucien Carr (Dane DeHaan), the man he has fallen head over heels in love with. But, thankfully, Daniel had a team of people there to help him make the scene feel as realistic and genuine as possible:

“I was talked through it by the director. He would be telling me what I would be feeling in each take. Basically, gay sex, especially for the first time, is really f**king painful.”

“And [Krokidas] said that he had never seen that portrayed accurately on film before. He wanted it to look like an authentic loss of virginity."

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