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There was considerable controversy regarding the sex scene between Nick and Beth.Some critics regarded it as rape, while others said he should have used a condom, due to the AIDS epidemic at the time.
Stone agreed to do so, under the assumption that her genitals weren't visible.
This gave him the freedom to edit the scene until the MPAA was satisfied, and no longer demanded that the scene was deleted altogether.
In 2002, Joe Eszterhas apologized in an op-ed for The New York Times, for glamorizing smoking in this movie.
It was only at an early preview, that Stone discovered Verhoeven chose to use this specific shot.
Stone was mainly cross with Verhoeven for not discussing the matter with her beforehand, but decided to let the scene go without changes, as she felt this conformed with her movie character."She said, 'Give me one reason why I shouldn't pull this trigger.' I said, 'I didn't do anything to hurt you.