5 Ways Music Videos Lied To You About Sex

it is not all fun and games.

Photo via The Island Def Jam Music Group.

Sex on screen is not like sex in real life. We know this to be true. It’s often less exciting, way faster, and doesn’t involve half the orchestration and gimmicks that screen sex has. Hollywood’s treatment of the deed is, at times, ridiculous. (Have you ever tried having sex in a shower? It’s not fun. And who, honestly, takes an entire sheet off the bed and saunters around in their afterglow? Who?) Music video sex isn’t innocent in this either—c'mon, all that lip-syncing would never fly in the bedroom. Certain videos portray such wild sexcapades that make you think these sort of lustful actions are right. But you could be wrong. Some are dripping in more lies than they are with peaches and cream. Here are five of them.