The comedy, which just celebrated its 20th anniversary on Tuesday, includes a scene which shows Elizabeth's character Nadia stripping down in the bedroom of Jim Levenstein played by Jason Biggs before a botched sexual rendezvous. Unbeknownst to Nadia, Jim and his friends had planted a secret webcam in the room and accidentally sent the footage to the entire school. Nadia, an exchange student, is consequently sent home to Slovakia, however, the boys don't receive any kind of punishment. In an interview with Page Six Tuesday, Elizabeth reminisced on her time on the iconic comedy and why she believes the famous scene would cause issues with viewers today. I think that it would have gone down differently. I just tried to make it no big deal.
Kate Erbland. And yet other parts of the film, the kind played for big laughs in , have aged even less well than the defiling of a baked good. In a new interview with Page Six , star Shannon Elizabeth reflects on a key scene involving her character, beautiful exchange student Nadia. Jim sets his sights on the alluring Nadia, and invites her over to his house to hang out and, ostensibly, make the love connection happen. Related David Simon Alleges L.
Shannon Elizabeth 's career is about to go ballistic. First came her sensational teen film debut, American Pie , filled with several high octane sex scenes which included a much-discussed nude scene involving Elizabeth. That single scene did much to turn an otherwise unknown former Taco Bell commercial model into an overnight sex star. That performance led to her being cast in last year's Scary Movie , a sensational parody of teen horror flicks, where her fabulous figure is shown to full advantage. It's the kind of carefree comic romp that Elizabeth hopes will mark the end of one chapter in her career, and the beginning of a new one.
After Jim accidentally broadcasts the webcam stream to his entire high school, the foreign exchange student is sent back to Slovakia. Elizabeth also discussed precautions the crew took to make her as comfortable as possible while filming the controversial "Pie" scene, which turned her into a sex symbol. She celebrated the film's year anniversary on Instagram Tuesday.