Irish actor Chris O'Dowd reveals in a
new interview that his The IT Crowd co-star Richard Ayoade was
“aggressive” in a kissing scene the two shared.
In the Channel 4 comedy, Roy (played by
O'Dowd) and Maurice (Ayoade) play two unappreciated computer support
technicians left to fend for themselves in the dingy basement of a
large industrial corporation. Roy dreams of moving up the corporate
ladder, while geeky genius Maurice believes the set-up is perfect.
“My God, he was aggressive,”
O'Dowd, 34, told gay glossy The
Advocate. “After years of sexual tension building towards
it, I was expecting tenderness, something intimate, and he just
pinned me like a human rag doll. It was a lot of fun.”
When asked whether he's ever been
mistaken for gay because of his facial hair, O'Dowd answered: “No,
I'm too slobbish looking. Maybe if I took better care of myself.
And my mustache is a straight man's mustache.”
O'Dowd currently stars in the Sky One
series Moone Boy, which can be seen in the U.S. on Hulu.com.