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Lisa Kudrow: What's up with naked reality shows?

Lisa Kudrow has shared her opinions on shows such as Naked and Afraid, admitting she doesn't know why the people are pixelated.

It appears the latest craze on the small screen is reality programmes where people strip off, such as Naked and Afraid; a Discovery Channel offering in which a man and woman are stranded with no clothes on in a remote location for 21 days. Lisa is no stranger to TV having portrayed ditzy Phoebe Buffay in hit sitcom Friends until 2004, but she can't get her head around the new ideas out there.

"No I'm not, addicted. I know that it exists... I don't understand!" she mused to Ellen DeGeneres on her talk show. "You know, it's optional. It's not like, you have to do it and you have to be naked, because I think you're supposed to also feel for them. Like, 'Oh my God AND they're naked! This is hard for them!'

"And then they're pixelated and you're like, why are you broadcasting this?"

Host Ellen then chimed in to share her confusion at the restrictions, adding: "Just don't pixalate, it's a crack. We know there's a crack there."

Lisa, clearly amused, was left giggling over Ellen's use of language. Rather than keeping her thoughts to herself the blonde actress took it upon herself to question what the TV personality meant by 'crack'.

"It's all smooth. I'm thinking of a Ken doll or a Barbie, were you? A crack?" Lisa chuckled. "I've gotta look in my anatomy book again . Oh, I call it a line. It's a line! Would they let you say a line? But it looks like a line..."

Lisa currently stars in sitcom The Comeback playing ex-celebrity Valerie Cherish, who is desperately trying to reinstate her fame. It's a role which the star enjoys portraying.

"Now Valerie, she can be an idiot. [People] don’t think twice about Valerie being on a reality show and being humiliated all the time,” she recently told The Edit. “It isn’t shocking to watch a woman allow herself to be treated that way. It’s traditional now.”

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