In response to the controversy about Alice Eve‘s Marcus underwear scene in Star Trek into Darkness, J.J. Abrams released a cut scene featuring a showering Benedict Cumberbatch‘s John Harrison.
Abrams appeared on Conan last night, where Conan addressed the Marcus underwear scene controversy.
“You’ve been taking some heat for a scene that I didn’t personally see what the fuss was about myself,” said Conan. “I was quite happy about the scene.”
Abrams explained the intent behind the scene, and then defended the scene, saying it was a “balance,” or a “trade-off” because earlier a scene showing Kirk undressed had been shown.
To further prove that there were sexy scenes for both men and women, Abrams introduced a clip of a short scene of Cumberbatch taking a shower, which ended up being cut from the movie.