In the romantic comedy, it took many takes for Ryan playing Sally to loudly show Crystal's Harry how women can fake a sexual climax. The famous scene was discussed at length in a rollicking "When Harry Met Sally" reunion discussion Thursday featuring Ryan, 57, Crystal, 71, and director Rob Reiner , Moderator and Turner Classic Movies host Ben Mankiewicz drilled down on some of the film's most enduring moments, including that scene. Reiner revealed that Ryan volunteered to shoot the over-the-top moment, not knowing just how many times she would have to replay it to get it perfect perfectly. It got more embarrassing. Reiner said he used himself as a model to show a more demonstrative moment for Ryan to emulate.
How director Reiner helped Meg Ryan fake orgasm in When Harry Met Sally
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It starts with Meg Ryan sitting across from Billy Crystal in a diner. She proceeds to fake an intense and convincing orgasm. It was a major cultural moment for women and sexuality. Richmond says that only about 25 percent of women can achieve orgasm from intercourse alone. Most partners are very receptive, and want to honestly know what makes the other person feel good. Your partner is in the dark; they think they're doing all the right things due to the faking. Meanwhile, faking an orgasm can lead to resentment, sexual frustration, and other bigger issues in relationships.