Allison Williams on 'Girls' Sex Scenes: I Love Making People Cringe

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Allison Williams wants to make you cringe.

The Girls star
spoke to ET at the premiere of the show's fourth season in New York City on Monday, and she revealed that she enjoys acting in the show's awkward sex scenes.

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"I take great pride in playing those moments," Williams told ET. "It's become my little pet favorite project. Because I just like pushing the envelope."

Williams, who plays Marnie on the acclaimed HBO dramedy, says she often finds her character in uncomfortable sexual situations, and it allows her to have fun with the role.

"I love making people uncomfortable," Williams said, smiling. "And when people say, 'I cringed watching [that] scene,' that’s the biggest compliment you can give me."

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Check out the video for more from Williams, including how she keeps from making herself uncomfortable while filming intimate scenes.

The new season of Girls premieres Sunday, Jan. 11 at 9 p.m. on HBO.

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