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Rainn Wilson naked. A sex symbol? Sort of.

June 2, 2008

wilson.jpgWhat’s with Rainn Wilson of “The Office” showing his naked body all over the place these days? It’s not like Wilson, 42, is Brad Pitt or Matthew McConaughey or some other male sex symbol. Or is he?

He thinks he is — sort of.

One day after baring his not-so-buff bod at Sunday’s MTV Movie Awards in Los Angeles (that’s him and his teddy in the picture at right), Wilson talked to reporters about his new movie, “The Rocker,” which is slated for an August release. Wilson portrays a former drummer for a 1980s metal band who lands a gig playing for a teenage garage band. And in one scene of his band’s rehearsal, Wilson shows off his naked butt.

“My body has been making women laugh for the last 20 years and I’m happy to continue to oblige,” he joked.

wilson3.jpgWilson, who portrays eccentric paper salesman Dwight Schrute in hit TV show “The Office,” also said that after making the movie, he has figured out what makes a rock drummer tick.

“There’s kind of an idiocy to the rock drummer. There kind of has to be. You’re just like a big baboon off in the corner pounding on things,” Wilson said. 

(Reporting by Alex Dobuzinskis)

Comments

I was on the way to work today and i heard him on WZLX! He was in studio and hilarious! You gotta check out the pics and audio on their website. On wzlx.com good stuff on his new movie comin out!

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