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By Gary Trock on July 14, 2023 at 1:41 PM EDT
Updated on July 14, 2023 at 1:51 PM EDT

Lily-Rose Depp may not be getting any awards nominations for her risqué role in Sam Levinson's "The Idol," but there's one list she will make this year – Mr. Skin's top nude scenes in Hollywood!

The popular website, famous for cataloging every nude scene in Hollywood by actresses and actors, has identified Johnny Depp's 24-year-old daughter as one of their top-searched celebrities this year.

We're told Lily-Rose's nude scenes have joined the ranks of other highly-searched starlets, including Jennifer Lawrence, Alexandria Daddario and Sydney Sweeney.

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"2023's breakout nepo baby Lily-Rose Depp shocked us by going nude in every episode of a mainstream television show – an incredibly rare feat for a star of any series," Mr. Skin tells The Blast.

He adds, "Lily-Rose gets naked a staggering thirteen times throughout a brief five-episode run, making her one of the most searched celebrities in our nudity database. Lily-Rose is a clear frontrunner for my annual list of the Top Ten Nude Scenes Of The Year. How could she not be?"

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Mr. Skin Takes Over Hollywood

Mr. Skin was launched on August 10, 1999, by Jim McBride, an enterprising man from Chicago. He was popularly known by his pseudonym, Mr. Skin. McBride's fascination with nudity in film was rooted in his teenage years when he started cataloging brief nude scenes he'd discovered while watching late-night cable television.

The idea of creating a database for nude scenes in movies and television first sprouted in McBride's mind during a bar conversation with friends in the late 1990s. At the time, the internet was still in its early years, but its potential for reshaping entertainment consumption was already visible. Seeing an opportunity, McBride decided to bring his hobby to the internet, so Mr. Skin was born.

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Mr. Skin was innovative, with McBride and his team watching hours of film and television content to extract scenes of nudity or sexual content. The site cataloged these scenes and information about the movie or showed the actors involved and the nature of the nudity. It offered visitors a simple way to find this content without sifting through entire films or series.

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In its early days, the website was primarily a passion project funded by McBride's savings. However, as the site grew in popularity, it began to draw advertising revenue and eventually offered premium memberships for additional content, thus becoming a lucrative enterprise.

One of the major boosts for Mr. Skin's popularity came in 2007 when it was mentioned in the hit movie "Knocked Up." In the film, the characters are seen creating a website similar to Mr. Skin, which leads to a funny exchange where they realize Mr. Skin already exists, thereby promoting the site to a wider audience.

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Over the years, Mr. Skin expanded beyond simply cataloging nude scenes. It began offering original content, like interviews with actresses and directors, reviews of movies and TV shows, and even a weekly podcast.

Controversies weren't far off, either. Some critics have argued that the site objectifies women, while others have celebrated it for its openness about human sexuality. The website also faced legal issues regarding copyright infringement as it navigated the tricky waters of fair use but remained clear of significant troubles.

By 2021, Mr. Skin had amassed a database containing thousands of scenes from movies and TV shows, standing as a unique testament to the portrayal of nudity in popular media.

Despite its critics, Mr. Skin has remained a major player in the industry. With its dedicated team continually updating the site's extensive database, it continues to serve as a quirky corner of the internet for those interested in its particular brand of content. Even as streaming services have revolutionized how we consume media, Mr. Skin has adapted and continued to thrive in the ever-changing landscape of the digital age.

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