Jennifer Aniston attracts criticism for comments on intimacy coordinators

“Having Mimi there, you’re protected,” said Aniston. “I never felt uncomfortable. Jon was such a gentleman, always – I mean every move, every cut, ‘You OK?’ It was also very choreographed. That’s the beauty of Mimi and our gorgeous editor, the music and lighting. So, you don’t prepare.”

Aniston continued: “They asked us if we wanted an intimacy coordinator. I’m from the olden days, so I was like, ‘What does that mean?’ They said, ‘Where someone asks you if you’re OK,’ and I’m like, ‘Please, this is awkward enough!’ We’re seasoned – we can figure this one out. And we had Mimi there.”

Aniston’s comments have been criticised online for downplaying the role that intimacy coordinators can play on set.

Some The Morning Show fans also pointed out that the debate over the role of intimacy coordinators mirrors some of the issues around consent and power that are explored in the show. One wrote: “And the irony of her saying this when the main premise of this show is how legacy media covers up sex scandals and racism in order to protect yt people [slang for white people] in power…”