By Amanda Michelle Steiner
November 18, 2015 at 01:00 PM EST

Viola Davis has a whole new perspective on censorship.

The How to Get Away With Murder star stopped by Late Night on Tuesday and revealed that the many sex scenes she has to film make her a little uncomfortable, as they push her outside her comfort zone. “I love body makeup,” she said. “I love the censors. I used to be like, ‘Why do they have to censor everything? I want to hear the cuss words! I want to see the nudity! That’s life!’ Now I love it.” You know what they say: the grass is always more naked on the other side. 

See the full clip below to hear Davis talk about how much she appreciates Shonda Rhimes for seeing her how she is.