Sex Object

Photo: Stephanie Pfriender Stylander

Jason Lewis had a bit of a run-in the other day at the gym. “This woman was like, ‘Wow, nice ass!’ ” he says. “ ‘Take your shirt off!’ It’s flattering, but go home! I’m not going to talk to you.” Alas, the attention is only likely to get worse. A former male model, Lewis quit the runway—all he wanted to do was act!—and has landed on the final season of Sex and the City, as waiter Jerry Jerrod. And as is the case with so many of Samantha’s flings, there’s little left to the imagination. The script for their third scene read, “They have sex, the greatest sex, all-night sex,” says Lewis, 32, over a much-needed energy shake at a Chelsea café near the apartment he shares with two Rhodesian ridgebacks. For inspiration, Lewis and Kim Cattrall studied a novelty-shop poster diagramming 1,001 sexual positions. “I’ve never done that ‘chair’ thing,” he admits. “I mean, who does that?”

Sex Object