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In The 40-Year-Old Virgin, cameras roll as Andy, Steve's character, gets his chest waxed at a salon. With no body double or special effects in the budget, Steve says he endured the agony for the sake of comedy. Just how badly did it hurt? "It hurt a lot," he says. "You can see the blood pooling to the surface of my skin, and all the women on the set said, 'You might want to trim [the hair] down a little bit or take some ibuprofen or something. 'And I'm like, 'No, I'm fine.' I knew not of what I spoke."