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Raquel Welch: We're all sex addicts!

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Iconic bombshell Raquel Welch has some pretty strong opinions on the present state of our culture's sexuality. Or, to be more specific, Americans are living in an "era of porn," and that today's stars are simply too sexual.

In an interview with Men's Health, the screen siren, 71, said, "I think we've gotten to the point in our culture where we're all sex addicts, literally. We have equated happiness in life with as many orgasms as you can possibly pack in."

Despite her roles in racy blockbusters, Welch seems to think it's the porn industry that's the cause.

"I think this era of porn is at least partially responsible for it. Where is the anticipation and the personalization? It's an exploitation of the poor male's libidos. Poor babies - they can't control themselves!

"Nobody remembers what it's like to be left to form your own ideas about what's erotic and sexual," the four-times-married star said. "I don't care if I'm being one of those old fogies who says, 'Back in my day we didn't have to hear about sex all the time.' They're ruining us with all the explanations and graphicness." 

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