When Valentina Cervi auditioned for the role of Salome on "True Blood
" (Sundays at 9 p.m. ET on HBO), creator Alan Ball
had one piece of advice for her: "Don't be afraid of your sexual power." Cervi was far from afraid, and happens to enjoy nude scenes with Christopher Meloni
(Roman), who plays her lover on the show. "The writer asked me to be naked on the bed, and I kind of said, 'Oh ... ' but she explained to me that Salome is free," ...