Justin Theroux is used to making headlines because of his marriage to Jennifer Aniston. But in 2013, his impressive…ahem…bulge elevated his hunk status even further!

For fans in need of a refresher, the frenzy started after the 45-year-old was photographed running ~unsupported~ on the set of his TV show The Leftovers. The comments that followed gave the actor an idea of how women are made to feel in Hollywood.

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“I don’t want to say objectified, but it was embarrassing,” he told Elle in a recent interview. “It’s like having someone yank your shorts down in public. It doesn’t feel great.”

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The Washington D.C. native added, “It has the appearance of a compliment, but it’s more mortifying than anything else.”

Justin also touched on how his life has changed since meeting Friends alum Jennifer, who he married in August 2015. “[I] would love to walk around New York with my wife. Take her to Washington Square Park,” he admitted. But, “It would turn into a s–t show. It would be not fun.”