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Alexander Skarsgard strips for South Pole toilet shot

Alexander Skarsgard strips for South Pole toilet shot

WHEN YOU GOTTA GO, YOU GOTTA GO: Alexander Skarsgard bares all. Photo: Associated Press, YouTube

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Alexander Skarsgard of Team U.S. trudges through the snow on day one of the Virgin Money South Pole Allied Challenge 2013 expedition. He is on a 200-mile charity trek to the South Pole alongside wounded servicemen and women. Team U.S. is one of three teams competing in the trek to raise money for the military charity “Walking With The Wounded.” (AP Photo / Victoria Nicholson)

Actor Alexander Skarsgard raised temperatures in the South Pole last month by posing naked on an outdoor toilet, and he has the photo proof of his prank.

The hardy “True Blood” star, who reached the coldest place on Earth as part of the Walking With the Wounded Challenge, which also featured British royal Prince Harry, stripped down in the sub-zero wilderness and posed for a toilet shot as he read a book.

His team guide, Inge Solheim, took the photo and posted it on Instagram.com on Tuesday.

The adventurer captioned the shot, “What are you reading, Alex? The script for season 7 of #truebloodHBO?”

In a TV scene similar to the South Pole toilet moment, Skarsgard lounged fully nude on a chaise lounge in snowy Sweden as part of the season six finale of “True Blood.”

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