Tuesday, 15 October 2013

Daniel Radcliffe: He Shares Your Pain

“I don’t think there’s any difference between how one falls in love. People express love differently, person to person, but it’s not gender or sexuality related. The only difference it made was obviously the actual sex scene, of course…

"I was talked through it by the director. He would be telling me what I would be feeling in each take. Basically, gay sex, especially for the first time, is really fucking painful. And [John Krokidas] said that he had never seen that portrayed accurately on film before. He wanted it to look like an authentic loss of virginity. The transformative thing about the role wasn’t playing such a famous character or playing a character that had such a huge influence on society. It was more of trying to find your voice, and finding out who you are. It’s usually an awful and very painful journey, and it has to be—it involves getting heartbroken or failing at something that you want to succeed at. Those are important things to go through, and that was the thing that attracted me to the part.”

Flaunt magazine.

Unsurprisingly this quote has been picked up by everyone.
"Bumming fnarr fnarr!" etc. 
What is surprising is that even the Daily Mail could reprint it without blinking. 
Some readers not so keen; "No Christian values and no film star good looks either. Big F for fail!"

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