It’s Not Just Josh Hartnett: Other Stars Who Left Hollywood Behind
And Hartnett absolutely hated it.
“Oh, that was an awful piece,” Hartnett, now a 42-12 months-aged married father of two living in Surrey, England, just lately reflected to The Guardian. “Was there even a quotation from me in it, or was it just everyone chatting about how hot I was? People received a chip on their shoulder about me right after that. They truly believed I would been thrust on them. It was a extremely unusual time.”
Bristling at the lofty expectations it created, he mentioned, “It truly is just that it happened at a time when I was not that famed, and it seemed to presently be asking no matter if I should be or not. I felt like: ‘Oh my God! I’m not the tallest poppy yet—don’t cut me down!’ I was becoming when compared to Tom Cruise and Julia Roberts and that is crazy. It was a established-up-to-fall short moment.”
Struggling with a fork in the road—take a stab at mega-fame and everything that contains or operate, fast, in the opposite direction—he went with the latter.