Kellan Lutz for Interview Magazine: photos and interview
Kellan Lutz is featured in Interview Magazine with an interview in what will now be referred to as my favorite Kellan photo shoot ever.Â Do yourself a favor and click through for interview and photos!
JACOBS: Why acting?
LUTZ: In L.A., I was meeting people who were all actors. My mind started to open up to what acting was. I didnâ€™t realize that Brad Pitt was a real person. I didnâ€™t think he was a robot or a machine, but I thought you were just born into actingâ€”that itâ€™s a family tree, kind of like NASCAR. No one can just say, â€œHey, Iâ€™m going to be a
NASCAR driver.â€ They need to have some way in. Once I was in L.A., I realized anyone could do this. Why not give it a shot? I started going to a ton of acting classes, and I found I had a real passion for it, probably the biggest passion Iâ€™ve ever had in my whole life. So I decided to put school aside, put all my scholarships aside, put everything that I worked hard on for my mother and myself aside, and pursue this roller-coaster ride.
JACOBS: You really donâ€™t think youâ€™re pretty?
LUTZ: Itâ€™s funny when people say you have sex appeal or call you the next Brad Pitt. I just laugh. Iâ€™m not that. I donâ€™t want to be that. â€œYouâ€™re a sex icon.â€ Why? Because I played a vampire in a movie? Itâ€™s all very unearned. If I had the best freaking abs in the world or if I looked like Brad Pitt does in Fight Club , then cool, but Iâ€™m not starving myself. I eat what I want, and Iâ€™m not a workout fiend. My genetics are good, but they arenâ€™t crazy He-Man style. I donâ€™t get it, but I appreciate it. [laughs]
JACOBS: And sometimes you just like to go on a shirtless run with your dog, and people need to deal with it.
LUTZ: I donâ€™t see why itâ€™s special. I know a lot of people who run shirtless because they donâ€™t want their clothes to get sweaty. Iâ€™m just a normal person. And I have four paparazzi who sit outside my house all day.
Interview by Mark Jacobs; Photographs by Mikael Jansson
To read the rest of the interview (and it’s worth the read!) head over to Interview.
You can also watch a video from the shoot here.
Grab my blood pressure meds, quick!!
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