John Boyega has sparred off with galaxy’s biggest baddies, but now he needs some help back on earth – with women.
The Star Wars: The Force Awakens actor revealed in his new GQ August cover story that he’s sought advice on dating in Hollywood from two of the industry’s biggest names: Orlando Bloom and Robert Downey Jr.
Boyega, 25, said just before the sci-fi franchise’s big return in Dec. 2015, he realized, “It was time for me to sit down with someone who’s been through the extremes of Hollywood and to be given some tips as to how to stay stable.”
He asked his agent to reach out to Downey’s for a sit-down, as the actor has famously overcome the perils of young stardom. And Downey obliged, inviting Boyega to his house for a crash-course on fame. Unexpectedly, Bloom stopped by.
“I’m not used to any of that stuff, hanging out with Iron Man on a day-to-day basis,” the Detroit star told GQ. “I was just like, ‘Bloody hell. Is this how the celebrities do?’ ”
So, with two industry veterans at his behest, Boyega turned to “Women. Women, women, women,” seeking guidance on how to craft a …read more