Tom Hardy: “Every tattoo means something to me”
Outside, I seem young, but inside I’m a decrepit old man who needs complete peace of mind. I do not miss the chaos.
Every tattoo means something to me. Each of them means what I experienced in my life, did or where I was. So I like a map of myself, where I was and where I will be.
If you look at Hollywood, there are no endless snow-white smiles and pumped presses. Beautiful people line up to look fabulous on the film. I’m not that – I have a responsibility for those who could not get to the top.
To put his hand into Bronson’s cell is like a cage with a lion. I did it and shook his hand. It was the softest and gentle handshake in my life. At that moment, I dropped all prejudices.
I always wanted a beard, but I was never able to have my own, because I always shaved for my next role. But in the end the stars align for me to grow this beard and work at the same time.
Everyone has a dream that warms even on the coldest nights. A dream that does not come out of my head. And even if you are destined to remain alone until the end of your days, this dream will always accompany you.
My son lives with his mother in London, so I will never leave this city. I’m a Londoner in my heart, and I will not move until my son will be old enough to travel with me.
I’m a drug addict, which means that if you tell me that I can not do something, then I will definitely do it.
If I tell myself that I want to do something, no matter how hard or debilitating it is, I will do it. Even if it scares me.
Until recently, I often got into the station: for weapons, drugs and car theft. All this is in the past. Now I’m doing charity work and help poor children and guys in prison.