Daniel Craig has revealed that he prefers going out to gay bars to avoid “the aggressive d***-swinging in hetero bars”.
“I’ve been going to gay bars for as long as I can remember,” the 53-year-old actor stated on the Lunch with Bruce podcast on SiriusXM. “One of the reasons: because I don’t get into fights in gay bars that often.”
The No Time to Die actor revealed he began going to gay bars when he was younger as a result of he needed to avoid getting “in a punch-up” throughout an evening out, which might occur “quite a lot” at straight bars.
“As a kid, because it was like… ‘I don’t want to end up [being] in a punch-up.’ And I did. That would happen quite a lot. And it [a gay bar] would just be a good place to go,” Craig stated.
The star additionally stated gays bars had been a secure place to be.
“Everybody was chill, everybody. You didn’t really have to sort of state your sexuality. It was okay. And it was a very safe place to be. And I could meet girls there, cause there are a lot of girls there for exactly the same reason I was there. It was kind of an ulterior motive,” he added.
The James Bond actor additionally recalled an incident whereas talking with host Bruce Bozzi, with whom he’s been buddies for a very long time.
The two mirrored on the evening they had been “caught” collectively at a gay bar referred to as Roosterfish in Venice Beach, California in 2010.
“For me, it was one of those situations and the irony is, you know, we kind of got ‘caught’, I suppose, which was kind of weird [be]cause we were doing nothing f****** wrong,” Craig stated.
“What happened is we were having a nice night and I kind of was talking to you about my life when my life was changing and we got drunk and I was like, ‘Oh, let’s just go to a bar, come on, let’s f****** go out’,” he defined.
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“And I just was like, ‘I know I don’t give a f***,’ and we’re in Venice,” Craig added. In the dialog, the Casino Royale actor admitted he needed to transfer from England to California due to the “magical” vibe, which he stated “was there that night”.
Craig, who accomplished his closing outing as Bond in No Time to Die, not too long ago received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
His fifth Bond movie is topping field workplace charts all over the world and has taken more than £50m in the UK alone after simply two weekends – sufficient to make it already one of many prime 10 highest-grossing 007 motion pictures of all time.