Denzel Washington is known as one of the good guys of Hollywood, and during a radio interview on Thursday morning, he showed why. Chatting to Nova FM's breakast duo Fitzy and Wippa , the Equalizer actor talked about how he prepares for film roles and sex scenes, admitting he likes to get to know the actress before she strips off. They then went on to talk about the 'oldest' apology actors can give actresses before a steamy love scene. The revelations surfaced during a mythbusters segment, where breakfast show presenters Ryan 'Fitzy' Fitzgerald and Michael 'Wippa' Wipfli asked Denzel to bust some Hollywood myths and give advice to people wanting to become actors. The year-old, who spent a few months earlier this year treading the boards on Broadway in 'A Raisin in the Sun', said his top tip for wannabe actors was to get into theatre.
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For his latest movie, Denzel Washington takes on a harrowing role in " Flight ," which involves a revealing moment -- literally. The actor does a nude scene. The story centers on his character, Whip Whitaker, an experienced but alcoholic airline pilot who crash-lands his plane after it goes into a dive -- and manages to save almost everyone on-board -- but may face prison time for drugs and alcohol found in his system. The drama is receiving glowing reviews -- and Washington's performance is already getting Oscar buzz. But even such a seasoned actor had a first in this movie as the script called for him to disrobe. And it's not what you think: Washington reveals a bare behind while wearing an open hospital gown during a conversation with his drug dealer, played by John Goodman. I don't know if it was in the script like that.
F light is one of those movies that makes you wonder if it really deserves the great leading performance that holds it together. As it degenerates from its thrilling opening air crash into a rehab-friendly, cod-religious sobriety tract, one remembers this is a Robert Zemeckis movie, and he is prone to this sort of thing. Which isn't always a bad thing. There's a shocking opening sequence with Denzel Washington cavorting in a hotel bed with a naked woman Nadine Velazquez of My Name Is Earl , chugging booze and fighting on the phone with his ex-wife; then leaning in to the camera to snort up a fat rail of cocaine, his face grotesquely distorted in close-up. Cut to the elegant hotel corridor, Gimme Shelter screaming on the soundtrack, and Denzel emerges, swaggering and magnificent in full pilot's uniform, ready to go to work. You might never take a flight again after living through that cut. As the toxicology reports come in post-disaster, the facts of a broken tail mechanism and of Washington's indubitable resourcefulness and heroism possibly coke-fuelled during the disaster fade into the background as the full extent of his addictions becomes clear. The hero in short order becomes the heel, but no matter how rough that ride becomes, there is always a part of one's mind saying, "This guy's a two-car garage, three-bedroom asshole, but Denzel is crushing it! Denzel's career seems emblematic of all the changing pathologies about race in Hollywood over the last four decades. His first role — oh, this is too perfect — was as "Alley Mugger 1", literally bottom of the bill, in Michael Winner 's white-backlash cri de guerre Death Wish Sidney Poitier fought for this?
There is no question this is the true church. Honestly, I don't have very good advice, but keep being you and hopefully she won't let her religion blind her like it blinded me. I feel as if I am a single parent. This is a very delicate territory, so tread carefully. I would go ahead and make boundaries with the conversation about kids and church, if that is your preference. Reading has become difficult, because I have trouble focusing. I really fell that its time for me to move on. Just go ahead and ask for the definitions and treat it like learning a new language.