And Hartnett absolutely hated it.
“Oh, that was an terrible piece,” Hartnett, now a 42-year-old married dad of two residing in Surrey, England, not too long ago mirrored to The Guardian. “Was there even a quote from me in it, or was it simply everybody speaking about how scorching I used to be? Individuals received a chip on their shoulder about me after that. They genuinely thought I would been thrust on them. It was a really bizarre time.”
Bristling on the lofty expectations it created, he mentioned, “It is simply that it occurred at a time after I wasn’t that well-known, and it appeared to already be asking whether or not I must be or not. I felt like: ‘Oh my God! I am not the tallest poppy but—do not minimize me down!’ I used to be being in comparison with Tom Cruise and Julia Roberts and that is insane. It was a set-up-to-fail second.”
Dealing with a fork within the highway—take a stab at mega-fame and all the pieces that features or run, quick, in the wrong way—he went with the latter.