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And Hartnett absolutely hated it.
“Oh, that was a terrible piece,” Hartnett, now a 42-year-old married father of two who lives in Surrey, England, recently told The Guardian. “Was there a quote from me at all, or was everyone just talking about how hot I was? People had a chip on their shoulder after me. They really thought I had been bumped into them. It was a very strange time . “
Resisting the high expectations that arose from it, he said, “It’s just that it happened at a time when I wasn’t that famous, and it already seemed to be asking if it should be me or not I felt like, ‘Oh my god! I’m not the biggest poppy yet – don’t cut me!’ I was compared to Tom Cruise and Julia Roberts and that’s crazy. It was a moment of failure. “
He faced a fork in the road – try Mega Fame and anything that involves or goes quickly in the opposite direction – and walked with the latter.