Can you imagine if I said to a woman: “Don’t look at your waist!”
Jacob Elordi would appreciate it if you stopped fiddling with his body.
The actor first gained mainstream recognition for a starring kissing booth The franchise, where his fitness became the focus of the conversation. That was only amplified when he started in the tournament trance.
the deep water The star, who is often depicted shirtless on screen, said in a new interview with Men’s Health that he is very aware of how he and his body are viewed. “You quickly learn that what people take away from those movies is your stature and your personality.”
“I don’t really think it’s a conversation between people about men,” he continued. “It doesn’t keep me up at night, but it sure is frustrating.”
“You’re going to a photoshoot and you’re going to be changed or something, and somebody, ‘Oooaaah, are you going to look?'” Can you imagine if I said to a woman, “Daaaaamn, look at your waist!” Like, see you later. I would never do that, but I think people see it on their screens, so they think it’s okay.”
Jacob also explained that focusing on his appearance can distort his self-perception. “It’s a slippery slope to put all your value into the vanity your body looks like. Your body will deteriorate.”
The 24-year-old has spoken on the subject previously, speaking to the outlet last year about how he “hates every second” of his anatomy. “At the time, I was very young and thrown into a world where everyone wanted to talk about my body… It really bothered me.”