It appears that Charlie Hunnam is uncomfortable doing love scenes due to his long-term girlfriend.
The actor opened up in a recent interview.
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“A dying breed of man. They are both so blessed,” wrote one fan.
“Total respect and admiration for him, because of this,” added another.
Charlie Hunnam has had an illustrious career.
Some of his first roles were in Shantaram and The Gentleman.
And did you know he was close to playing Christian in Fifty Shades of Grey?
The role eventually went to Jamie Dornan.
But there is one role than Hunnam is basically synonymous with.
Jax, from Sons of Anarchy, of course!
We were first introduced to the crime drama, Sons of Anarchy, over a decade ago…
Way back in 2008 we were pulled into the chaotic world of Jax Teller.
In short, the show chronicles Jax’s struggles to find equilibrium between being a new dad and his involvement in a motorcycle gang.
The show ran for an impressive 7 seasons, building up a huge cult following along the way.
However, all good things must come to an end, and the series officially wrapped up in 2014.
There’s always been talks around sequels, reboots, or simply carrying on.
Often such rumors come with mixed reactions.
With some fans wanting things to be left as they are for fear of ruining them, while others remain hungry for more.
And 8 years after we said goodbye to our favorite characters, Charlie Hunnan announced he could be returning to the Sons of Anarchy universe.
And fans have a lot to say about it…
One excited fan wrote: “Never saw a body. Not dead unless you see it. Definitely hope they bring this back. Best show ever.”
Another gave their theory as to what happened at the end of the season: “1 way it could work, Jax swerved last minute and went off the bike rolling down the hill but it was the truckers blood you see as he went through the windscreen after hitting the bike?”
Well, Hunnam recently opened up about possibly returning in an interview with Access Hollywood.
He told the outlet: “I have an idea that I’m exploring in its infancy where that could be a possibility.
“It would be something that I would be incredibly excited about, so we’re sort of, like I said, in the infancy of exploring the viability of the idea,” he added.
The show has already had a spin-off series called Mayans M.C. which proved to be immensely popular, so much so, that it has just been renewed for a fifth season.
However, things got a little heated when Kurt Sutter, the creator of both shows, was fired for his alleged ‘unprofessional behavior.’
Back in 2019, Deadline reported that Sutter emailed the cast and crew after he was let go from his position, informing them of the move and revealing that the series had been handed over to co-writer Elgin James.
Sutter also shared how he felt there was “creative scrutiny” from Disney and FX, and “inane PC restraints like I’ve never experienced before.”
You can watch Hunnam’s interview here.
But this week, it’s Humman’s personal, rather than professional, life that is under the microscope.
He opened up about his relationship with his girlfriend Morgana in a sweet interview.
The pair have been together for more than 15 years.
But they’re surprisingly private, and little is really known about what goes on behind the scenes …
Hunnam opened up about the difficulty of having a partner while being an actor.
It was these concerns which stopped Hunnam from accepting the role of Christian Grey.
He told PEOPLE at the time, “It’s very hard to be with an actor. She’s required to share parts of me that she wouldn’t really want to share, of course.”
“And with the certain nature of this role, it’s going to be times 10.”
“It was a decision we made together, but she loved the books. She [was] really excited about the potential of this opportunity for me and if anything, I just think it will bring us closer,” Hunnam said of Morgana.
However, in spite of turning down the role, Hunnam believed he could have gotten over his discomfort.
“If you look back at my history, my first job was … Queer as Folk. It was incredibly explicit – sexual scenes with a man,” he concluded. “If I could do it when I was 18 with a guy, I can certainly do it at 33 with a lady.”
However, there may be another reason Hunnam doesn’t enjoy doing love scenes.
He also told PEOPLE that he hates germs and is in fact rather scared of kissing for this reason!
He explains, “I’ve been profoundly germaphobic since I was a young child.
“I don’t want to kiss anyone but my girlfriend for my whole life.”
“When I was maybe eight or nine, there was a parasite from dogs in the north of England that, if you ingested it, could turn you blind,” he went on.
“That horrified me. The point is, everyone thinks it’s great to be an actor and get to kiss a bunch of beautiful actresses in films, but I actually hate it.”
He even claims he hasn’t watched 50 Shades as he doesn’t want to “open that wound.”
Do you think he regrets his stance?