Move over Don Draper! Taylor Lautner is getting his business chic on.
“The Twilight Saga” star opted for a professional and stylish look for the cover of GQ Australia’s October/November 2011 issue.
In the new interview with the “Abduction” star, Taylor admitted the fan frenzy – thanks to his role as Jacob Black in the “Twilight” films – can sometimes be tough to handle.
“It comes down to what kind of mood you’re in,” he told the magazine. “You have to make a decision before you go out: are you willing to sign autographs and take pictures, say hello and meet new people?”
When asked if the fan attention in his day-to-day life is ever upsetting, the 19-year-old said that sometimes it isn’t easy, but he’s learned to let things go.
“I wouldn’t say I get upset about it. I asked for this,” he said. “It gets frustrating. But during that frustration you say, ‘OK. Why am I frustrated? I’m doing what I love.’ But sometimes you really just want to go do whatever you want to do.”
He’s a go-karting man-child who lives with his parents in the ’burbs, doesn’t partake of liquor or bad language and agonises over spending on a car what his peers blow on hookers and cocaine in a weekend. So how did Hollywood’s highest-paid teenager, Taylor Lautner, end up a tween sex symbol, destined, according to many entertainment industry heavy hitters, to become the new Matt Damon?
The exceedingly well-mannered Lautner isn’t one to blow his own trumpet, but over lunch with GQ’s Mickey Rapkin, he opens up about everything from the rumours about his sexuality to how he crafted that much lusted-after torso to what it’s like to be declared dead: “According to the report, I was at a club and a group of exotic dancers drugged me. It was all over the internet. My team was getting calls saying, ‘Is Taylor truly dead because of exotic dancers?’”