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Ewan McGregor Covers 'Menswear' Magazine January 2012

Ewan McGregor Covers 'Menswear' Magazine January 2012

Ewan McGregor takes the cover of Menswear magazine’s January 2012 issue.

Here is what the 40-year-old Haywire actor (in a Levi’s jacket) had to share with the mag:

On giving up drinking over a decade ago: “It was effortless, because it was the only thing I was prepared to give up. I wasn’t prepared to give up my career or my child — I wasn’t about to lose my children…11 years. Easy-peasy.”

On his taste in films: “I hate scripts that read like other movies….That’s why I’ve never really nailed the Hollywood ‘hard man’ role, because I don’t really believe it. I don’t know guys who have great exit lines every time they leave the room.”

On keeping his kids out of the spotlight: “I’ve tried very hard to keep them out of the way, because it’s nothing to do with anybody, and it’s not fair on them. We have a group of friends where some are in the business, some are not in the business — and all walks of the business: a lawyer, a writer, a director we know — and their kids and our kids are all friends. It’s not some kind of showbiz party around our house on the weekends. It’s far from it. It’s like real life.”

Also pictured inside: Ewan visiting the SiriusXM Studios on Thursday (January 19) in New York City.

For more from Ewan, visit WWD.com!

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9 Responses to “Ewan McGregor Covers 'Menswear' Magazine January 2012”

  1. 1
    No man no cry Says:

    Man he’s so sexy to me…. even with that gigantic beard in Star Wars Episode 3 XD

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    HotForScots Says:

    this man is delishes any way you slice it! love his full reddish hair, intense green eyes and cool suave demeanor. I’d do him ten ways from Sunday in an effort to have his kids- and I’m a dude!!!

  3. 3
    loverducky Says:

    He is incredible. And looks amazing. He is my all time favourite…anything.

  4. 4
    susan Says:

    i like Ewan a lot. I especially like how he and his wife have worked to make sure that their children are out of the spot light

  5. 5
    FZ Says:

    The hottest man alive…

  6. 6
    laura Says:

    he seems really sweet.
    damn im so glad im not addicted to anything.
    that’s rough.

  7. 7
    lola Says:

    I’ve always liked him and I’m glad the guy from Trainspotting as I first knew him, has had a great career. As for giving up drinking, good for him!!

  8. 8
    YoDa Says:

    He’s a good actor. Just finsihed watching Beginners on DVD, which also stars Christopher Plummer and Melanie Laurent…excellent film. LOVE these three actors.

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    Jenna Says:

    Gorgeous cover pic of my favorite Scot!! Love Ewan – awesome actor, gorgeous man and such a sweetie!

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