Chris Pine Covers 'Out' June/July 2013
Here’s what the 32-year-old Star Trek Into Darkness star had to share with the mag:
On how negative reviews fuel his art: “One review said, ‘He’s a Rob Lowe lookalike with the charisma of a David Hasselhoff.’ I’ll take the Robe Lowe lookalike, that’s fine. But I remember the charisma part really f*cking well. It might have said ‘not even half the charisma of a David Hasselhoff.’ I don’t know why we’re programmed this way, but all I remember is the nasty sh*t. And, I swear to God, if people think it’s going to tear me down, it’s like kindling in my f*cking steam engine.”
On when his co-star Zachary Quinto came out: “So happy for him, oh man, I thought it was rad. It was really, really cool. He did it on his own time, on his own schedule. And Jonathan [Groff], who he’s dating, is such a lovely man. He’s a good guy and a great actor, and they make a fantastic couple. I couldn’t have been happier for Zach.”
On respecting Zachary’s privacy: “It was just who Zach was and that’s that. I’m sensitive, and I don’t ever want to make anyone feel uncomfortable. Knowing that for Zach it was more about a career thing and that he was not comfortable at the time coming out—it was fine. It was something that we kind of tiptoed around and I just took it was a given, because that’s what he wanted.”
For more from Chris, visit Out.com.