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Benedict Cumberbatch Reveals the Motto That He Lives By

Benedict Cumberbatch Reveals the Motto That He Lives By

Benedict Cumberbatch looks suave and handsome on the cover of Flaunt magazine’s latest issue.

Here’s what the 38-year-old actor had to share with the mag:

On his motto: “I personally believe that heaven is on earth. That’s one of the mottos I live by: dance as though no one is watching you, love as though you have never been hurt before, sing as though no one can hear you, live as though heaven is on earth.”

On playing real life Alan Turing in The Imitation Game:
“It makes me very angry that the establishment actually then deigned to posthumously apologize or forgive him. I mean the word ‘forgiveness’? The only person who ought to be using the word forgiveness is Alan Turing [Turing was granted a "royal pardon" for his sexual persuasion in 2013]. His behavior didn’t need pardoning.”

For more from Benedict, visit Flaunt.com.

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  • Me1

    How Does anyone find this man attractive?

  • happy666

    LOL And now, why does he look like an alien? Is it about him or about Mars? What a good actor

  • https://twitter.com/thedreadofpenny Penny Dreadful

    I like Cumberbatch. I think he’s a fantastic actor and very likely a really decent guy. But he needs to shut up now. He needs to go away, spend time at home or vacation away, take up a hobby or something. His interviews these days are HORRIBLE. He’s over-sharing, and in a way that seems compulsive and not well-thought-out. The latest sex interview with Elle is cringeworthy, and these lame comments designed to sway the Minivan Majority with his hippy-dippy “philosophy” and talk of “meditation” is just so over-played. He’s exhausting to deal with just reading his interviews. He’s trying to appeal to too many demographics at once and the result is embarrassing.

  • tamahome

    He may not look attractive to some but others find him sexy . I think he’s a very smart man i don’t find him to be the “pretty boy type” but i really like him and i just love his life motto . He’s is a cool dude and a great actor !

  • Guest

    “Heaven is on Earth”? sound like Belinda Carlisle’ song. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P-WP6POdTgY

  • Living in a box

    “Heaven is a place on Earth”? sound like Belinda Carlisle’s song.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TPlpVUxYFgo

  • Morgana

    Wonderful actor, beautiful man.

  • Sprite

    Common courtesy, beg your pardon and beg to differ.

  • Lamark

    Ok. Just give me your money and luxury and I’ll immediately live as though heaven is on earth!

  • interiris

    I think he I okay until he opens his mouth

  • bbm

    i dance and sing like nobody’s watching..

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