Daniel Craig wants to “punch” those who ask him if he wants his drinks “shaken or stirred”
The 51-year-old actor is often asked about his drink preferences in bars and pubs as James Bond - the suave spy Daniel plays in the famous film franchise - famously enjoys a martini that is shaken, not stirred
11 December 2019
But after being asked the same question multiple times, Daniel has admitted he’s grown tired of it, and would rather just order a beer instead.
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He said: “Whenever someone asks me, ‘Would you like it shaken or stirred?’ I feel like punching them in the face. You go into a bar for one drink and you are served three. Besides, I am not really into martinis. I prefer beer.”
Despite playing 007 on screen, Daniel couldn’t be less like the character in real life, as he also said he’s “scared of guns” and had to overcome a “paralysing fear of heights” whilst filming a scene for one of the movies.
Speaking to the Sunday Mirror newspaper, he explained: “You might find this amusing, but I’m scared of guns. Seriously, I once saw a gunshot wound up close. It was horrible. And in a scene where I had to climb a 60-metre crane I overcame a paralysing fear of heights.”
The star has played James Bond in five films - including the upcoming ‘No Time To Die’, which will be released in April 2020 - but recently said he struggled to come to terms with the fame the role brought him.
He said: "It takes a long time to get your head around. Becoming famous is disturbing, a shock to the system, and learning to remember why you do the job can take ... well, it's taken me 20 years.
"But hand on heart, I can say I love my job more now than I've ever done."