News | Entertainment
24 Sep 2020 17:26
NZCity News
NZCity CalculatorReturn to NZCity

  • Start Page
  • Personalise
  • Sport
  • Weather
  • Finance
  • Shopping
  • Jobs
  • Horoscopes
  • Lotto Results
  • Photo Gallery
  • Site Gallery
  • TVNow
  • Dating
  • SearchNZ
  • NZSearch
  • Crime.co.nz
  • RugbyLeague
  • Make Home
  • About NZCity
  • Contact NZCity
  • Your Privacy
  • Advertising
  • Login
  • Join for Free

  •   Home > News > Entertainment

    Jim Parsons is glad he was a "late bloomer" in his career

    The 'Big Bang Theory' star admits he wouldn't have been able to "handle" fame if he experienced it when he was younger


    He said: "I wouldn't have been able to handle [fame, if it happened earlier]. I was a late bloomer in some ways. Not that I was ever irresponsible... I wasn't a tragic case, but I wouldn't have known how to compute all this kind of stuff at all. Even just being on set in that pressured environment, or I would have made it very pressured for myself.

    "I know I would have. I wouldn't know what to do, never mind any public recognition. Dear God. The amount of things I know I got to do in life that no one cared about ... Normal doesn't always matter anymore, it seems to me. Things get taken out of context. One old image and suddenly you find you're explaining the whole reason you're allowed to walk the earth."

    And Jim feels lucky he had already settled down with now-husband Todd Spiewak before he found fame.

    Speaking on David Tennant Does A Podcast With..., he added: "If there’s two things I’m grateful for it’s, number one, that kind of success hitting later in life for me because I’d been through a lot of other things already. The other huge one, and probably the biggest one, is to have already fallen in love and already have a partner in this going forward. For many years, I worked with Kaley Cuoco who was 20 when we shot the pilot. She’s happy and successful and married to a great guy. But watching her as a young woman and dating people without even knowing what was going on with her, I thought, 'That’s gotta be really hard.' I think that would’ve been hard for me too."

    David Tennant Does A Podcast With... is available on Apple, Spotify and all podcast providers.

    © 2020 Bang Showbiz, NZCity


     Other Entertainment News
     24 Sep: Dane Cook says Brad Pitt had "no hesitation" about reuniting with Jennifer Aniston
     24 Sep: Gabrielle Union is hosting a 'Friends' table read featuring an all-Black cast
     24 Sep: Jimmy Kimmel admitted it was a "strange experience" hosting the Emmy Awards and jumping straight back into his car afterwards
     24 Sep: Carole Baskin breaks down in tears as she opens up on the impact 'Tiger King' has had on her life
     24 Sep: Sylvester Stallone's mother Jackie has died aged 98
     24 Sep: Jax Taylor is set to become a dad
     24 Sep: Kelly Clarkson "didn't see" her divorce coming
     Top Stories

    RUGBY RUGBY
    New Zealand Rugby's lambasted The Rugby Championship schedule More...


    BUSINESS BUSINESS
    Trademe is warning customers to watch out for 'scumbags', carrying out online scams More...



     Today's News

    Entertainment:
    Dane Cook says Brad Pitt had "no hesitation" about reuniting with Jennifer Aniston 17:01

    Law and Order:
    A man's been charged with murder ... after the death of a 42-year-old woman in Auckland's Papatoetoe on Monday night 16:57

    Entertainment:
    Gabrielle Union is hosting a 'Friends' table read featuring an all-Black cast 16:31

    Golf:
    The course has changed but Kiwi golfer Ryan Fox is welcoming a return to a place where he has won at for the European PGA Tour's Irish Open 16:27

    Law and Order:
    AAP Rolling News Bulletin Sep 24, 1400 16:17

    Entertainment:
    Jimmy Kimmel admitted it was a "strange experience" hosting the Emmy Awards and jumping straight back into his car afterwards 16:01

    International:
    Donald Trump is about to force Joe Biden into the debate spotlight. Can the former vice-president keep his lead? 15:47

    Entertainment:
    Carole Baskin breaks down in tears as she opens up on the impact 'Tiger King' has had on her life 15:31

    Law and Order:
    Earl White felt safer in prison than in state welfare homes 15:27

    Law and Order:
    A Whanganui dog squad and search helicopter are attending reports of gunshots at Castlecliff 15:27


     News Search






    Power Search


    © 2020 New Zealand City Ltd