Since his breakout role as Wolverine in 2000's X-Men, Hugh Jackman has become one of the most beloved actors of his generation. Jackman hails from Australia and, after nearly two decades of being a superstar, still has a hard time coping with American confectionaries.
When asked by MTV News what about aspects of American culture he still can't wrap his mind around, Jackman confessed, "Sweet pumpkin pie. Marshmallow on pumpkin pie. It's actually great, but I resisted it. I was like, 'Whoa. I only know pumpkin...'"
Another thing that surprised him was American portions, noting, "The amounts you get when you go to a restaurant, the food. Also the
Jackman isn't the only Australian actor to become immensely famous with American audiences, with performers like Chris Hemsworth, Nicole Kidman, and Margot Robbie building passionate fan bases over the years. In addition to our desserts, Jackman is also surprised how welcoming America and its moviegoers are of people from other countries.
"I've really embraced the life, and I'll tell you what I've embraced more than anything, is the spirit, the generosity
The actor, who currently stars in the political drama The Frontrunner, detailed that it might be a history of kinship between America and Australia that has impacted how he has been accepted.0comments
"You probably know this, you're American, there's that famous saying that when America sneezes, Australia catches a cold. We're linked, but linked not just as allies," Jackman detailed. "I don't know if you know this but Australia has been to every war since the
Fans can see Jackman in The Frontrunner, in theaters now. The actor may have retired from playing Wolverine, though he teased that we'll likely see the character again in the near future, yet he's moved on from the role completely.