Tuesday, May 28, 2013

'Late developer' Benedict Cumberbatch: I was a bit like Hugh Grant around women (NOW MAGAZINE)

Benedict Cumberbatch has revealed that he was very awkward around women when he was younger.

The Sherlock star might be a heartthrob these days but he admits he was a late bloomer and struggled to talk to girls during his school days.

‘I was a very late developer,' says Benedict, 36.

‘Very late. 15, 16 - maybe even 17. I was a kid until I was 18, really.

‘But the one grace of an all-boys boarding school is that you could lie about what you'd done on your holidays. Not like a mixed school, where you had to parade your girlfriend around the playground.

‘I was a bit Hugh Grant around women. "Good gosh, er, do you mind if I, erm, touch, ah, it? Gosh, I feel funny now."'

Read more at http://www.nowmagazine.co.uk/celebrity-news/544775/late-developer-benedict-cumberbatch-i-was-a-bit-like-hugh-grant-around-women#M2qZ3L6tS4A8lrZq.99 

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