After award presentation to Hellen Mirren Tom Hiddleston didn’t leave the stage right away, but took some time to lower and adjust mic for her. Inter alia, he was the only person who adjusted mic during the ceremony.
“I think I started acting because I found being away at school while my parents were divorcing really distressing,” says the 31-year-old, “It’s only now I’ve got a retrospective angle on it. When you are a teenager, suddenly you start harbouring secrets in a different way. If you are at a boys’ school, especially, there is a level of bravado that you have to keep up otherwise you’ll get picked on. I was really quite upset, and probably very sad and vulnerable and angry. Acting presented a way of expelling those feelings in a safe place.” [X]