JOE MANGANIELLO KNOWS WHAT WOMEN WANT
With brains to match all that brawn, Joe Manganiello is more than meets the eye. Though the True Blood star plays a brute on TV, Mickey Rapkin learns he's actually just a gentleman in wolf's clothing. Of course, he also happens to look great naked.
ELLE: Do women ever underestimate your intelligence because of your looks?
JM: All the time, but it makes it easier to know what they’re about. And I can use that [assumption] to surprise the audience. These characters I play? The shirtless dude doing pull-ups in a park? It’s a chapter of my career. I did Ibsen and Chekhov for years. Obviously I didn’t get the kind of recognition I have now. Somebody once told me, “You ride the horse the direction it’s going.” Read the whole interview at Elle.
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