June 25, 2018

Jason Statham wants to learn French

Jason Statham and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley

Jason Statham wants to learn three new languages.

The 49-year-old actor has revealed his ambition to learn Spanish, French and German in between making more money-spinning movies.

Jason – who has been dating model and actress Rosie Huntington-Whiteley since 2010 – said: “I will start with Spanish, then I’ll go onto French and German.”

Meanwhile, the ‘Furious 7’ star also revealed he has remained in good shape as he has aged thanks to a disciplined approach to exercise.

The Hollywood hardman, who competed for England at the 1990 Commonwealth Games as a diver, said a diet of gymnastics, yoga, dancing and Pilates have helped to ensure he has not piled on the pounds in recent years.

Jason told HELLO! magazine: “It’s more preventative medicine for me. You try to maintain the body a little a little bit more. Before, I just worked hard, then relaxed.

“But that was a decade ago. Now it’s more about being consistent. It’s harder to come back – I prefer balance these days. The mind follows the body, that’s what I believe.”

Jason and Rosie live among the rich and famous in Hollywood, but he insisted his heart remains in Britain, where he was born and bred.

Jason shared: “All my family is there. Right now I am travelling the world doing my thing, but when I am back in England I truly feel at home.”

Despite this, Jason said he never feels lonely in America because his parents are regular visitors.

He explained: “I love spending time with them. That’s the best thing in life. At the end of the day, it’s never about where you are but who you’re with.

“I spent the best times ever sitting in a pub with a bunch of friends. I love that as much as being on the top of a mountain. To share good times is the best. Good friendship, I would never want to miss.”

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