Billy Bob Thornton Lives Like he Is A ‘Hermit’

resizedimageBilly Bob Thornton is a ‘hermit’. He is an a fifty eight year old American actor, screenwriter, director, producer, and musician and he starred in U Turn, Primary Colors, Armageddon and A Simple Plan says that going oust socializing with friends is not his thing and the next time he will step out of his home will be at the end of August for the Emmy awards in Los Angeles. Speaking to USA Today newspaper, he said:

”I don’t get out much. The next time I’ll be out will be at the Emmys. I’m kind of a hermit. I only have about seven friends.”

He will also being hoping to pick up an award for his role in ‘Fargo’ saying most of friends have not had a chance to watch the movie. He also says he doesn’t use Facebook and Twitter because he’s not an ”idiot”.

 He explained:

”Most of them have probably never seen ‘Fargo’. They’re happy for you, too. It’s good not just for yourself, but the people around you. It’s nice for my mum. She’ll be thrilled, and my kids.”

He said previously:

”Twitter and Facebook, and all these things, are making people into blithering idiots. I don’t use any of that mess. In the ’60s we would say ‘power to the people’ but that’s not what we meant.”

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  1. Allison says:

    Ha, love that he doesn’t use twitter and Facebook. Smart man.

  2. I think that is great he lives the way he does. He does not get caught up in all of the social media but instead lives a very peaceful life, unlike most celebrities. Thanks for sharing.

  3. Priya says:

    Interesting share. I guess even actors need their space and private life. Have a great weekend :)

  4. I’ve always loved Billy Bog Thornton. I think he’s a great actor. I love it that he lives like a ‘hermit’. I can relate to that. Thanks for sharing this post with us! All the best.

  5. Salma says:

    Interesting. I’m not surprised that he feels that way about social media considering he’s always been different from the crowd :)

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