During a press conference for Tom Hardy’s upcoming film “Legend,” a reporter for the LGBT site Daily Xtra asked him about his sexuality and got shut down fast.
“In the film, your character Ronnie is very open about his sexuality,” Graeme Coleman said. “But given interviews you’ve done in the past, your own sexuality seems a bit more ambiguous. Do you find it hard for celebrities to talk to media about their sexuality?”
“What on earth are you on about?” Hardy asked Coleman.
“I was wondering if you find it difficult for celebrities to talk about their sexuality.” (RELATED: Tom Hardy On His Addiction: I Would Have Sold My Mom For Crack)
“I don’t find it difficult for celebrities to talk about their sexuality,” said Hardy. “Um, are you asking me about my sexuality?”
“Um…sure,” Coleman said.
“Why?” Hardy asked the reporter. (RELATED: The New ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ Trailer Is As Explosive And Psychotic As It Gets)