Hashtags’ Jameson Blake has no qualms ‘being his own best friend’ in movie scene
He may be young and new in the industry, but Hashtags member Jameson Blake has proven he can deliver a serious performance, even when confronted with the task of doing a tricky scene.
In his highly-lauded movie, Cinema One Originals 2016 official entry “2 Cool 2 Be 4gotten”, the 19-year-old actor made headlines when he, without hesitations, did a masturbation scene for the movie.
“I just had to put myself in the right mindset and just tell myself na ‘you can do it, Jameson,’” the actor told reporters at the recent press conference held for the commercial release of the movie.
Despite braving the scene and doing as he was told, this half-American cutie admits he thought about it many times over first.
“I thought to myself bakit kaya may [why is there a] masturbation scene, but direk explained to me. I was just thinking how to do it correctly,” he added.
His mom even gave him her seal of approval for the compromising scene.
“I told my mom about it. I have a masturbating scene. They know naman that acting is an art. Just put yourself in the character,” he said.
His friends are likewise all good with him doing it.
“My friends, they were okay about it, they’re actually pretty proud of me,” he said. JB
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