Hugh Jackman Can’t Afford to Faint on Stage

April 21st, 2011 // Leave a Comment

Hugh Jackman, seen here with wife Deborra-Lee Furness and their children Oscar and Ava during a visit to the Rodin Museum while on holiday in Paris, might support the Global Poverty Project’s Live Below the Line campaign, but the actor admits to not actively participating in the drive held May 2 and May 6. The campaign helps to raise awareness of the 1.4 billion people forced to live below the poverty line and those participating are asked to to cut food and drink spending to just £1 a day and Jackman simply can’t afford it.

“I know it sounds a little hypocritical – during that week I’m doing a show on stage where I sing and dance for two hours so I think it might be a little irresponsible of me to faint in the middle of a show. But I totally support it,” said Jackman, according to the UK Press Association.

It’s ok, Hugh. We know how charitable you are and we wouldn’t want you to faint and risk hurting that pretty face of yours.

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But Jackman insists that he is thrilled and supportive of the 50,000 people around the world supporting the campaign and although he can’t follow the guidelines fully, he plans on doing his part.

“So I am going to do two things which are really bad for me which is give up coffee, because I’m an addict and I’m going to give up sugar as I’m an addict,” said Jackman.

There’s our superhero!

By Samantha Eng
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