“I’m seriously insecure about my body. I’m not someone who’ll take my top off on the beach. I’ll wear a vest. My wife [actress Laura Haddock] calls me manorexic, I do seriously have issues, I think. She thinks I’m getting so skinny, but I look at myself and think I’m getting fat. It’s the way the Hollywood [ideal] is thrown at you. There’s an element of wanting to be Ryan Gosling with a perfect six pack. When I first found out I’d got Finnick I went on the internet to see people’s reactions. And I’m on twitter so people were sending me their reactions. Some were more harsh than others.” – Catching Fire star Sam Clafin to Elle UK on male body image and the backlash from Hunger Games fans when he was cast as the hunky lothario, Finnick.
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