Tuesday 25 April 2017

'We're both show offs...it's great,' Robert Sheehan gushes about girlfriend Sofia Boutella

Robbie Sheehan and his girlfriend Sofia
Robbie Sheehan and his girlfriend Sofia
Robert posted this picture of himself, Sofia and a pal on beach in Goa
Caitlin McBride

Caitlin McBride

Irish actor Robert Sheehan has opened up about his romance with girlfriend Sofia Boutella.

The 27-year-old, who became a household name while starring on Love/Hate, gushed about his other half of more than a year.

Boutella, a French actress who recently starred in Kingsman: The Secret Service and her Irish beau have both moved to LA from London in recent months.

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Robert posted this picture of himself, Sofia and a pal on beach in Goa
Robert posted this picture of himself, Sofia and a pal on beach in Goa

"We're both show offs and we both help each other when we have job interviews," he told Eoghan McDermott on 2FM, hosting the Louise McSharry Show.

"It's [going] great. Again, it was at a point where we were bouncing back and forth from one continent to another, so the luxury or living in the same city is nice."

Sheehan told McDermott that he struggled with the recognition that came with fame at first, but now he's adjusted to being recognised.

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Actors Robert Sheehan and Sofia Boutella attend the premiere of
Actors Robert Sheehan and Sofia Boutella attend the premiere of "The Road Within" during the 2014 Los Angeles Film Festival

"After a while of being recognised, you adapt and you learn to exude a modest projection out into the world. You learn to not feel scared of it."

As for his label as one of the country's biggest hearthrobs?

"It's a mixed bag type label, it can be beneficial and slightly hindering all at the same time," he said.

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