Wednesday 21 February 2018

Dyer queasy over real-life shows

Danny Dyer can't bear to watch medical TV shows
Danny Dyer can't bear to watch medical TV shows

Danny Dyer has revealed that watching medical procedures on TV can make him a bit nauseous.

The actor, who tends to play the tough guy on screen, admitted that even seeing babies born can reduce him to a squeamish wreck.

"I love horror. I'm not good at things like Embarrassing Bodies and One Born Every Minute," he said.

Danny, who has three children with partner Joanne, continued: " I've just had a child myself and bless her, what she went through. Why you want to watch that while you're having your dinner, I don't know.

"I've seen it three times with my own children and it's the most beautiful thing but I can't watch anything to do with surgery and stuff. I can't think of anything worse than sitting there watching that while you're eating your profiteroles. Never again."

The 36-year-old plays special ops interrogation officer Jimmy Vickers, who exacts revenge on his parents' killers, in his latest film, Vendetta.

"I know it's dark and quite a horrible image but it's fun to play that stuff," he said.

"It's interesting to play because I'm a sad character in the film. I'm grieving and the only time I come alive is those moments when I smile when I torture people."

:: Vendetta is in cinemas on November 22, and will be available on DVD and Blu-ray on December 23.

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