Shailene Woodley, Ansel Elgort Talk Sex Scenes, Getting “C*ckblocked” By The Paparazzi In GQ “Men Of The Year”
Woodley and Elgort, who co-star together in both the Divergent series and The Fault in Our Stars, each have their own solo cover for the December issue, along with Chris Pratt, as Gossip Cop previously reported, and other “Men of the Year,” including Steve Carell and Dave Chappelle. The multiple editions, while already on newsstands in New York and Los Angeles, will be available nationwide on November 25.
In the accompanying interviews, both Woodley and Elgort open up about their wildly successful year in introspective and often humorous fashion. The actress, for instance, is asked about having sex scenes with both Elgort and Miles Teller, who also appears in the Divergent series and starred with Woodley in The Spectacular Now. GQ wonders which actor was the “was the superior person to lose your [onscreen] virginity to,” and Woodley replies, “Um, both different.”
When further asked which of the two movie boyfriends smells better, she reveals, “That’s actually a hilarious question, because on Divergent, Ansel used to wear this really awful-smelling deodorant. I joked, ‘If you book Fault in Our Stars, just don’t wear deodorant.’ He goes, ‘Yeah, okay. Fine.’ Then he booked it! So I wear this deodorant that I make myself, and I gave him some of that. But he just chose not to wear it — he just wore nothing the whole time.” Woodley goes on, “So I guess Ansel smells more pheromone-y and Miles smells more — is delicious an appropriate word to say for a man?”
For his part, Elgort is both humble and realistic about the success of The Fault in Our Stars. “Maybe I’ll never be in a movie that makes as much money or does that well again,” he says. With his fame blossoming, the actor acknowledges, “What’s changed is: ‘Oh, you can go to this restaurant,’ or ‘You can go to this nightclub,’ but I’m not really interested in that. I don’t really care that some trashy girl, like, now all of the sudden wants to f*ck me. That’s not really that interesting to me.”
Elgort explains, “What’s interesting to me is the fact that creatively I can do anything now and people will pay attention, and if I suck, hopefully they will stop paying attention very quickly, but if I’m good, then I have my foot in the door, and people have paid attention, and I did a good job, and people are like, ‘Oh, wow!’ That’s sweet!”
He also shares an amusing story about going on a waffle date (a date where one eats waffles, duh) in Amsterdam in October, where the only way to get the crowd of fans outside the restaurant to leave was to break away from his date to pose for pictures. Once he and his date reunited, however, they couldn’t shake a paparazzo on their tail.
Elgort recalls, “I’m pretty good with faces, and I recognize him from last year, when he was hanging around the filming of The Fault in Our Stars. And so I ask the driver to pull over, and I get out of the car and go up to the guy and say, ‘Hey, man, how have you been? Listen, I know you have a job to do, but I’m with this girl, and we’re on this date, and we’re just trying to go to some park to hang out some more, and I don’t think we’re gonna be able to do that if you follow us. I was basically saying, Can you find it in your heart not to c*ckblock me? And you know what? He got on his scooter and turned around.”