LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – DECEMBER 06: Method Man attends the Fourth Annual Celebration of Black Film & Television presented by the Critics Choice Association at Fairmont Century Plaza on December 06, 2021 in Los Angeles, California.
Method Man’s new digital cover featuring Gasoline magazine has Twitter in a frenzy!
The 50-year-old rapper/actor honors GasolineFebruary’s digital cover and talks about his “ah– of a transition” into acting.
“There has been a changing of the guard in hip-hop. I was cool with it. I had to grow with the company and if that meant playing, so be it. I was going to throw all my eggs in one basket,” said the To be able to says the actor.
Method Man (born Clifford Smith, Jr.) plays Davis Maclean on Power Book II: Ghostfor which he won an NAACP Image Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series.
Although the rapper receives a lot of praise for his acting skills, he has also balked at being considered a “sex symbol”:
“I don’t understand that s-–. I go to the gym for my own peace of mind. I’m not doing this to become someone’s sex symbol or a pinup on someone’s wall. I do it for me.
He added: “People love the attention. I am like everybody else. But at the end of the day, take me seriously, not lightly.