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Tom Hanks doesn't care about money

Tom Hanks doesn't care about money

Sep 30 2013, 6:06am CDT | by Bang Showbiz

Tom Hanks isn't driven by money. The Oscar-winning actor regularly commands multi-million dollar pay days for his movies, but he insists he would be just as happy making small sums like he did when...

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Tom Hanks doesn't care about money

Sep 30 2013, 6:06am CDT | by Bang Showbiz

Tom Hanks isn't driven by money.

The Oscar-winning actor regularly commands multi-million dollar pay days for his movies, but he insists he would be just as happy making small sums like he did when he was a young upstart in Hollywood.

He explained: "My attitude to money? On a 1980 TV series called 'Bosom Buddies' I made $5,000 (£3,000) a week. If I had made that kind of money for the rest of my life I would have been happy, honestly. But I have been getting ludicrous sums of money for quite some time.

"The best part is not owing money to anyone. Money, though, has never been my driving force. You can live in the biggest and best house in the world but it can be s***t if you are unhappy."

The 57-year-old screen legend has earned critical acclaim for movies such as 'Forrest Gump', but he admits that he isn't worried when one of his films flops because it keeps him grounded.

He added to The Sun newspaper: "I have been lucky in my career simply because I made bad decisions, and learned good lessons, out of the public eye. I made the 1984 film 'Splash' and that was successful. Then I was in movies which flopped. No one was paying me any attention. But had it all happened for me overnight, I would have suffered problems. When fame finally came, I was as ready as you can ever be.

"I will always be known as Forrest Gump to some, but so what?"

Source: Bang Showbiz

 
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Eff a Yung Berg! Hazel E Makes Chet Hanx Her #ManCrushMonday Anyone who’s been watching Love & Hip Hop Hollywood knows Hazel E has been going THROUGH IT with her blatantly disinterested love interest Yung Berg. But thankfully, she’s gone from literally fighting for affection to swirly sweetness with LA Rapper and Tom Hanks’ son Chet Hanx. She posted her new boo to her Instagram account as her #MCM earlier today: Chet even left a sweet lovey ...
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Shia LaBeouf has a cigarette in his mouth and just a towel around his waist in this new shot from his Interview magazine cover story for November 2014, on newsstands November 11. Here is what the 28-year-old Fury actor had to share with the mag: On idolizing actors who weren’t the heroes: “This can be a very debilitating job for an actor. Sometimes you don’t have any say about your creative process. And wh ...
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Happy birthday Josh Hutcherson! The heartthrob turns 22 today. Hutcherson, who is best known for his role as Peeta Mellark in The Hunger Games trilogy, began stealing hearts at age 10 with his signature spikes and full-swept bangs. With both TV roles and film parts on his resume, Hutcherson has worked with veterans such as Tom Hanks, Robin Williams and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson.The outspoken Hollywood advocate has shown support for the LGBT community, and is the youngest recipient hono ...
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Clive Owen at Sky Atlantic Screening of The Knick'It was a particular thing, finding the right moustache. I always felt a thin one was more arrogant' - Clive on #TheKnick's facial hair— Sky Atlantic (@skyatlantic) October 6, 2014'For someone to have the brain and carry' a show like #TheKnick is 'amazing' - Clive is full of praise for director Steven Soderbergh.— Sky Atlantic (@skyatlantic) October 6, 2014Both Clive and director Stev ...
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By Brian Ives  HBO has announced that they are teaming with Tom Hanks and Starbucks to honor our nation’s veterans with a Veteran’s Day (Nov. 11) event, called the Concert for Valor. HBO will allow cable providers to broadcast the live event to nonsubscribers free of charge. The concert’s lineup will include Eminem, Jamie Foxx, Dave Grohl, Metallica, John Oliver, Rihanna, Bruce Springsteen, Carrie Underwood and Zac Brown Band. Related: Yes, We Like Your New Direction ...
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Sep 12 2014 10:13am CDT | Source: TMZ

Tom Hanks, Pink, Diana Ross, Nic Cage and a slew of big stars are getting hammered by gigantic waves in their exclusive community.The rising sea levels have swallowed up the beach along Malibu Colony, the gated community which ...
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Ray Rice’s Wife Stands By Her Husband, Ian Somerhalder Defends Girlfriend Nikki Reed Against Haters + More of Today’s First Dibs

Sep 9 2014 8:00am CDT | Source: Scandalist

Ray Rice‘s wife made a public statement after the Baltimore Ravens running back got suspended by the NFL, Ian Somerhalder is Nikki Reed‘s knight in shining armor, Jennifer Aniston exposed her nipples, and more of today’s First Dibs. Janay Rice spoke out about Ray Rice’s assault scandal, saying: “Just know we will continue to grow & show the world what real love is!” [ABC] Ian Somerhalder responded to haters on Instagram with a lengthy defense of his girlfriend ...
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Sep 3 2014 11:00am CDT | Source: Scandalist

View Photo Gallery With Kim and Kanye tying the knot in Florence, Adam Levine wedding his own Victoria’s Secret Angel, and Brangelina jumping on the matrimonial bandwagon just this week, summer seems to be the hottest season for making love official. And while most of these celebrity weddings have been spectacularly ro ...
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8 weeks ago

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Aug 31 2014 4:20am CDT | Source: WNYC Music

The Bone Clocks is David Mitchell's newest book — he's best known for 2004's Cloud Atlas, which was made into a movie with Tom Hanks and Halle Berry. Mitchell's many fans have been eagerly waiting for this new one, hoping it would present the same kind of fascinating puzzles as Cloud Atlas, which featured a very complicated set of nesting plots. But Mitchell's done something different in this book — building it around one character that we follow for several decades ...
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11 Updates
Tom Hanks doesn't care about money

Tom Hanks doesn't care about money

Sep 30 2013, 6:06am CDT | by Bang Showbiz

Tom Hanks isn't driven by money. The Oscar-winning actor regularly commands multi-million dollar pay days for his movies, but he insists he would be just as happy making small sums like he did when...

Filed under: news

YouTube Videos

 
 
 

1 year ago

Tom Hanks doesn't care about money

Sep 30 2013, 6:06am CDT | by Bang Showbiz

Tom Hanks isn't driven by money.

The Oscar-winning actor regularly commands multi-million dollar pay days for his movies, but he insists he would be just as happy making small sums like he did when he was a young upstart in Hollywood.

He explained: "My attitude to money? On a 1980 TV series called 'Bosom Buddies' I made $5,000 (£3,000) a week. If I had made that kind of money for the rest of my life I would have been happy, honestly. But I have been getting ludicrous sums of money for quite some time.

"The best part is not owing money to anyone. Money, though, has never been my driving force. You can live in the biggest and best house in the world but it can be s***t if you are unhappy."

The 57-year-old screen legend has earned critical acclaim for movies such as 'Forrest Gump', but he admits that he isn't worried when one of his films flops because it keeps him grounded.

He added to The Sun newspaper: "I have been lucky in my career simply because I made bad decisions, and learned good lessons, out of the public eye. I made the 1984 film 'Splash' and that was successful. Then I was in movies which flopped. No one was paying me any attention. But had it all happened for me overnight, I would have suffered problems. When fame finally came, I was as ready as you can ever be.

"I will always be known as Forrest Gump to some, but so what?"

Source: Bang Showbiz

 
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Oct 20 2014 7:35pm CDT | Source: Bossip.com

Eff a Yung Berg! Hazel E Makes Chet Hanx Her #ManCrushMonday Anyone who’s been watching Love & Hip Hop Hollywood knows Hazel E has been going THROUGH IT with her blatantly disinterested love interest Yung Berg. But thankfully, she’s gone from literally fighting for affection to swirly sweetness with LA Rapper and Tom Hanks’ son Chet Hanx. She posted her new boo to her Instagram account as her #MCM earlier today: Chet even left a sweet lovey ...
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2 weeks ago

Sting Surprises NYC Fans with Special Sidewalk Performance!

Oct 14 2014 12:20am CDT | Source: Just Jared

Sting hits the sidewalk with the cast of his Broadway show The Last Ship for a special surprise performance on Saturday evening (October 11) at the Neil Simon Theatre in New York City. The 63-year-old music legend wrote the music for the new Broadway show and has been attending most performances leading up to the official opening night on October 26. Later that night, Sting and his wife Trudie Styl ...
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Happy 22nd Birthday ☺Josh Hutcherson☺! His transformation from child star to heartthrob + PL stills

Oct 12 2014 5:19pm CDT | Source: Oh No They Didn't!

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3 weeks ago

The Knick: Clive Owen Q&A + Eve Hewson filming St. James Place w/ Hanx

Oct 6 2014 9:00pm CDT | Source: Oh No They Didn't!

Clive Owen at Sky Atlantic Screening of The Knick'It was a particular thing, finding the right moustache. I always felt a thin one was more arrogant' - Clive on #TheKnick's facial hair— Sky Atlantic (@skyatlantic) October 6, 2014'For someone to have the brain and carry' a show like #TheKnick is 'amazing' - Clive is full of praise for director Steven Soderbergh.— Sky Atlantic (@skyatlantic) October 6, 2014Both Clive and director Stev ...
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Huge Celebs Take Huge Pounding with HUGE Waves

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