Daniel Radcliffe gets tobacco sent to him from England because he doesn't like the types he can buy in the US.
Daniel Radcliffe gets tobacco sent to him from England.
The 22-year-old actor is currently living in New York and though he knows smoking is bad for him, he can't resist his favourite hand-rolled cigarettes, but has Golden Virginia tobacco sent out to him because he hates the US products.
He said: "I have to ship this in from home because you can't get good rolling tobacco here. It's all dry and c**py like you've emptied out a cigarette.
"I shouldn't really smoke. It's not great when you have to sing, obviously. At least with roll-ups you can keep tabs on what you put in, so I don't have to have a big fat cigarette every time. But that's just the way addicts rationalise - 'Oh this is much better for me.' "
Tobacco isn't the only thing about America which Daniel dislikes; he also took a swipe at the "pretentious" pronunciation used in the US.
He complained to Britain's Esquire magazine: "They pronounce things like the French. They say, 'filet' instead of 'fillet'. What's that about? And 'erb - they leave off the h. If it was one person saying it, it would be pretentious, but when it's the whole f***ing nation..."