Cosmo Guy

Cosmopolitan Middle East - - CONTENTS - BY RACHEL MOSELY

Henry Gold­ing.


“Crazy Rich Asians and A Sim­ple Fa­vor were each a mas­ter class in film­mak­ing, and I had so much fun work­ing with all my costars. Con­stance Wu is so ded­i­cated, Anna Ken­drick is ridicu­lously funny, and Blake Lively is mag­netic.”


“Luck­ily, I haven’t met any dragons like Eleanor Young [in Crazy Rich Asians]. I get along so well with my wife’s mom. But if you’re up against a tough crowd, be your­self…and do your re­search! Do they like cook­ing and trav­el­ing? Fo­cus on what you have in com­mon.”


“If I have to choose one, it’s gonna be food. I just couldn’t live with­out other cul­tures’ cuisines. And food and fun some­times go hand in hand, so .... ”


“If I could go back and give my sin­gle self some ad­vice, I’d say to read up on some proper game! There was no Tin­der or Bum­ble, so I had to ap­proach women in clubs or bars. Back then, Lon­don had just started its smok­ing ban. When girls went out­side for a cig­a­rette, I’d pre­tend to smoke too, just so I could chat with them. Not too sen­si­ble, but it worked a cou­ple of times!”

The for­mer travel-show host has hit the big screen, up­ping the swoon fac­tor in Crazy Rich Asians and the stylish thriller A Sim­ple Fa­vor (Septem­ber 14).

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