we get comfortable as a company,
I like to push the boat out again. My wife
keeps saying, "Why?
Why? You're fifty.
Take it easy. Let's enjoy
it." But I'm in a fairly unique position.
Yesterday, the first of nine hundred new
trains arrived in the UK
and went into service. We are going to transform
Britain's rail system from the worst in
to the best.
If you can do a few things like that, when
the body gives out, you can say you've lived
If I put all my money
in the bank
and drink myself
in the Caribbean, I just think
that would be a waste of the fantastic position
I've found myself in.
in a world
in which we are able to communicate
very quickly in many different
ways, and yet we find communicating more
than ever. When in fact we need communication
more urgently than ever, because the enemies
that threaten us are universal: drugs,
illiteracy and crime. We have to fight against
thing with a child is that you love
them, you protect them and you help
them to grow and find out who they are.
And as a parent,
it's my responsibility
to help them to become independent and get
all the knowledge
and a broad view of the world
I know that Nic
absolutely agrees with that. And that's
what's important: being there.
just want to help
I'm a helper. For instance, I myself have
helped hundreds of people get off drugs.
In Scientology, we have the only successful
drug rehabilitation program in the world.
It's called Narconon.
There are necessary evils.
is an important
thing in terms of representing freedom
in our world.
doing what I'm doing and I'd get out of
it if I hated
it that much. I've said it many times
before: There are much worse
in the world,
dealing with things that are phenomenally
where my face was put on every magazine
cover around the world
and the movie
was such a phenomenon, I really had no control
over that. So for the last couple of years,
media-wise I've been trying to regain some
in what people
say about me.
am a silly
person, I joke a lot and I'm very light
hearted, so I was able to go into this,
saying that I'm going to show the world
that I have a sense of humour,
that I'm not this rigid person and I'm not
about my image
and what people
the funds you will expend have come from
many places in the world,
so let there be no territorial, religious,
restrictions on your benefactions, but beware
of organized, professional charities
and a heavy ratio of expense.
someone to learn.
You present these beautiful lines that have
so much to do with the world
today and let
them fall where they will.
been catching crocodiles all my life
and in this movie
you're going to see me grab and hold a 12
foot Australian Saltwater Crocodile. They
happen to be the biggest predator on our
They hit so hard
and fast that if you're within strike range
from the water's edge, they will explode
out and hit before you can get out of their
way. Strike range is half their body weight.
When you see Terri
in the boat getting attacked by the big
croc and you see fear
on her face, that's not acting.
That's fear. It's real. And by crikey, we
have a lot of fun
and my wife, we sleep and live
the wild life. That's all I do. Rescuing
people about wildlife,
so I travel
through our new movie
just being me. I didn't' have to worry
about the script. I didn't have to worry
about the story. All I had to do was just
go through the movie and instead of using
video cameras, we had 35mm cameras shoot
me and I just breezed on through it. However,
that's just my world.
There was another world, the world of CIA,
spies, people trying to get me, satellites,
intelligence and intrigue. You couldn't
get any more action,
adventure and fun.
want my son
to see the balance of the world
and have compassion
so he can do good
things for his country when he grows up.
like a kid
from every continent!
in the world
is going to think they're George
after seeing this - "They based him
on me!" But I'm very happy
with my lawyers. Though I don't think I
want to spend the rest of my life
with any of them.
is the common denominator. In society
we choose to black out the traumatic things
that happen in this world
whether it be child
molestation or something else as horrific.
There is a brothel halfway across the world
in a country where they are prostituting
out five year-old girls. Do we want to face
that as a society? Do we want to acknowledge
that that exists? No we don't.
it also true
to say that were in a very vain,
very appearance conscious world
on a whole?
years when youre suddenly allowed
legally into bars
and clubs, and the world
suddenly you realize is offering itself
to you. I would say I guess that if you
look at my life,
I was always someone who looked for commitment
and that was in my make-up.
inside the plane! I never have time
to unpack; I'm always leaving in two days
again. I travel
a lot, and at the beginning it was really
The first time I went inside a plane, I
was 15 years old and I had so much fun.
I like to travel all over the world
[about] new cultures.
Not that many people
have the opportunity
to do that.
I belonged to the public and to the world,
not because I was talented
or even beautiful,
but because I had never belonged to anything
or anyone else.
is not like one country in a war
against another country. This is, you know,
a small group a breakaway almost
of one of the biggest religions
in the world
and they're brainwashing young
to suicide, give up their lives to go in
and try and destroy our way of life.
they want to take the world
back four hundred years to a theocracy run
very fast. Big will not beat small anymore.
It will be the fast beating the slow.
we don't want to be overly dependent on
any single asset or be so dependent on the
cycle or where one asset is the bulk of
had the luxury
and, in the luxury of travel, I've seen
the detriments of poverty
and I've gone on to see how easy the cures
can be--cures that cost cents to the richest
nations in the world.
your nerves by remembering that there
are bigger events going on in the world.
and it's healthy
and human to experience
the whole gamut of them. And it's easier
to feel sadness
especially in a theatre, and even in the
but we don't want to feel fear
in the real world. So it's safe to do it
in a cinema and stimulate those senses.
its all said and done I would like
to look back and think
that I help
to make modelling
a possibility for a greater number of people.
I dont do things that I will regret
in the future.
I tend to err on the side of caution. Not
to mention the fact that the present world
I reside in would not have been possible
without my past. I am most proud of being
able to represent my family
and community with honour and dignity.