Timothe Chalamet created history by becoming the first guy to appear alone on the print edition’s cover of British Vogue.
The US actor poses for a photo shoot done by editor Edward Enninful on the cover of this month’s magazine while sporting a pearl necklace.
Timothe says in an interview inside that when they collaborated on the Netflix comedy Don’t Look Up last year, Leonardo DiCaprio gave him some straightforward business advise.
He claims Leo instructed him, “No heavy drugs and no superhero flicks.”
Timothe, a star of Little Women, is renowned for his flair and chic red carpet attire.
The 26-year-old can be seen in one photo in the October edition sporting a mohawk in place of his distinctive curly hair, while in another, he is sporting a leather jacket and leather pants.
In order to have a male on the cover of the fashion magazine for the first time in its 106-year history, Enninful said he waited “for the timing to feel perfect.”
Timothe is described by the author as “a young actor at the height of his early career, who recalls the Deans and DiCaprios of bygone eras, yet with a relationship to a new generation that dismantles bygone ideals of masculinity.”
A guy is flying alone on the cover of British Vogues for the first time in its 106-year history. @RealChalamet is already a consummate movie star at the age of 26, and in the issue from October 2022, @GilesHattersley searches for the genuine boy wonder. https://t.co/rvnqmsZIAb pic.twitter.com/4MgySi3cnV
Twitter: @BritishVogue September 15, 2022 Timothe says it is a “honor” to be a Vogue cover star, joining celebrities like Rihanna, Billie Eilish, and Lady Gaga, in a video interview with Enninful.
He also discusses how the Covid epidemic helped him realize that, like everyone else, he had to cope with “real adulting.”
Taxes, dental appointments, and actual adulting, you know?
He admits, “I ought to have started trying to get my grownup feet under me a little bit earlier than I did.”
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Timothe rose to fame after starring in the 2017 film Call Me by Your Name, for which he was also nominated for an Academy Award.
He will play a part in the planned musical about Willy Wonka’s youth, the Willy Wonka prequel.