Why Benedict Cumberbatch Gives J.K. Simmons Street Cred at Home

The Whiplash actor, who is one of the stars of W’s February 2015 issue, explains why working with “bad boy” actors like Benedict Cumberbatch and Miles Teller gives him street cred at home. J.K. Simmons wears his own clothes.

Released on 1/11/2015

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Starring: J.K. Simmons

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Miles Teller, you know what's great actually
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is that I'm now working with a bunch of actors
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that my 13-year-old daughter has crushes on.
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She has a thing for the bad boys,
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which is a little troubling.
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I just met Benedict Cumberbatch for the first time,
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and she was very excited that he and I
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actually chatted a little bit.
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It gives me a certain street-cred at home, which is nice.