Mon, 01 February 2010 04:02:02 ET
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Revealing that he like to get people to take off their clothes, the Jack Shephard of 'Lost' shares that he believes he is 'rougher around the edges' if compared to Hollywood sexy actor George Clooney.
has got candid when talking about his wild side. In an interview for Mail on Sunday's Live magazine, the actor known for his Jack Shephard role on "Lost" confessed that he often held skinny-dipping parties on the set of the ABC drama series just to make people take off their clothes.
"On the set of 'Lost' I instigated a few skinny-dipping parties but I can't say who came," the 43-year-old shared. "It's important if you're having a party that you do something outrageous and I'm not afraid to lead by example. I like everyone to get their clothes off and jump in the water. It's a great way to get people excited."
The actor whose first major TV role was Charlie Salinger on "Party of Five" further opened up that he can't help drinking and smoking to excess at times. "It's part of who I am," he said. "The wildness never quite goes. What I've discovered is to have periods of drinking and smoking, then periods of total abstinence. I wish I could stop smoking. I'd like to give up but I'm an addict."
When addressing the fact that people called him the next George Clooney
, Matthew Fox commented, "I would love his career but I think I'm rougher round the edges. Even though I'm in one of the biggest series on the planet, I can move around undisturbed. I can fly under the radar." Insisting he is a married man, he added that he doesn't "buy into the sex-symbol thing. It's a compliment but that's it."
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