Tom Hardy said that doing the stunts in Mad Max: Fury Road made him cry

Come here for a hug, Tom

Tom Hardy

by Rosie Gizauskas |
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Poor Tom Hardy had a tough time filming Mad Max: Fury Road. So tough that it BROUGHT HIM TO TEARS.

And reading this may almost bring you to tears too, so stop reading now if you’re in any way squeamish.

The Sun reports that Tom found the stunts to be “not really that safe” – but it gets worse.


“Bottom line is the stunts are not really that safe,” Tom said. “If they don’t take care they will lose legs and they will, you know, have traumas and break things.

“If you see the film and think ‘oh my god is somebody up on that 30ft pole on top of a moving vehicle’, the answer is ‘yes’, ‘yes to everything you see’.

“I did slowly crush my nose on this wire to the back of the lorry but that was very slow and I could have stopped it.”

Wait – not just nose crushing, but VERY SLOW nose crushing? This sounds horrendous (we’re SO still going to see Mad Max, though).

“It caused a lot of damage to my face and I cried, because none of the boys were watching that. I got battered.”

Not your beautiful face, Tom! It seems fine though, tbh.

And if you need a tissue and a cuddle to make you feel better than we are RIGHT HERE. IT'S ALL GOING TO BE OK.

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