20. What’s in your bucket checklist?
Let me faucet into my internal Will Smith, hmm. I actually wish to go to Nigeria. I’ve been earlier than, however I wish to go in my grownup life and expertise what that’s. I actually wish to go to Jamaica. Loads of my bucket checklist stuff is touring. As I strategy 30, I’m looking for as some ways I can not die so bungee leaping and all of that aren’t actually on my bucket checklist. I’ll do it for a film function. I’d reasonably die in a film function doing it than in actual life. Yeah, for me, principally about touring. I wish to journey to extra locations in Africa. On a extra humanitarian facet, on my bucket [list] I’m seeking to align with somebody within the charitable sense, simply going ahead. It’s give-back season.
BuzzFeed: Traveling may be so enriching and fulfilling. When it involves philanthropy, are there any causes which might be expensive to your coronary heart?
DI: It’s at all times about younger folks for me, ? I keep in mind what I wished and what I did not have entry to once I was a child; so if I might create that for as many individuals as doable, that is form of the place my thoughts is correct now. When I used to be youthful, rising up in London, they used to have so many wonderful youth golf equipment. You might go play pool, desk tennis, play sports activities, however now it is all gone. Kids are both on the road, on the nook, or at dwelling enjoying Call of Duty. It could be good to start out up a few of these initiatives once more.
21. That’s stunning and undoubtedly wanted! Despite your UK roots, you’ve got been working within the United States for years now. What’s the weirdest or most stunning factor you’ve got discovered about American tradition? Go straightforward on us [laughs].
That girls are like males, like the ladies will hit on you. That was very stunning to me once I first obtained to America. I used to be like, “Oh my God!” One woman was like, (*3*) Like proper to me! I used to be like, “Oh my god, we just met. You gonna buy me a drink first [laughs]?” Let’s see, what else… Your meals parts are huge. Your homes are much more spacious too.
I suppose the totally different dialects had been stunning to me. When I used to be in London, earlier than I got here to America, I believed there was simply an LA accent, a New York accent, and a Southern accent. It was these three. But then once I obtained right here, it was like, [Damson says this line in his best New Orleans accent] “Aye baby, you heard me?” There’s a New Orleans one, DC, Chicago. There had been so many alternative dialects that I used to be launched to, and it simply made me understand that there are such a lot of intricacies to American tradition. That was stunning to acknowledge.