Pegg hits out at publicity-seeking celebs

Pegg hits out at publicity-seeking celebs

British funnyman Simon Pegg shuns the limelight - because courting publicity is like swimming with sharks.

The 'Hot Fuzz' star hates being famous - but insists anyone who craves it deserves the coverage they get.

"I don't seek fame," he said "People take it on unwisely and it's a monster in a way. If they go out there and court it, it's like wading into a shark-infested pool with a cut leg, then they complain when they get their leg bitten off. The key is not to go swimming in the first place."

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