On TV, he plays a drug-using meth manufacturer, an occasional killer and accessory to who-knows-how-many crimes. In real life, Breaking Bad’s Aaron Paul is a Lollapalooza-attending, Emmy Award winning dream boat, a real-life nice guy who isn’t afraid to say hi to tourists gawking outside his home.
The actor took to social aggregate site Reddit to participate in an AMA (“Ask Me Anything”) and spent the next two hours answering fan’s questions. We’ve compiled some of the best answers, but you should probably zip over to Reddit to read them all.
The time Aaron Paul got a concussion on set
Fun fact: Raymond Cruz, the actor who played psychotic drug dealer Tuco, asked to be written off the show. Cruz was already working on a show called The Closer, and the role of Tuco was just too mentally and physically draining.
Season 2’s “Four Days Out” is his favorite episode
His favorite scene might be the most cringe-worthy one of all – the awkward dinner scene between Jesse, Walt and Skyler
The scene where Jesse rescued a little boy from a meth house tugged at his heart. Me too, Aaron
Because he and Jesse both love kids
The scene where Jesse found his girlfriend dead from a heroin was the most difficult to film
He spent time with people dealing with addiction to prepare for the role
The rest of the final season is going to be a wild ride
He’s been watching a whole lot of The Wonder Years lately. Good choice
He’s a big Chewbacca fan
Aaron Paul could also be described as furry and soft.
Don’t give him anything but Zesty Italian dressing for his salad
His favorite Radiohead song is Fake Plastic Trees
Don’t forget about the time he went to a Radiohead concert with James Bond Pierce Brosnan
What a cool guy. Let’s hang out soon, Aaron Paul.