Scott Eastwood on Jiu Jitsu, Fragrance, & Saving the Planet

Actor Scott Eastwood shares his love for Jiu Jitsu, and the ocean. (Photo: Instagram)

Calling all eligible bachelorettes! This is a public service announcement to broadcast confirmation that Scott Eastwood is, in fact, romantically unattached.

You’re very welcome.

Unfortunately (and understandably), we couldn’t locate any online dating profiles for the 29-year-old who starred in The Longest Ride. Instead of cyber stalking, here is a summary of what you need to know about Clint Eastwood’s youngest son: Along with an all-star cast, he’s been shooting Suicide Squad for two months. He is the gorgeous face of Davidoff Cool Water’s global ad campaign. He cares about the environment: “I’m really behind ocean conservation and not over-fishing and respecting the seas,” says Eastwood who has teamed up with the environmental Love the Ocean campaign.

What does your grooming regimen entail?

I take a shower, throw some moisturizer on, put on a little cologne/deodorant, and I’m out the door. In and out [in] five minutes.

What has your dad taught you about grooming?

How to look presentable – that goes along with smelling good. You don’t want to smell like a bag of bones. It’s important to have self-respect in how you dress and how you present yourself. I’m single. It’s nice to meet women who smell good. When they smell good, I want to smell good.

What is your favorite scent for women?

A really clean, clean smell. Super subtle, nothing crazy or overpowering.

When do you feel the most confident?

Doing a physical activity, whether it be surfing or swimming: going out and working the body. To me, we all want to be run. We’re like animals. We need to exercise to find a place of peace or calmness afterwards. We can get poison of the mind when we overthink – it’s just negative. You’ve got to get that s— out.

If you can’t get to the beach for a workout, what are you doing in the gym?

I’ll do anything. I’ll do pull-ups in the park if I don’t have a gym – whatever it takes to get it done, and check out for 45 minutes, and get back to center.

Is there something specific that keeps your grounded?

I do a lot of Jiu Jitsu. I think it promotes a healthy ego, and that’s why I like it. No matter what level you’re at, you’re always getting choked out, and you’re always choking someone else out. It’s humbling. That grounds you. It doesn’t give you a false sense of confidence. It gives you a real sense of confidence going, “I know I get my ass kicked, and I know I can kick someone’s ass.” I don’t have anything to prove, because I prove it on the mat.

Are you on a strict diet, or do you eat whatever you want?

I try to eat pretty well. I try to keep it simple: clean fish, clean meat, clean vegetables and not a bunch of bread or other crap.

What does a cheat meal, look like?

Chips and salsa. They’re a pretty big vice.

You’re working on Suicide Squad with Will Smith. Has he taught you anything about acting or life off-camera?

He’s inspirational. He’s extremely positive every day: his take on the business, his take on being a movie star and his take on the things he wants to do. Everybody has their own paths. There’s no right or wrong. There’s just a path. I’m more inspired by his positivity and his drive to grow as a person – always try to better himself: “What can I read, what can I do, what can I read or find some soul searching to better myself as a human?”

Since meeting him, has there been anything that you’ve personally been striving to improve upon?

I’m always trying to be more compassionate – see things from both sides. Not let my emotions get the best of me. If something happens you don’t like, or someone says something, just go, “Ok. Where are they coming from?” Maybe they’re not feeling so secure about themselves. Maybe they’re going through [something] in their life. Maybe I can drop my ego and kill them with kindness instead of causing a rift.

Tell us about the Love The Ocean campaign that you are a part of.

It was really exciting to be a part of this, because the ocean has been a huge part of my life since I was a little kid. Also because Paul Walker was one of my really good buddies and he was behind this campaign before he passed away, for the same reasons that I am.

Do you feel your involvement is a way of honoring Paul?

Yeah, exactly. 1000 percent. He was like my older brother.

Besides saving the seas, what are your favorite ocean activities?

Surfing, fishing, diving and stand up paddle boarding. Anything that involves the ocean, I’m doing.


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