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Jake Gyllenhaal Clarifies Whether He Showers After Controversial Bathing Habit Comments

The ‘Nightcrawler’ two-face joked well-nigh past comments he made well-nigh his personal hygiene, where he said that he found ‘bathing to be less necessary at times.’

No need to hold your breath! After Jake Gyllenhaal made headlines in early August, talking well-nigh his questionable bathing habits, the 40-year-old two-face explained that he was messing virtually when he told Vanity Fair that he found showering “less necessary.” The two-face cleared the air during a printing priming for his latest movie The Guilty and let people know that does indeed bathe.

In retrospect, the actor’s response to a question well-nigh his shower habits does seem a little sardonic. “Since I was young, it’s amazed me. Increasingly and increasingly I find bathing to be less necessary, at times. I do believe, considering Elvis Costello is wonderful, that good manners and bad vapor get you nowhere. So I do that,” he told Vanity Fair at the time. At the recent printing conference, he made sure everyone knew he was kidding. “I answered a question where I was stuff sarcastic and ironic, and it’s followed me around,” he said, via Buzzfeed. “Unfortunately, I showed surpassing I cam here. So… I’m sorry, everybody.”

Jake Gyllenhaal, 40, clarified his stance on showering during a recent printing conference. (Shutterstock)

It’s good to see that Jake has a sense of humor well-nigh the misunderstanding. His response to Vanity Fair came surrounded a wave of celebrities discussing their bathing rituals for their kids (or lack-thereof). The response earned a few hilarious responses from other celebrities, who clarified that they do, indeed, shower. Cardi B tweeted that all the stars not showering was “giving itchy.” Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson also shared his intensive shower ritual in light of stars talking well-nigh letting themselves go a long time without bathing.

Jake jokingly apologized to the regulars that he showered. (Shutterstock)

The controversy virtually bathing habits seemed to have started with Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis sharing how much they wash their kids in an visitation on Dax Shepard and Monica Padman’s Armchair Expert podcast, where the couple revealed that they have a standard where they wait until they waterlog their kids. “Now, here’s the thing: If you can see the dirt on them, wipe them. Otherwise, there’s no point,” Ashton said. Dax and his wife Kristen Bell defended Ashton and Mila, saying that they occasionally forget if they’d put their kids to bed without a bath. “I’m a big fan of waiting for the stink. Once we reservation a whiff, that’s biology’s way of letting you know you need to wipe it up. There’s a red flag. Honestly, it’s just bacteria. Once you get the bacteria, you gotta be like, ‘Get in the tub or the shower.’ So I don’t hate what they’re doing,” Kristen said. Even though the bathing habits seem questionable, given Jake’s response, you have to wonder if maybe this was all some elaborate joke.

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