Josh Hutcherson Answers: Is He Ready For the 'Hunger Games' Fame? (VIDEO)

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Kentucky boy Josh Hutcherson has been enjoying being a 19-year-old in the big city of Los Angeles (he told Jimmy Kimmel he has a couch on his lawn and a Jack Daniels pool table), but the gift of going unnoticed is soon dwindling as the release date of Hunger Games approaches. 

Even during his appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, there were three girls wearing "I Love Peeta" shirts. When asked if he's ready for the Games fame, he answered as the crowd went wild, "As far as being ready for it, I don't think there's any way to prepare for that kind of attention. But I'm excited."

Josh then went into a story about a few crazed fans. 

The Journey 2 actor revealed that while he was home for the holidays in Kentucky, some girls and their mom showed up at their house. Once they saw him, they broke down in tears. "They had sown clothes with pictures of my face. ... They drove down on the off chance that'd I'd be home for the holidays. ... It's cool that people are so passionate about the book." 

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  • emmaa
    emmaa

    Josh is such a cool kid. (: Hopefully THG doesn't do a number on him, I'd hate to see the adorable little boy change into someone I can't be proud of. I'm hoping that won't happen! Perfect intervieww is perfect.

  • Cary
    Cary

    i hope he doesnt let all the fame get to him. he seems like a really down to earth guy

  • not saying
    not saying

    OMG!!! I WAS THAT GIRL WHO WENT TO HIS HOUSE IT WAS ACTUALLY 3 OF US AND MY FRIENDS MOM!!! OMG THIS IS LIKE NOT HAPPENING!!

  • Leigha
    Leigha

    Don't be so pessimistic! You never know, not all stars end up like that. It depends how much peer pressure people can withstand.

  • LC16
    LC16

    I'm so sad. He seems like such a nice, down to earth kid. Yes...now, but you just wait. Hollywood will destroy him yet and his ego will end up exploding. He'll end up becoming a total a-hole and stuck up Diva with ridiculous demands, sleeping with any woman that throws themselves at him. Within 3 years, he'll be on drugs and arrested for drinking and driving or bar fights.

  • candy
    candy

    Josh is a level-headed, down-to-earth, normal guy. He has a great career ahead of him. Just stay away from drugs, cigarettes and alcohol, Josh. I wish celebuzz could stop that stupid person from posting stupid dating garbage on every thread. So annoying.

 
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