Joe Manganiello in ELLE October 2013: I Appreciate High Heels and Thongs

Posted Wednesday September 25, 2013 3:00 PM GMT

Taking time away from the set of his hit HBO series "True Blood," Joe Manganiello scored a feature in the October 2013 issue of ELLE magazine.

During his Q&A session with the publication, the 36-year-old actor chats about his role in "Magic Mike" and reveals his first celebrity crush.

Check out a few highlights from Mr. Manganiello's interview below. For more, be sure to visit ELLE!

On his first crush:
"Princess Leia from Star Wars. I actually met Carrie Fisher a couple of years ago. When I told her that she was my first crush, she insisted that we get married and have a reality show about it. I’m lucky to have made it out of that weekend without getting married."

On his role in "Magic Mike" as Big Dick Richie:
"Hell yeah, women ask for proof. That’s one of the reasons you take the part."

On understanding thong wearers:
"Yes, they’re insanely uncomfortable. But women do a lot of uncomfortable things for men – and I appreciate it all. I appreciate high heels. I appreciate thongs."

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