He said: “I remember all the way back in season one, it was middle of the way through filming.
“I was talking to this girl who I thought was very nice and very sweet and he actually ended up giving me a little bit of relationship advice.
“It was really sweet and kind-hearted of him, we both said never date anyone in the industry.
“But he gave me all this advice about ‘Listen, you guys have got to connect on a spiritual level’.
“‘If you guys don’t have the same personal interests in mind, don’t pursue it’.
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