Jake Gyllenhaal Joins Ashton Kutcher, Apparently Doesn’t Think Bathing Is All That Important

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I’ve actually been accused of showering too much. Sometimes I’ll get up to three in a day depending on my activities. First, there’s one in the morning — that’s a given. Then, after I work out, whenever that may be. Finally, if I go run errands and hit the bar or go out for dinner, I’ll occasionally consider a shower when I get home just to freshen up before bed. There’s nothing like hopping right out of the shower and into bed.

Jake Gyllenhaal, apparently, doesn’t share my passion, as he recently Vanity Fair that he now finds bathing “less necessary”:

“More and more I find bathing to be less necessary, at times. I do believe… that good manners and bad breath get you nowhere. So I do that. But I do also think that there’s a whole world of not bathing that is also really helpful for skin maintenance, and we naturally clean ourselves.”

My boy Jake G is, somehow, not the first actor in the last week to come out against showering, as Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis were also recently spreading anti-hygenic propaganda:

“If you can see the dirt on them, clean them,” Kutcher said of his children. “Otherwise there’s no point [in bathing them].”

Kutcher said he does wash his “armpits and my crotch daily and nothing else ever,” and has a tendency to “throw some water on my face after a workout to get all the salts out.” [via CNN]

Even has someone whose livelihood is directly tied to Hollywood, even I find these people absolutely absurd sometimes.

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