Rob Lowe has worn many hats in his 40-year profession, from Brat Pack heartthrob in movies like “St. Elmo’s Hearth,” to TV star in “The West Wing” and host of his common podcast “Actually!”
However that does not imply he cannot have a facet gig as a royal watcher now that his neighbors in Montecito, California, embrace Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex. Lowe lately made headlines for claiming he noticed the prince sporting a ponytail, and on Sunday TODAY with Willie Geist, he shared intimately what he noticed.
“I do not wish to stake my long-term credibility as a celeb stalker,” he laughed. “Nonetheless, within the glimpse (I bought) — and it was a glimpse — by means of the VIP, horny, smoke-filled glass (window) of the (prince’s) automobile, I feel the dude was carrying a ponytail.”
“So, a giant crimson ponytail within the again?” Geist requested.
“Effectively, this is what it was. Let’s get particular. Let’s go on a deep dive. The person’s bought good hair,” Lowe answered.
“His brother could (sooner or later) be the king of England, however for my cash, Harry’s bought one thing higher than his brother: hair,” he quipped. “The British paparazzi are throughout this one. … There’s gonna be (a) $500,000 bounty on the primary picture of Harry with a ponytail, or not. … And I am gonna be the dangerous man.”
Superstar life, nonetheless, hasn’t at all times been straightforward for Lowe, 56, who spent many of his younger years on the party track.
“I used to be a teen idol, (a) younger film star and an alcoholic (with) a lotta cash, and it was an awesome combine. What might presumably go unsuitable?” he joked to Geist. “However once I was executed, I used to be executed.”
At 26, the star sobered up, and right this moment, he “barely” acknowledges that model of himself, he stated. “It’s legitimately one other lifetime. I have been sober method longer than half my life.”
Lowe has been married to make-up artist Sheryl Berkoff since 1991 and has two sons: Matthew and John, who’re each of their 20s. He is additionally at the moment starring in Fox’s “9-1-1: Lone Star,” for which John is a author. Its second season premieres Jan. 18.
“It is an entire different stage of pleasure,” Lowe stated about working along with his youthful son. “I feel my favourite factor about it (is) we’ll be doing a scene that he wrote, and afterwards, you huddle with the director and the author and also you speak about the way it went. … And (John) will probably be like, ‘So, Rob, I feel…'”
“It is like one half form of makes me unhappy, one half kinda appears like, is it disrespectful? … After which the opposite half is it is kinda actually cool,” Lowe laughed.
Elevating a contented household within the loopy world of Hollywood was at all times necessary to Lowe. As he famous to Geist, “All of us wanna re-create what we did not have.”
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