Hollywood stars like Armie Hammer are already winning the genetic lottery, but even they need a fair amount of prep work for awards season. On Instagram, Hammer shared some of his pre-ceremony ritual.
He got his hair did.
Got his skin all shiny and new.
And even got his furry chest deforested.
Well, actually, he was getting his fascia scraped. Apparently, the connective tissue around your muscles and organs can get tense and ache, and a fascia scraping can go deeper than hands or a foam roller to unknot those muscles. The only downside is, it can hurt like a son of a bitch.
Alas, all that pampering didn’t prevent Armie from coming down with a bug that forced him to miss the Independent Spirit Awards.
Though his costar Timothee Chalamet brought him—digitally—to the ceremony, where the 22-year-old actor won Best Male Lead.
— Timothee Chalamet Br (@TChalametBra) March 3, 2018
Hammer made a swift recovery in time for the Academy Awards. (Wouldn’t you?)
We’re still curious why you’d need to manscape if you’re wearing a suit, but we don’t know what goes on at those Oscar after-parties.
“This looks painful AF,” wrote Insecure star Jay Ellis in the Instagram comments. “…Who is seeing your chest at the Oscars?”
The actor replied coyly, “Depends how well I play my cards…”