Former Hollywood Publicist Says Michael B. Jordan Is ‘a Really Gracious, Down To Earth Person’

by Jeremy Spirogis
Michael B. Jordan attends the 51st NAACP Image Awards

Actor Michael B. Jordan, named 2020’s “Sexiest Man Alive” is definitely a all the way down to earth, beneficiant particular person, former Hollywood publicist, Amir Yass stated.

Michael B. Jordan attends the 51st NAACP Image Awards
Michael B. Jordan attends the 51st NAACP Image Awards | Tommaso Boddi/FilmMagic

Yass described what it was prefer to work for Jordan when Jordan’s profession was gearing up. He recalled Jordan as being a younger actor with a fantastic humorousness. “Every day we would get pizzas delivered to his house for Michael Jordan, the basketball player,” Yass advised Showbiz Cheat Sheet in August.

“People would like to prank him,” he added. “We’d get a lot of fan mail from Japan especially, drawing pictures of Michael Jordan. So it was really funny, I loved going through the fan mail.”

Michael B. Jordan was getting ready to stardom

Yass stated he tracked Jordan’s profession as he went from being an rising actor to an A-list star. “I ended up kind of being like his right-hand man,” Yass stated. “I was in my early twenties and was quite young, he was becoming more and more famous. He was quite gracious, I spent a lot of time in his house and he was moving. A lot of people don’t know but managers help you move as well. But he was a really gracious, down to earth person.”

“He’d stroll round the home in his boxers and no shirt on and he had that Creed physique,” he recalled. “He was very playful and his family lived with him.”

Michael B. Jordan participates in the Hollywood talent agencies march to support Black Lives Matter protestsMichael B. Jordan participates in the Hollywood talent agencies march to support Black Lives Matter protests
Michael B. Jordan participates within the Hollywood expertise companies march to help Black Lives Matter protests | Rich Fury/Getty Images

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Yass additionally mused about how Jordan wired about getting a scratch on his new BMW. “We were in a meeting with like 15 people and I’m like, ‘Just buy a new car, you just got a $4 million check!’” Yass laughed.

He additionally recalled overlaying an enormous dinner with Jordan. “We went to a dinner and he ordered a bunch of stuff on the menu and I had to pay for it because a lot of A-list celebrities don’t carry cash,” he stated. “Actually, the manager pays. So I got reimbursed but I was getting paid like $10 an hour and I paid like $1,500 for dinner.”

Michael B. Jordan continues to be simply as humble

Stardom didn’t change Jordan as his current interview with People reveals he’s nonetheless the identical all the way down to earth particular person. “It’s a cool feeling,” the 33-year-old actor stated. “You know, everybody always made that joke, like, ‘Mike, this is the one thing you’re probably not going to get.’ But it’s a good club to be a part of.”

He offers his dad and mom credit score for his sturdy basis. “My mom and dad sacrificed so much to provide for my sister, brother and me,” he stated. “I’m just grateful. Honestly, it’s like they all have had such an impact on me and who I am and how I approach each day. Without that, a lot of things about me just wouldn’t be the same. So it all comes back to that foundation. I’m really thankful for that.”

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Jordan added that the ladies in his household will probably be probably the most pleased with his new title. “When my grandmother was alive, it was something that she collected, and then my mom naturally reads it a lot and my aunts as well,” he stated. “This is one that they’re definitely going to have a special place for.”

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