Orlando Bloom’s ‘quite LA’ morning routine sparks hilarity on Twitter

<p>Orlando Bloom likes to kick off his day with green powders and brain octane oil</p>

Orlando Bloom likes to kick off his day with green powders and brain octane oil

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Orlando Bloom may be one of the world’s great heartthrobs, but not everyone would trade places with him at the breakfast table.

The actor, 44, who had his big break with the Lord of the Ringsfilms, is originally from Canterbury, Kent, but he now lives in California with his fiancee Katy Perry and their baby daughter Daisy.

In an interview with The Sunday TimesMagazine, the Pirates of the Caribbean star admitted that his routine has become a little… “LA”, as he revealed the complex concoction he drinks to kick off his day.

“I like to earn my breakfast so I’ll just have some green powders that I mix with brain octane oil, a collagen powder for my hair and nails, and some protein,” he told the magazine.

“It’s all quite LA, really. Then I’ll go for a hike while I listen to some Nirvana or Stone Temple Pilots.”

He went on to describe how he “likes to make an effort” when taking his son to school, meaning “no tracksuit bottoms”, and how he spends “a lot of my time dreaming about roles for myself and others — for minorities and women”.

“I’m trying to be a voice for everybody,” he added.

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His revelations were met with hilarious responses on Twitter, as users shared their bafflement that the whole thing wasn’t a parody.

One wrote: “Genuinely thought the Orlando Bloom interview in The Sunday Times was a spoof.

“Is it really not?”

But comedian David Baddiel was among those to refute the suggestion, tweeting: “It's definitely not. He says at one point ‘It's all quite LA’ which is not something you would say if you were taking the p***: too much of an attempt at self-awareness.”

Meanwhile, fellow comedian Jon Holmes recalled that Bloom’s morning ritual wasn’t always so elaborate.

“When Orlando Bloom was a kid in the youth group of the theatre I used to work at (in Canterbury) in the 90s, I’m fairly sure I saw him enjoying a packet of Poppets and a Lilt,” he reminisced.

Other users wrote their own version of the Hollywood star’s “life in a day” entry.

One tweeted: “I like to earn my breakfast, so I'll just have some leftover cake, or bacon that I mix with brown sauce and bread. All quite Splott, really. Then I go for a walk to Lidl while I listen to Chas n Dave or Steps, to pick up more bacon ready for tomorrow.”

And other users just full-on took the mick, including comedian Michael Spicer, who reimagined the routine as the habits of an old cockney.

We’ll stick to our tea and Shreddies. Thanks, Orlando.

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