In a recent interview with the Herald Sun, Jason Momoa, renowned for his role as Aquaman, shared insights about his good-natured rivalry with Australia. The charismatic actor, known for his strong ties to his cultural heritage, expressed one particular stance he holds when it comes to his relationship with the country.
“There is one thing he will always be against,” Momoa revealed, referring to his position on supporting Australia in the Bledisloe Cup, a prestigious rugby competition between Australia’s Wallabies and New Zealand’s All Blacks.
During the interview, Momoa mentioned his time spent with Taika Waititi, Cliff Curtis, and former All-Black captain Tana Umaga over the weekend. Fondly referring to them as his cousins, he emphasized the deep connection between Maori, Kanaka Maoli (Indigenous Hawaiians), and Hawaiians, stating that they are essentially one and the same. The camaraderie among them reflects their shared cultural heritage.
In other news, Momoa was also slated to host Shark Week on the Discovery Channel. Expressing his enthusiasm for the role, he eagerly invited viewers to join him on an exciting journey. The actor’s involvement in the show will involve exploring uncharted aquatic locations, showcasing the beauty and wonder of these unexplored realms.
While Jason Momoa’s playful rivalry with Australia adds a touch of fun to his interactions with the country, his upcoming ventures in entertainment, including hosting Shark Week, are sure to captivate audiences and further establish his enduring popularity.