That’s it, internet. We’re done for today.
The man who took on the Roman army as a Gladiator and entranced the world with his Beautiful Mind, has fallen for one of Thailand’s most reviled-celebrated animals, the monitor lizard.
“My new buddy,” the actor Russell Crowe declared in a Wednesday afternoon tweet.
Labeled “Lost in Bangkok #3,” it came days after the Kiwi actor gave some love to another much-maligned Bangkok trait that we’re also kind of proud of: our chaotic bundles of overhead wiring.
Although he did not indicate where it was shot, it’s probably a safe assumption he was traipsing through Lumphini Park, which is teeming with giant hia.
Lost in Bangkok #3.— Russell Crowe (@russellcrowe) October 20, 2021
My new buddy. pic.twitter.com/6Hlo8EMpvt
Asked by another Twitterer whether he remembered “his name in Thai?”
An ebullient Crowe replied: “I do Hahahahahaha.”