Bruce Willis says he’s “very sorry” for his lacklustre interview on The One Show last week, blaming jet lag for a “stale” and “boring” performance.
The star appeared on the BBC1 magazine programme on Wednesday to promote the latest instalment in the Die Hard franchise, A Good Day to Die Hard. But his responses to questions from hosts Alex Jones and Matt Baker seemed slow and incomplete, while at one point he interrupted the presenters as they were praising the film to criticise its title.
After the show Jones tweeted, "Bruce Willis has tired me out. It was a bit of a challenge, to say the least."
"I have to apologise," said Willis, 57. "I didn't get very many compliments about [the interview].
"They said 'he was a little stale',” the actor told XFM. “But I was so jet-lagged. I'm very sorry, you kids on The One Show."
And like the hero action movie fans know he is, Willis gallantly took full blame for the disappointing interview.
"I'm sure it's not [the hosts’] problem. I was a little bit boring, I think. I had a little sinking spell, that's all."
A Good Day to Die Hard is in cinemas from Thursday 14 February.
Watch the full One Show interview, and a trailer for the movie, below: