Josh Hutchinson a cannibal? It sounds far-fetched but the actor admitted in an interview that he would not be averse to eating human flesh if it were not considered so 'taboo' and as long as a person did not have to die for him to death them" (Daily Mail - November 11). The revelation likely raised many 'eyebrows' in Hollywood but there is a sense that people should take this disclosure from the media savvy actor with a 'grain (or bucket) of salt'.
His interest in tasting human flesh was disclosed around the same time that his movie, "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1" was starting to appear on the big screen and while he is sensational in the movie it is very likely that he knew that him making such a statement would bring even more attention to the movie.
A provocative statement bringing attention to a movie is something that very few movie producers are going to complain about and especially when it comes from Josh Hutchinson, one of the most endearing and popular young actors in Hollywood.
The career of the actor is 'hitting on all cylinders' as he has become one of the most desired acting commodities in Hollywood. His every move is followed by the press and fans love his acting and even his off-screen comments such as when he came to the defence of his co-star Jennifer Lawrence after the nude hacking firestorm.
Interestingly he will soon be back in the media spotlight in a very different role as he plays a feature role in the movie "Escobar: Paradise Lost". It is a role that could cause some fans and critics to think that Josh Hutcherson is making sure he is not defined solely by "The Hunger Games".
He might have cannibalistic desires but it is more likely that the savvy actor just wanted to bring attention to his movie projects and also ease the pressure that some of his acting colleagues might be confronted with. One actor whose intellect and business sense should not be underestimated is Josh Hutcherson as he has shown with his recent provocative comments to the press.