Zac Efron Can’t Live up to Movie Characters

Thursday, April 5, 2012

MOVIE hunk Zac Efron is paying the price for being every girl’s movie heartthrob.

The former High School musical star says films like his current romantic drama The Lucky One only increases the pressure on him to be the perfect date in real life.

“I am a romantic guy — or I like to think I am but I’m not sure I can live up to some of the characters I have played,” says Zac.

“I do my best but I’m going to have to try harder I guess.”

Efron recently played down his status as a sex symbol.

“I can’t explain to you what it’s like to be a heartthrob, [because] I don’t think I am a heartthrob,” he said.

“I hate [that word]. I hate it. It follows you around, but you don’t deserve it. It’s like, ‘Why?’

“I’m just me. I’m just Zac. Just Zac.”