Rupert Grint collects unusual vehicles
London, Nov 17 (IANS) ‘Harry Potter’ star Rupert Grint owns a portfolio of unusual vehicles, including a hovercraft and an orange Range Rover, which he bought because it ‘seemed like a good idea at the time’.
The actor admits he has ‘not much idea’ of how much money he has from starring in the film series – one of the most successful movie franchises of all time – but has used his riches to collect a number of unorthodox vehicles, which also includes an ice-cream van, and a pink BMX, reports femalefirst.co.uk.
‘I don’t really like to blend in. I like standing out. I can’t really deal with the money thing. But it’s nice knowing that I don’t ever have to really worry about anything. I’ve got a hovercraft. It’s quite strange to drive, but I have fun with it. The orange Range Rover just seemed like a good idea at the time. I don’t even think about the connection with being ginger,’ said the red-haired star.
Although he enjoys splashing out on unusual vehicles, the 22-year-old star admits he hasn’t used his ice cream van as often as he expected to because it is quite difficult to manoeuvre.
‘It’s just something I’ve always wanted when I was a kid. I don’t really use it as much as I thought I would. I used to have stock in it, but not so much now. It’s not the most practical vehicle. It’s only got one seat. It’s basically a kitchen,’ he said.