Being the son of legendary actor-director Clint Eastwood may come with its advantages, but for Scott Eastwood, it came with more disadvantages – he had to prove himself worthy!

“I came [to Hollywood] to try and do something, and nobody took me seriously,” the 31-year-old actor told Men’s Health magazine (via US Weekly). “Everyone brushed me off, like, ‘You’re Clint Eastwood’s son, you’re not a real f–king actor.’ Some people are still like that. I never thought I would last in this business, but it finally seems to be working out.”

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“My dad never gave me a cent,” Scott added. “He made me work for everything. Man, he was hard on me, but it hardened me and gave me drive.”

Pictured: Scott joining co-star Ludacris at a special IMAX screening of their film The Fate of the Furious held at the AMC Universal CityWalk on Monday (April 10) in Universal City, Calif.

That same day, Ludacris filmed his appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show (airing April 11), where he played a candid game of “Never Have I Ever” with Chelsea Handler – Watch below!


Chelsea Handler and Ludacris Play ‘Never Have I Ever’

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