Being the star of Doctor Who – and being famous in general – can bring with it a range of issues, both good and bad. Matt Smith thankfully seems pretty level-headed, but with The Eleventh Hour airing on Saturday evening, things could change.
Quizzed in The Mirror about this very matter, Smith revealed a philosophical attitude to being the subject of romantic speculation.
“I haven’t had to cross that bridge yet because I am not as publically recognisable as I will be in a few months so I don’t know exactly what it will be like.
“I hope I will be able to sort the wheat from the chaff if you meet someone at Tesco or whatever. And you never know, I met my first girlfriend at Tesco walking down the meat aisle with my dad.”
Which is why they call it the meat aisle…