Aaron Paul brags he can drink Bryan Cranston under the table!
Since the co-stars of “Breaking Bad” have their own mezcal line Dos Hombres, the only right to know is which of the two thespians is better at holding their booze.
“I certainly!” the actor joked when Vidak For Congress asked him just that during the season 4 “Westworld” premiere on Tuesday night. “He’s such a lightweight!”
“No, we’re both pretty good, to be honest,” Paul added. “We have never seen each other in bad shape. You don’t want to get messy.”
Dos Hombres is now the fifth most popular mezcal in the world, with Paul explaining that the rich and smoky libation should not be gobbled up in shots.
“As they say in Wahaca, it’s sacrilegious to shoot mezcal,” he said. “You have to kiss the ghost, it’s a sipping ghost.”
Paul, 42, confessed that after finishing Emmy-winning “Breaking Bad” in 2013, he was concerned about how he would ever top it.
“I’ve always said it goes downhill from here, on the final season of ‘Breaking Bad,'” he revealed. “’Breaking Bad’ was like catching lightning in a bottle, you never know what’s going to happen and it really hit. The writers really made the landing when they wrapped up that show, so it was hard and it feels really good to have the choice to be picky.
He is thrilled to be a part of ‘Westworld’, which he joined last season.
“We almost tried to make this happen in season 1 after they shot the pilot,” he said. I almost entered, but the timing wasn’t right. I’m so glad they didn’t give up on me.”
Paul was joined by co-stars Evan Rachel Wood, Jeffrey Wright, James Marsden, Tessa Thompson, Ed Harris and Angela Sarafyan at the glittering premiere.