Liam Hemsworth made his first talk show appearance since splitting with Miley Cyrus when he stopped by NBC's The Tonight Show With Jay Leno on Tuesday, Nov. 5. Though his former fiancée opened up about their breakup on The Ellen DeGeneres Show in mid-October, the Aussie didn't divulge any new details about their broken engagement. In fact, Cyrus' name never came up in conversation.
Instead, the 23-year-old actor shared stories about his family and Jennifer Lawrence, his costar in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire. Liam first revealed that his mother, Leonie Hemsworth, taught him English and sex education in high school. "It's exactly what you think it's like—really uncomfortable! You're talking about chlamydia and STIs and every other sexually transmitted disease you can get. It was interesting until she starts talking about her own personal experiences. That's when I just headed out the door," he laughed. "'I'll see ya later, mom! I'll see ya at home!'"
"I think out of embarrassment she passed me, but I honestly got so uncomfortable I wouldn't turn up to most of her classes. My mom's such a nice person that she would allow that kind of thing to happen," he said. "I was a naughty kid."
Liam added, "No child should have to be taught sex education by their mom!"
During his chat with host Jay Leno, the Paranoia actor also opened up about being an uncle to four nieces. "My oldest brother [Luke] has three little girls and my other brother, Chris, has one."
Liam said he doesn't like babysitting, but "not because I don't like kids." The reason, he laughed, is because he hasn't "changed a diaper yet, and I'm trying to keep that as long as I can."
He added that he doesn't see himself starting a family until "way in the future."
"I love my brothers' kids. It's funny, as an uncle you become so protective of them. When I go away and I shoot something, I constantly just want to see photos of them. It's a beautiful thing," he said. "I love watching my brothers raise their kids and not have to do it for myself and have the responsibility."
When the conversation turned to Lawrence, Liam had nothing but good things to say about his costar—even if she messes with his head in between takes.
"She's obviously one of the best actresses I've ever worked with. She's incredible on set. She's an absolute maniac in the best way possible," he said of the Oscar winner. "There's no filter. She says whatever she wants, anytime she wants."
"When she's that unfiltered, everyone else becomes that unfiltered," he added. "Like right before action—literally a second before action—she'll turn to me and ask me if I have sex with kangaroos or anything like that. It's those kind of questions nonstop all day long."
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