Justin Theroux, Today Show


Justin Theroux is a man of many talents.

The Zoolander 2 star visited the Today show Monday and opened up about his highly anticipated sequel and his hidden skills, which might surprise you. In addition to his screenwriting and acting abilities, it turns out Jennifer Aniston's hubby is pretty handy with a tattoo machine.

"I wouldn't say artist," Theroux admitted while sitting down with Matt Lauer. "I would say I've done tattoos on a friend of mine." And it doesn't seem like this is a once-in-a-blue-moon activity, as Theroux dished that he inked his pal, who his responsible for giving him some of his own ink, as recently as two months ago.

"Periodically he lets me ruin his body," Theroux joked.

Many would consider acting an art, but Theroux is an artist in every sense of the word as he also spends some of his free time painting. Is there anything he can't do? Seriously, if he's not drawing on his friend he's painting. And if he's not painting he's learning a very difficult language; The Leftovers star also speaks Mandarin.

Lauer asked if the 44-year-old actor was "fluent," but Theroux humbly revealed that he's not quite that good (but he's still pretty amazing).

"I can speak passable mandarin," he said. "I will not be translating at the UN anytime soon."

But Lauer put him to the test by asking him to say certain phrases, and let's just say Theroux's Mandarin was pretty legit. Watch the video to see Theroux recite some expressions and realize just how lucky Aniston is to be married to this guy.

While talking about Zoolander 2, which features a ton of celebrity cameos (seriously, there are too many to count), Theroux admitted that there was "virtually no one" who turned down the opportunity to appear in the sequel. In fact, celebrities called him to set something up as long as their scheduled allowed them to travel to Rome for filming.

Are you excited for Zoolander 2? Sound off in the comments!

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