Benedict Cumberbatch lashed out at his Sherlock co-star Martin Freeman over the latter’s comments about not enjoying the show any more because of fans’ excitement. While Benedict plays Sherlock Holmes, Martin plays Dr John Watson in the hit TV series.
“Being in that show, it is a mini-Beatles thing. People’s expectations, some of it’s not fun any more. It’s not a thing to be enjoyed,” Martin had said earlier.
Benedict told The Daily Telegraph, “It’s pretty pathetic if that’s all it takes to let you not want to take grip of your reality. What, because of expectations? I don’t know. I don’t necessarily agree with that.”
A source told The Sun in January last year, “Benedict and Martin aren’t mates and they don’t spend time together away from the show. They’re professional and very polite to each other but there’s not the warmth you’d expect after filming together for six years. Tensions are thought to have been rising between the pair for some time now. There isn’t a huge desire to come back for another season.”...