Actor Nicolas Cage's real life is arguably more interesting than any of his actual films. That is why there is never a dull moment interviewing the actor.
Nicolas Cage spoke to Marilyn Manson in a conversation published by 'Interview' magazine on Tuesday, where Manson asked a simple question about whether Cage gambles. 56 years-old actor had an entire story ready to as an answer.
"The last time I gambled was about 30 years ago," Cage recalled. "I was in the Bahamas, and I walked into a casino and felt like I had my mojo with me, like nothing could go wrong. My game was roulette. I went in with $200, and I didn't miss a number. In 20 minutes I turned $200 into $20,000, so I went and found an orphanage in the Bahamas, met all the kids and the headmistress, and said, 'This is for you.' I put the 20 grand in her hand, walked away, and never gambled again, because if I did, it would ruin the power of that moment."
Regarding the gambling habit Cage farther said in the interview ""You can't live in Vegas if you're a gambler. I've seen it destroy people. Of all the addictions, I think it might be the worst."
The interview's other highlights included Cage describing how he "just bought a crow" named Huginn who calls him with bad names, and telling a story about freaking people out with a two-headed snake during a party with Werner Herzog at a "haunted mansion."