NCIS: Los Angeles LL Cool J is living life to the fullest! The actor/rapper shared a video on his Instagram touring Italy on a $1.1 million yacht with Magic Johnson, Rodney Peele, and Samuel L Jackson.
“From Farmers the rock to the Porto Cervo Dock,” the NCIS actor states in the caption. The video starts with LL Cool J showing off the large amounts of jet skis and kayaks at the yacht’s dock. The crew goes up to the top deck where they can see the gorgeous views. Check out the video below.
LL Cool J Talks ‘NCIS’ Popularity During COVID-19 Quarantine
In a 2020 interview with Forbes, LL Cool J discusses NCIS: Los Angeles‘ popularity on streaming services during the COVID-19 pandemic.
“We have some really loyal fans,” he explains then notes that he doesn’t have any answers to why the show is gained more popularity. “Everybody can act like they know like you can intuitively have an idea but you don’t know for certain.”
The NCIS: Los Angeles star also says he doesn’t know what makes to make a hit record.
“I can just [be] intuitive [to] the creative process, but what I will say is our show deals with a lot of the realities that are happening in the world.”
LL Cool J also claims that he and the cast close their cases faster than actual NCIS agents in real life, but the show deals in “reality.”
He then states, “The flip side is that these characters, people can relate to them. The regular, authentic people; they care about each other. So there’s a certain amount of comfort there. People want to escape what’s going on or at least see the good guys prevail.”
LL Cool J Discusses Acting Technique on the ‘NCIS: Los Angeles’ Set
Also during the interview, LL Cool J Discusses his acting technique while on the set of NCIS: Los Angeles. “I’ve had an acting teacher with me,” LL Cool J says. “You find a lot of different nuances and different things about yourself. You find out how to move past ego, find out what’s important to you as an artist, and find out how to not let the outside world invade your creative process.”
LL Cool J also notes that it’s not a matter of learning acting techniques, but rather the experience that gives him the ability to utilize the techniques in different ways.
“You may find different tactics through experience, but there are certain techniques that most actors are familiar with.” He then adds that the techniques are all about creativity and it’s all about how actors utilize them in different ways.
NCIS: Los Angeles is set to return for its 13th season this fall.