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That’s a jaw-dropper! The was within metres of a man-eating great white during a break from filming 2012’s Dark Tide.
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The Hunger Games ditched the dystopian universe for some time with dolphins and sharks in 2012 during a trip to the Georgia Aquarium. Lawrence looked the part of a deep sea diver when she donned a wet suit and swam beside whale sharks, manta rays and zebra sharks at the Journey with Gentle Giants exhibit.
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This frighteningly large sea dweller must have been bummed the True Blood hunk had a wet suit on, too! During a dive down under in July, the actor’s girlfriend Bridget Peters stood by the sidelines while he swam with marine life.
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Before diving into motherhood, the Mad Men star and vocal shark advocate got to know sharks in the Caribbean (twice!).
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While in Sydney for a promo tour in 2012, the British boy band stopped by the Manly Sea Life Sanctuary and went diving with tiger sharks. “It was the best thing I’ve ever done,” member Max George Tweeted. “My love for sharks has just doubled!!!”
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While diving with sharks off the coast of Cuba in 2011 for 60 Minutes, Cooper fell under a shark’s spell. “The sharks were so close, you are tempted to reach out and touch them,” he said. “And I did reach out at one point … and then I think I thought better of it.”