'Shame' star Michael Fassbender can't have a relationship because of his career

Michael Fassbender (BANG Media)
The 'Shame' actor – who was most recently romantically linked to Zoe Kravitz – likes the idea of settling down and raising a family but doesn't think it would be fair on a partner to have to put up with the demands of his job.

He told Britain's GQ magazine: "I'm quite a romantic person and I love the idea of having a family. But I'd have to take a step back out of this."

"It's not fair on somebody to be waiting for you. You spend long periods of time apart and then when I am here, I'm working."
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"I find it difficult to do both and to give that other person the right amount of attention and time they deserve."

The 30-year-old star says he is most attracted to women who are confident and intelligent.Asked what he looks for in a woman, he said: "Intelligence, self-confidence in one's own skin. If a girl is slightly overweight or, you know, if she's comfortable in herself, living life the way she wants to live it, I find that sexy and attractive."

"If somebody is the perfect mould, but she's not enjoying herself, then I find it sad and unsexy."