Today is Hugh Jackman‘s 43rd birthday, but this morning he was giving instead of getting.
The Real Steel stud launched his charitably minded Laughing Man Coffee this morning during a breakfast in the Big Apple.
“We have a motto at Laughing Man, and that is ‘All be happy,'” Hugh told the crowd. “It actually emanates from an ancient Sanskrit prayer which wishes for everybody to be happy, to be free of disease and for none to suffer misery of any kind—and that is at the heart of our company.”
One-hundred percent of the profits from sales of the fair trade coffee, tea, chocolates and gear will go to charities, including the local Harlem Village Academies in New York City.
“Every sip will be giving back,” promised the birthday boy, who was presented with a cake in his honor. But did the totally buff actor actually indulge his sweet tooth?
Apparently, even Hugh gets to have his cake and eat it too on his b-day.
“We celebrated last night with the kids and cake from Magnolia,” wife Deborah Lee Furness said. “He ate two slices!”
Too bad his wife couldn’t have any. “I’m on the Dukan diet after our Europe trip!” she dished.
Hope that diet allows for coffee!