MORE: Charlie Hunnam on His 'Terrible, Painful' 3-Year Marriage When He Was 18 “She hates being on the red carpet and all of that so we don’t do any of that stuff together, so it doesn't really matter ‘cause we’re not photographed together,” he noted.
star, 36, went full method for his new role as isolated British explorer Percy Fawcett and opened up to ET about his girlfriend paying the price.
"I've got three more years til the big 4-0, I don't know, it feels significant, 40 feels really significant for some reason," he said.
"It's just a number like any other but I gotta start having some kids, get married, start being sensible in my life."While Hunnam himself shied away from calling his approach to the role“method," his co-star Sienna Miller praised him for it.“He was very method in an amazingly impressive way,” Miller told ET.
“There was something really exciting about the idea of not knowing someone, just letting a relationship exist exclusively on the screen and so I had decided that I wanted to do that,” he said.
“But sometimes that can be alienating, and put another actor off of their work and I don't want to be that selfish.
“If I’m cooking for my girlfriend, she loves pasta so I normally, if I’m going to spoil her, I'll go out and make some pasta,” he said.
“We were just in Thailand recently and I took a Thai cooking course, so I’ve been trying my hand at some Thai dishes recently.”Hunnam also noted that Mc Nelis doesn’t weigh in on his red carpet ensembles very often.
Here are five things you should know about Hunnam’s lady love. According to the company’s website, Mc Nelis “fell in love” with designing jewelry at age 20.His co-star, Robert Pattinson also got the cold shoulder.But now that filming has stopped, the pair can finally hang out as friends.“It's nice actually to come out of that fog of the production and see that he's a lovely guy,” Hunnam said of Pattinson.Hunnam previously revealed he didn't communicate with his girlfriend of 11 years, Morgana Mc Nelis, for five months while they were shooting in the film in Colombia.MORE: Charlie Hunnam Says the Secret to Maintaining His Toned Figure Is Sex… “It's a tough job trying to bring characters to life, so whatever you can do to limit the amount of actual acting and work you have to do on set,” he explained to ET’s Ashley Crossan at the Los Angeles premiere of the film.After all, The Lost City of Z star recently reveled he stays in shape by having tons of sex, among other activities. When Charlie Hunnam came to the defense of longtime love Morgana Mc Nelis against Internet trolls earlier this week, fans were immediately impressed by the pair’s sweet relationship. While spotlight-shy, the artist has been beside the star for 11 years.“I can actually enjoy having a drink with him now and a hang.”Hunnam noted that his decision to remain aloof on set was a calculated one on his part.RELATED: Charlie Hunnam Ignored Girlfriend for Months While Filming 'Lost City of Z' -- Here's How He Won Her Back!"Before I came away to TIFF I ended up staying until 5 in the morning because I decided I was going to clean the entire house.," he said.star, 37, opened up to ET’s Carly Steel at Monday’s premiere of his upcoming film about keeping his 10-year romance with girlfriend, Morgana Mc Nelis, alive.