THE DOORS star Val Kilmer has hit back at suggestions he is a nightmare to
work with - insisting it's his characters that are difficult, not him.
The hunky Top Gun actor's on-set antics have been slammed by director JOHN
FRANKENHEIMER and troubled actor Tom Sizemore, but he claims his bad reputation
is unfair and unfounded.
He says, "Often I have been accused of being difficult, when in fact it's
a difficult character that I'm playing. (Hollywood) confuses the two. I work
hard. I don't know anybody who's good at their job who doesn't get into
However, the philosophical star is glad he's never been under the media
spotlight like some celebrities, such as Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez.
He adds, "I've never been slammed for existing like some actors have. I've