What You Need To Know: Jason Momoa

Jason Momoa shaves beard after 7 years to raise awareness for recycling

Jason Momoa has shaved his beard for the first time in seven years for a good cause.

E! News reported that the “Game of Thrones” and “Aquaman” actor shared a video of him letting go of his facial hair on his YouTube page.

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“I think 2012 is the last time I shaved,” he said in the video, titled, “Goodbye Drogo...I SHAVED!”

In the clip, Momoa walks out into a desert with wireless clippers. As he shaves off pieces of facial hair, he says goodbye to his characters -- Drogo, Aquaman -- who had his iconic beard.

“Most importantly, I just want to do this to bring awareness that plastics are killing our planet,” he said. “And if we have a solution, I don’t want to (expletive) about it. There’s only one thing that can really help our planet and save our planet as long as we recycle -- and that's aluminum.”

HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA - FEBRUARY 24: Jason Mamoa attends the 91st Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood and Highland on February 24, 2019 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
Photo: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images

Momoa announced he is launching a line of water that comes in an aluminum can.

“I hate going to the airport or going to the airport with a water bottle this big when it can be an aluminum one,” he said. “They have aluminum sodas and it’s fully recyclable.”

The actor said he’s not only releasing a line of canned water -- available in still, sparkling, alkaline and spring -- for himself, but for future generations.

“There’s a change coming, and it’s aluminum. We’ve got to get rid of these plastic water bottles,” he said. “Aquaman is trying to do the best he can -- for my kids, for your kids, for the world. Clean up the oceans, clean up the land.”

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