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10+ Hilarious Reasons Why Patrick Stewart And Ian McKellen Are BFF GOALS

If you really think about it, the friendship between Sir Patrick Stewart and Sir Ian McKellen isn’t all that odd. They’re both thespians around the same age and seem to exhibit very similar personality traits. They share a bromance so strong – it looks like they’ve been destined to be together. Nonetheless, before roles in television and film. They both started off their careers on the British stage. McKellen gained worldwide fame from “X-Men” and “Lord of the Rings” and Stewart hit it big with “Star Trek: The Next Generation.”

The story of their ultimate friendship will be told for years to come. They met in the 1970s in the Royal Shakespeare Company. It might come as a surprise but Stewart initially found McKellen as awfully intimidating. The two men, knighted by Queen Elizabeth, bonded over their similar life experiences while filming “X-Men”. They both turned to acting as an escape. McKellen from his struggles as a gay, closeted actor and Stewart from his abusive father.

Here are 10+ reasons why Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellan are BFF goals:

1. Weeping in gratitude!

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2. The greatest gift of life is friendship!

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3. Capturing the essence of friendship.

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4. Patrick’s wedding.

5. All the better!

6. To understand and be understood!

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7. Hello, from the other side.

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8. “It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.”

9. “Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.”

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10. “There is nothing on this earth more to be prized than true friendship.”

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