Speaking during an appearance on Friday night's The Graham Norton Show, the star, 25, admitted the advice didn't work out, as one date in New York ended their relationship after he pointed himself out on a Star Wars billboard.
The accomplished thespian, who will appear in the next Star Wars installment, The Last Jedi, laughed as he recounted stories with the Pirates of the Caribbean star.
He is the Peckham-born star who shot to fame in Star Wars: The Force Awakens back in 2015.
And John Boyega has revealed fellow British actor Orlando Bloom, 40, imparted a few wise dating tips on him; namely advising he should 'secure the love of his life' before super-stardom hit.
"My boyfriend lives in Malibu, and getting used to that [drive] was like, ‘Are you kidding me? '" she quipped to the outlet on Monday, September 5. But it's really like, it's so far, nobody [who lives in town] is going to come see you." Despite the pop star’s wish for a shorter commute, she told WWD that she and Bloom have found a balance when it comes to making time to see each other.
Actually my boyfriend didn't even believe me and I was like, ‘I'm going to drive you by my house' and you can Google Earth it.”Bloom and Perry have been dating since hitting it off at the Golden Globe Awards this past January.Speaking for the first time on the incident that broke the Internet, the "I've had lots of therapy about that moment. it was one of those things where I was like, ‘Oh nah.' He was just trying to show off for the people back at the shore …It was so funny because I was kind of explaining Twitter to him and social media because he had taken a bit of a break on all that stuff.The split comes after a year-long romance, during which the couple dressed up as Santa and Mrs.Claus to visit a children’s hospital, attended Burning Man, celebrated each other’s birthdays with memorable bashes and dressed up as Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump for Halloween.
He made his professional stage debut in West End's In Celebration at the Duke of York's Theatre in London in 2007 and starred in a Broadway adaption of Romeo and Juliet in 2013.