Hollywood actor Jeremy Renner, known for his dynamic roles in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, recently opened up about his profound brush with death and his changed perspective on life during an appearance on "This Life of Mine With James Corden." This candid revelation comes a year following his harrowing snow plow accident, which left him with severe injuries.
Renner, who faced a life-threatening situation, shared his insights on the transient nature of life. "I was never afraid of death prior," he confessed to Corden. His experience has not only alleviated this fear but also brought about a newfound excitement for life's journey.
"Now, I'm really not afraid of it. Now, I'm double downing. Now, I'm kind of excited for it," Renner expressed with a reflective tone.
Renner's Philosophical Outlook
Delving deeper into his philosophy, the esteemed actor remarked on the insignificance of earthly conflicts and emotions compared to the vastness of existence.
"This rock that we're spinning on, this body, this language we're speaking, all these feelings, emotions, and conflict, it's all... It's meaningless in the scheme of things," Renner contemplated. The accident, which occurred in Nevada, was a near-fatal experience for Renner.
He suffered extensive injuries, including eight broken ribs, a broken right knee, ankle, left leg, tibia, left ankle, right shoulder, a collapsed lung, punctured liver, broken jaw, and eye issues. Despite the severity of his injuries, Renner's outlook on the ordeal is remarkably positive.
Reflecting on his near-death experience, Renner shared his perception of fading consciousness, describing it as a peaceful transition devoid of time, space, or color. "You kind of fade. I don't know if it's fading into consciousness or just fading out of like heart stoppage," he said.
The "Wild River" actor emphasized the serene and uplifting nature of the experience, "All life was grand. All life just got better. It's an energetic thing. There's no time, place, or space, or color. It's just a known peace," he concluded.