Orlando Bloom says it's all good between him and ex-girlfriend Katy Perry.
The 40-year-old British actor opens up about their breakup
in ELLE UK
's May issue, and says the two are still very much amicable.
"We're friends, it's good," Bloom says. "We're all grown-up. She happens to be someone who is very visible, but I don’t think anybody cares about what I'm up to. Nor should they. It's between us. It's better to set an example for kids and show that [breakups] don't have to be about hate."
The Lord of the Rings
star also explains those infamous paparazzi pictures of him and Perry last August, when he was snapped fully nude
while paddleboarding in Italy. Clearly, Bloom -- and his pals
-- still have a good sense of humor about them.
"Yes, it was extremely surprising, I wouldn't have put myself in that position if I'd thought it would happen," he shares. "I've been photographed a million times in a million different ways. I have a good radar. We'd been completely alone for five days. Nothing around us. There was no way anyone could get anything. So I had a moment of feeling free... What can I tell you? Note to self: you're never free. Ha!"
Bloom says he doesn't want to be consumed by his phone or what's written about him on the internet -- especially when it comes to his 6-year-old son, Flynn, whom he shares with his ex-wife, supermodel Miranda Kerr.
"I'm not a millennial. They live their lives through their phones," he explains. "What happens to my son? How is he going to have a real relationship if it's all happening on his phone? Disconnecting is massively important."
"With Miranda, there was a sense that I don't want my son to go back through the internet where people made up lies," he adds. "Miranda and I have a remarkable relationship. We co-parent really well."
Read Bloom's full interview in the May issue of ELLE UK, on sale Thursday.
"HOW BOUT A NEW WAY OF THINKING FOR 2017?!" she tweeted. "U can still b friends & love ur former partners! No one's a victim or a villain, get a life y'all!"