Personal Quotes

On Her Family & Growing up

  • “He’s so funny and so supportive. We always talk on the phone; we watch movies; we have inside jokes. I love hanging out with him in New York. We both love the theatre, so we’ll often go to a show.”
    On her father

  • “I was actually the one who decided to move to LA. Mom and I were driving on Sunset Boulevard during one of our trips back to see her family, and I said, ‘Can we just stay?’ So we did.”
    On moving to LA at the age of 6

  • “My older siblings and I all work in ‘the industry’. So obviously we have hectic schedules, but we make it work.”
    on her siblings

  • “At first, I didn’t hang out with celebrity kids. That wasn’t the way I was brought up. I went to a run-of-the-mill Catholic primary school when we first moved to L.A. But then I went to a high school where there were lots of ‘industry’ children. Those weren’t my best friends and I’ve never set out to make myself a part of that scene.”
    On fellow celebrity kids
  • “It’s more fulfilling knowing I earned my place in Young Hollywood, through my acting and modelling, and that I’m not just there by association. I think, because of Dad, I’ve grown up knowing what to be careful of and what to look out for ? not to get too caught up in superficial things or to be with people who want to befriend me for the wrong reasons.”
    On her dads fame
  • “I think I’ve been brought up very well by both my parents. I am very cautious and I think I’m now fit for the world I’m in,? she says. They’re very much behind my modelling and very supportive.”
    On what her parents think about her modeling.

  • “My mother used to take me to flea markets in my stroller. You’ve got to dig through the overstuffed racks that everyone else just walks by. It’s the only way to find the cool stuff.”

On acting, modeling & Journalism

  • “Modelling is not my passion or my number one goal. It’s just something I’m doing on the side now for fun and for some extra money. My parents are okay with it because they know I’m not giving myself over to the industry.”
  • What I really love is journalism. I started writing a column for Elle Girl in the UK when I was 15. It was called LA Confidential partly a diary of my life, and partly things to do in LA. All these little girls would write to me, and I realised I could connect to people.”
  • “I’m drawn to roles that have real substance, that aren’t just the victim or the teenage girl or the girlfriend”

On Music, Films & Art

  • “I do like the Genesis music, but it’s probably not something I would just turn on and chill out to. Some of it’s on my iPod, and I’ll listen occasionally, but I just didn’t grow up with it. It was before my time.”
    – On Genesis Music

On Other Celebrities

  • “Kristen Stewart is the other Snow White and I really admire her as an actress. She’s so fun and so sweet and we’re both very different. We’ve both very, very different and I think we’re going to have two totally different takes on it.”
    – On Kristen Stewart
  • I loved Jennifer Lawrence’s performance in Winter’s Bone.” Refreshingly, for an actress at the beginning of her career, she’s not overly worried about her future.
    – On Jennifer Lawrence