Lily Collins: 'I Don't Reach For Fame'

Lily Collins: 'I Don't Reach For Fame'

Lily Collins finds the sunset on a beach in this new shot from the March 2012 issue of Nylon magazine.

The 22-year-old actress opened up about fashion heroes, making movies in her head and not really going after the ‘fame.’ Check it:

On playing Snow White: “Growing up in the English countryside, I would go out into the fields and create my own stories, and I would run around as if I was in a movie. That’s why for me, playing Snow White was a crazy dream come true, because I’ve always been someone who would read books and then go and make a movie in my head.”

On life after Mirror Mirror: “I have no idea what will happen after Mirror Mirror but I love that I can still do what I want to do on a weekend, like go to the flea market. I don’t ever want that to stop. I won’t want to suddenly have to sacrifice parts of myself, and I don’t feel like I am, knowing that people are going to be more interested in my personal life. I never did go out and party! I never did do the whole drinking, drugs…That wasn’t ever me and is never gonna be me.”

On fame: “I don’t reach for fame; I don’t want to acquire whatever ‘fame’ is. I just want to be able to continue doing what I love to do.”

On her fashion hero: “She’s [former Editor-in-Chief of Vogue Paris, Carine Roitfeld] one of my heroes! She told me never to touch my eyebrows because they are what make me stand out. I love her work. It was so amazing just to talk to her; I’m not sure if you know this about me, but I love fashion. Love it.”

FYI: Lily is wearing a top and dress by H&M, a Louis Vuitton collar, and a ring by Aterlier Minyon on the cover.

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Photos: Hilary Walsh
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  • amanda

    “i don’t reach for fame” it just comes to me…..actors should just say no comment to this question

  • Lisa

    Lily is sooooooooo AWESOME !

  • http://@thesmiths85 crystalcastellanos

    i think she is a really good role model for young girls and yeah thank u for not changing the eyebrows

  • Warren

    Lily is very sexy!

  • good-one

    “I Don’t Reach For Fame” vs. “trademark eyebrows”.

    Holding two conflicting concepts at the same time?

  • Emma

    Lily looks so Beautiful

  • Stan

    LOVE LILY

  • Sara

    i dont reach for fame my behind!

  • Ann

    LIly is very well-grounded, she’s an actress but at the same time she’s also a student at USC. She’s Phil Collins daughter , so she already knows what fame is about. But I love how she’s casual about herself compared to other fame climbers like Lindsay Lohan or the Kardashians.

  • zanessafan

    You keep your thick eyebrows to be unique but you don’t want to reach fame.. Contrasting huh. I just don’t like you. :P

  • eli

    i hate her!!

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