The 22-year-old actress opened up to the glossy about relationships, health, and how she got her confidence back. Check it:
On living for herself: “I’m done living for other people. I’m done being a people pleaser. I’m done thinking about what people think about me.”
On her body: “I’m in a place where I feel healthier than I’ve ever been, and my body is exactly where it wants to be. I feel like I’m a woman. My boobs shrank. No one tells you that when you lose weight. No bra, no problem.”
On self-confidence: “I realize I was good at being outwardly positive because that’s how I am by nature. But internally? I was so mean to myself. Realizing I need to make a shift was a big moment for me. F—k you, insecurity. F—k you, lack of confidence!”
On her generation: “People say my generation is irresponsible. I think we’re on top of things actually. Maybe I feel this way because I surround myself with like-minded people. Doing the right thing always makes you feel good. And it’s contagious.”
On dating: “I have zero expectations and zero rules. I’m open. I can’t see it being another actor, except that they understand this lifestyle. Hey I could fall in love with an Aussie and move to Australia. Who knows!”
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