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Lily Collins

Marie Claire UK cover

1 Oct, 2014

1409848508_lily-collins-marie-claire-uk-cover-467Collins appears on the cover of the October 2014 issue of Marie Claire UK magazine. She talks about losing out on a Gossip Girl role, Kristen Stewart and Jennifer Lawrence, and not using her last name.

When I first met with agents I was asked, ‘Well, what makes you so special? Everybody in LA is a cousin or a daughter of someone.’ At the beginning, that was the most interesting thing about me. Now I’ve done eight films, it’s an afterthought. I get kids who say, ‘Oh, I love your movie, but my mum loves your dad.’ It’s really nice to be able to share that with him, but it doesn’t define who I am career-wise.