Cruz is featured on the cover of Esquire magazine and is named The Sexiest Woman Alive in this years issue. When asked in an interview inside the issue about her trouble youth Cruz replies.
I’ve played a lot of tricks on myself. I’ve made it hard for me sometimes, especially in my teens and twenties. I had an attraction to drama. Most of us have that, especially if you are an artist you feel like you are tempted to explore the darkness. I could not be less interested now. For me, the most attractive, charming, cool, fun, interesting thing how could I call it? A plan.