Anne Hathaway: I am Not a Prude
Anne Hathaway graces the August 2007 pages of Marie Claire magazine.
On proudly proclaiming she’s not a prude: “I love Peaches. When people are all, ‘Do you think you have a squeaky-clean image?’ I’m like, ‘Could a squeaky-clean girl know all the lyrics to ‘Teaches of Peaches’? I mean, my favorite song is called ‘F*** the Pain Away.’”
On being comfortable naked in front of the camera: “I don’t actively search for [movies] that I can get naked in. It’s not the most fun requirement of the job, but nor is it something that I would ever not do a job of because of. It is what it is. Some people choose not to do it on moral grounds; I think that’s a shoddy argument. I turned down another movie because it was going to show a vagina–not mine, but somebody else’s. And I Didn’t believe that was actually necessary to the story.”
On knowing where she stands: “I’m not a walking one-woman drama show. I’m pretty bad entertainment–I’m not particularly well dressed, and I haven’t graduated from college. I think you should like Natalie Portman a lot more.”
On filming Brokeback Mountain with director Ang Lee: “I had such a cool experience. I Was like, Hells to the yeah. If this is possible once, it is worth striving for the rest of my life–to be part of something that is so beautiful and smart, that is the best this medium can be.”
On magically turning into an awesome actress by age 30: “A lot of actresses start kicking ass between 27 and 30 — Kate Winslet, Rachel Weisz, Cate Blanchett. I’m curious what’ll happen when I turn 29–if all of a sudden I’ll access this hidden power that I have. Wouldn’t it be cool if that happened?”
On bursting into tears the firs time watching Brokeback Mountain: “I didn’t stop [crying] for an hour. And Kirsten Dunst, who was going out with Jake, was like two rows behind me, and [Jake's sister] Maggie Gyllenhaal was right behind me, and we were all crying so hard; my boyfriend offered Maggie his handkerchief, and she was sharing it with Kirsten. And I’m thinking, That’s my boyfriends–can I have my Kleenex that you b*****es are using?”