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Hayden Panettiere: I Won't Screw Up

Hayden Panettiere: I Won't Screw Up

Hayden Panettiere tells the April 2008 issue of Cosmopolitan that she won’t succumb to peer pressure and fall prey to drugs and alcohol.

“I think that people look at me as just another one of those girls who’s going to screw up, like ‘She’s going to get into drugs, and she’s going to get into the parties,’ ” the 18-year-old Heroes hottie says. “I have the occasional glass of champagne when I’m celebrating something, but generally, I don’t drink. I’m a pizza-and-a-movie girl.”

On accepting her body type: “I don’t have a model’s body. But I’m not one of those crazy girls who thinks that they’re fat. I’m okay with what I have. I can rock this body, you know?”

On staying quiet about her boyfriend, Heroes costar Milo Ventimiglia: “I need somebody who is very secure. In this business, I’m constantly standing next to gorgeous people. My job is to make out with [attractive] men. Like, hello, who wouldn’t be completely threatened by that? But at the end of the day, you have to realize that it’s just a job.”

Milo‘s secure, right??

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  • Rayt

    Why does she do such sexy shoots all the time. I dont like it.

  • hello

    i like her

  • ashlee

    first.. i love hayden

  • happy

    Shesounds well grounded, and that is good. We dont need any more Lindsays or Britneys

  • shaun

    she’s a champion for animals. i like that. it seems like she has her head on straight so far.

  • Louise

    I hate when young stars say they won’t do drugs, have sex, get in trouble, ect because within a year they’re doing one or all of the above.

  • Mike

    Britney once said she’d wait until marriage to give up her virginity. So……

  • http://eww not really

    only 14-16 yr olds read Cosmo.

  • Orange Clockwork

    She’s an idiot.

  • Giselle

    Be humble little one because life is full of surprises and no one knows their fate.

    Eva Mendes said the same thing on her People interview a year ago and she is Miss Rehab now too.

  • akagirl

    There’s always lots of unnecessary hate for Hayden and people always overreact to her interviews in magazines.

  • go sox

    I don’t mind her, but she is way too over-exposed at this point. We DON’T need to see her everywhere. It’ll get to the point where we hate her cause we’re sick of seeing her. Tone it down, Hayden. Less is more.

  • Suzy q

    Giselle’s right…Hayden sounds like the young girl who thinks she’s a grown-up but really has no clue what life and adulthood have in store for her. She should just lay low for a while and try to build her resume as an actress and go to college to grow as a person. And date boys her own age. Just ICK to her and Milo!

  • t

    I like Hayden and she is doing good and using her fame for causes she believes in. So unless she ever does start to get into drugs and all that stuff then there’s no need to hate on her.

  • celebrityfanchat rap

    I agree with #12. She’s over exposed and im getting sick of her.

  • Ashleeey

    You can say, that she’s and idiot and all these crab, but at least nodoby cares of you ;/ Even Hayden and her real funs, so… maybe don’t hurt yourself anymore, hah?

  • ☆ Paradise ☆

    By the way She looks really cute in photos :-)

    ¦== ===¦

  • leyla


  • julie Le

    i dont like her.

    the end.

  • dedaas

    she’s fat for hollywood standard.

  • kat

    why is she on all these covers?? what is she promoting right now anyway

  • a realist

    I like her. She seems like such a sweet, genuine girl.

  • Dirty Denise

    She’s a good girl. A girl who is active in social causes. I like her.

  • shannon

    i like her dress!

  • tia

    yes she will, just wait and see

  • audrina

    i like her comments about her body image… that’s a good message to promote to all the self-conscious girls who read cosmo.

  • emma

    um, isn’t this the same girl that was partying with paris in her pre-heroes days? i recall seeing a picture of her, when she was about 15 or 16 smoking at a club, while paris was pole dancing int he background.

  • Trustivia

    I hope she knows that her “boyfriend” sais he is single and isn’t dating anyone.

  • Ann

    I remember that emma. Hayden is not so sweet and clean. Why do people think she is with an old 30 year old man. She is a idiot for wasting her youth on that man. When he is done with her he will dump her for another chick.

  • EVA

    I AGREE WITH #27

    she’s just manupulating the media..she wants to be the “good girl” but we’re not dumb


    NO NO hayden you’re not so good I don’t care if she’s on drugs or if she sleeping with everybody the only thing I don’t like is that she’s pretend to be “the perfect girl”

  • curious

    #28 – He said he was single because both are aware that their relationship creeps people out thats why they wont talk about each other even though she talked about stephen all the time. I feel like the whole “dont talk about our relationship” thing is his idea not hers since she clearly likes to talk about all things related to her

  • http://MillonaireRomance Mike

    She is so sexy and pretty.I just saw she is always dating in millonaire dating site”W e a l t h y L o v i n g.c o m”.Is really fall in bad cancer?Is she really has a baby with him?

  • Cindy

    she’s a little girl trying to be all grown up.

    Its so transparent, and why Milo is being such an enabler is beyond me.

  • legs

    i bet 5 years from now she’ll screw up.

  • julie

    don’t worry “legs” she’ll screw up

  • jess

    Love Hayden she is very pretty and well–spoken she’s changed since last year I just see her on magazines covers she used to appear alot on paparazzi pics but now she keeps more quiet. Love Hayden!

  • Donkey Punch

    She has chunky body yet absolutely no boobs. Reminds me of Kelly Clarkson.

    You can tell that when she gets older she is gonna be over 200 pounds. You can see it in her chubby arms above the elbow.

  • t

    She has never said she was perfect so I don’t see why some people act like she is and hold her to higher standards just because she is a celebrity. She obviously moved on from partying and never took it way too far like Britney, Paris or Lindsay have. And some comments here over exaggerate with just another couple in Hollywood that doesn’t talk about their relationship and keeps private. Seriously stop making up your own versions of other peoples lives.

  • observer

    didnt lohan only have champagne to “celebrate” as well?

  • wow

    i agree with # 27, 29 and 30.

    i remember seeing her with paris partying it up and hanging like bffs. i just hope this words don’t comeback to haunt her in the near future. how come she’s always putting britney and lindsay down on the interviews she does, taking shots at them indirectly. but she never talks about paris in the magazines, i wonder why? i think hayden needs to think about a word, karma (:

  • Jenny Joe

    Anytime a celebrity says on the record that they will never do this or that, they end up doing it. So Hayden, you just dug your own grave, congrats.

    And I don’t care how great a couple Halo are, it’s downright creepy.

  • Sarah

    #40 She didn’t even mention Lindsay or Britney, I think they just mean younger people in general. What she has said about Britney is that she is rooting for her because she thinks the media built her up and just ripped her down, put every aspect of her life under a microscope and probably made 90% of the stuff up along the way. On Lindsay she has said she was at the same place with Lindsay for New Years and when it was midnight Lindsay took just one sip of champagne and that was it but the media over exaggerated and really tried to make it something bigger than it was.

  • Rachel

    love her dress. does jared or anyone know who its made by?

  • wow

    #42. i know she didn’t mention britney or lindsay, in this article. what i ment to say is that she sometimes takes a shot at what they used to do(ie. partying, getting out of control) indireclty and makes it seem like “oh, i will never end up like them” saying it in a mean-spirited way. but she never talks about when paris went to jail and stuff, and says that it will never happen to her. its my opinion. and i agree with you, the media built them up just to see how much they could take.

  • eddie jones

    i think the majority of the people say hayden who? she’s good lookin, that’s all she has going for her, that’s all she does is use her looks. does anyone really care about what she thinks? :)

  • x

    Hayden is beautiful, I’m so glad she’s not giving in to all the hollywood pressure to be stick-thin! I don’t think she’ll screw up – she’s not like Britney etc. Was Britney ever into caring for the environment? I don’t think so!! Love you, Hayden!

  • Rae

    She is definitely overexposed and her comments are going to come back to bite her someday, even if it’s not something as extreme as rehab. I don’t know why she’s putting her self on a miss perfect pedestal like that. There are other ways to get her point across.

  • Ashleeey

    She knows, what she does and says… but, of course you all know better then she ;/

  • lee

    She’s short, moonface, ugly…I hate so much.

  • becky

    ^ ugly…your freakin kidding me.

    and to the ppl who say she’s pretending to the perfect girl
    how do you even now that…do you know her personally.?
    by her comments of her body image she knows she’s not perfect.
    i can see why ppl are always mean…she’s so gorgeous.