Top Stories

Shailene Woodley: Jennifer Lawrence Convinced Me to Do 'Divergent'

Shailene Woodley: Jennifer Lawrence Convinced Me to Do 'Divergent'

Shailene Woodley luxuriously lounges on the cover of The Hollywood Reporter‘s latest issue.

Here’s what the 22-year-old Divergent star had to share with the mag:

On Jennifer Lawrence convincing her of the merits of franchise films: “[I talked with Jennifer. She] said: ‘You must do it. You will not regret it for a second. Yes, there are some hard things, but there are so many beautiful things that will come from an opportunity like this.’”

On not wearing diamonds: “It’s my way of just recognizing spirit [her Navajo pendent] — as hippie as that may sound — in an industry where sometimes materialism is the main focus, it’s kind of my way of grounding and remembering what’s important to me.”

On dressing for red carpets: “I realized this garment is going to be used over and over and over again. If I was to show up wearing my five-toe shoes, my Melodia organic leggings and some hippie top, no one is going to take me seriously, and I probably would not be doing this interview right now for The Hollywood Reporter. When I go on a red carpet, I’m Shailene, but I’m also Shailene representing a movie. I’m there for my boss, for my employer, so part of that comes with wearing the uniform.”

For more from Shailene, visit HollywoodReporter.com.

Like Just Jared on Facebook
shailene woodley covers thr 01
shailene woodley covers thr 02
shailene woodley covers thr 03
shailene woodley covers thr 04
shailene woodley covers thr 05

JJ Links Around The Web

Getty
  • Sarah Jessica Parker wears a sexy swimsuit at 50 - US Weekly
  • Kevin Gates kicks fan in chest at his concert - TMZ
  • Stars pay tribute to Michael Jackson on his bday - Gossip Cop
  • Victoria Justice lands a major deal with Fox - Just Jared Jr
  • North West is the cutest kid at the beach - Radar
  • Mariah Carey shares cute pics with her kids - Huffington Post
  • Lucy Liu is a mom now - Lainey Gossip
  • Twitter is not happy with actor James Woods - The Hollywood Reporter
A Member of Townsquare Entertainment News | Advertise here