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Blake Lively on Taking a Break from Acting: Having a Personal Life Has Been Nice

Blake Lively on Taking a Break from Acting: Having a Personal Life Has Been Nice

Blake Lively gets an extreme close up for this Elle magazine’s April 2014 feature.

Here’s what the 26-year-old actress had to share with the mag:

On taking a hiatus from acting after Gossip Girl: “Having a personal life has been really nice. I’d been on Gossip Girl 10 months a year for six years, shooting 15-hour days, so I hadn’t had time to just be since I graduated from high school. It’s been nice to kind of settle into my own skin and work on things I really love.”

On her personal style: “The older I get, I guess I wear less sparkles. And I know that someday my knees are going to look like elephant knees. But for now, my hemlines are still pretty high.”

For more from Blake, visit Elle.com.

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  • Ha

    Boring horseface

  • Random

    Can’t stand when actors complain abou their job….if you think acting is ‘oh so hard’ and bla bla bla, go working in a mine.

  • Tatjana

    Bad nose job.

  • Chace

    Lovely

  • Annonymous

    She reminds me of Elaine Irwin

  • http://jegede@un.org NY Daily News
  • uh

    she has nothing to complain about except the fact that she is hideous up close

  • Q.

    She looks so older than 26!

  • lol

    love her eyes

  • maisy RL

    it would be great if she stopped trying so hard to be an actress and pursue what she excels at: being a model. she looks gorgeous in pictures. (when they don’t overdue her makeup).

  • Tyla

    I don’t think Blake is complaining here. She just sounds like a normal woman! These are very down to earth answers.

  • kelli

    she would make an excellent stylist or model, given her height and figure and sense of fashion, but as an actress she’s pretty bad.

  • @Tyla

    Please, she’s been repeating the same stuff for years, even before she was done with gossip girl!

  • lol

    @Tyla: Agree she sounds normal & anodyne to me.

  • Tyra

    She should stick to modeling

  • just

    Having a personal life is great but your career comes first. Blake waited too long to get back in the acting. You can’t wait that long to have a career. She let ryan make her marry him when she should have waited until her career took off.

  • Plant Based

    Someone asks you about not working for a few years, so waddya going to say? She’s not complaining; she’s just trying to spin it in a positive manner.

  • http://www.laparentheseenchantee.fr/2014/03/les-comptoirs-de-magellan-made-in.html Isa

    Beautiful !

  • olive

    She’s been irrelevant since the end of the show (just like the other actors) so…..ok.

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