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Kate Bosworth: I Started Acting Too Young & 'White-Knuckled' It

Kate Bosworth: I Started Acting Too Young & 'White-Knuckled' It

Kate Bosworth looks gorgeous in her black and white photo feature for Net-a-Porter’s The Edit magazine.

Here’s what the 32-year-old actress had to share with the mag:

On falling in love with Michael Polish: “I found love with him as a director first [on the set of Big Sur in 2011]. It started to twist from, ‘I want to work with him all the time’ to ‘I want to be with him all the time’. And I remember thinking that wasn’t normal, and that maybe this wasn’t just an artistic connection.”

On advice to young actresses: “If I could impart advice, it would be to find mentors – as many as possible. I started too young and I had to white-knuckle it a little bit. I kept things too bottled up. I just put my head down and fought through it, and I wish I had sought more guidance.”

On seeking advice from her friend, Helena Christensen: “I hadn’t seen Helena in a while, and I just said to her, ‘God I am struggling… I’m feeling quite lost.’ To which she replied, ‘You should have called me! I have been through that so many times.’ And that was when the penny finally dropped. I thought, ‘OK, I need to share my life, particularly with more women, and feel comfortable about being vulnerable.’”

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  • pixie

    word of advice to Kate, when u mess around with a married man of a friend of yours, your mutual friends Will ostrasize u lol……

  • SkinnyFat

    she is so boring and barely an actress. plus she needs a sammich.

  • christopher

    or five

  • lshelton22

    Did she really just name-drop Helena Christensen? RME. Get a life, Kate.

  • Solange L’Engle

    Gorgeous photo shoot and interesting interview. I’m sure it’s tough to process the world of Hollywood plus the immediate attention of a high profile relationship (which KB did not mention in the interview) at such a young age. Any age for that matter!
    I think she’s a wonderful actress and I know what I’m talking about since I’ve seen almost all her films.

  • Penny Dreadful

    Kate, you don’t need a mentor. You need to eat. A lot. And healthily.

  • Penny Dreadful

    It’s true — she is SO dreadfully boring. Never has anything interesting or analytical or thoughtful to say ever. And never witty. Just not a charming person at all.

  • Guest

    I don’t mind her either. I don’t thinks she’s as vapid as everyone makes out but her talk about her husband – and her husband himself – are snorefests. He has no career so she tries to give him coverage. But, yes, she does need a big feed. Do a trip to Italy and bring on the pasta, Kate!

  • anahita

    This isn’t a bad interview, I think for her she’s trying to show that she’s grown up and is trying to share that she’s had tough years and came through them.

    And yet, it’s still another interview in which she’s still talking about how they met and fell in love. That happened four years ago, Kate. At this point shouldn’t you have another interview subject?

    She’s really pushing the creative partnership thing:

    The romantic feeling was reciprocated (the couple married in 2013), but the artist-muse connection is strong, too: Polish has cast her in three movies in the five years since they met. “I think most actors do their best work when they find the right director,” says Bosworth, “whether it’s Scorsese and De Niro, or Penélope [Cruz] and [Pedro] Almodóvar, they find their person. It is a shorthand, and a very special relationship.”

    But their collective ambitions are bigger than the niche of conceptual art-house cinema. “I know Michael is ready to make bigger movies, [but] he wouldn’t change his style,” says Bosworth. “It’s like Chris Nolan going from Memento to Interstellar. For every artist, [they] get an idea and [they] really want to push it.”

    Really? Are you really comparing yourself to Scorsese/De Niro or Cruz/Almodovar? And MP to Nolan?

  • Victoria Elizabeth

    Beautiful photo shoot but I love the way she continues to confirm she cheated on Alex Skarsgard. The only director she works with nowadays is her husband .Could be he is the only one willing to hire her since her acting is bland. Her husband isn’t that great of a director either. He didn’t have much of a resume in films he’s directed and the only one I watched from his small resume was Big Sur and it put me to sleep.

  • Bombshell Betty

    kate has given the same interview for 4 years now. she’s a total snorefest.
    no one cared about her instant attraction then or now
    it shows how boring she and he are that she has said nothing new in 4 years