Forget KStew, for some fans of the Twilight series, Ashley Greene is where it’s at!
With her new movie, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2, set to hit theaters on November 16th, fans will finally find out how the entire story concludes. And Ashley is gearing up for the inevitable fanfare by being featured on the cover of Marie Claire’s November issue.
The 25-year-old actress looked amazing for the Tesh-shot cover and accompanying photo shoot. While being interviewed for the fashion mag, Ashley touched on topics ranging from how she balances work and play, to how Twilight catapulted her career.
Check out some of the standout pieces from the interview!
On being on the celebrity fast track:
“It was a hard adjustment going from zero to 100 in a day. But it was also hard to talk to [friends], because you don’t want to be a jerk. After the movie [Twilight] came out, some people said, ‘You changed.’ And I said, ‘I haven’t changed, dude. Your opinion of me has changed because I’m working on this film.’ Trust me, my parents would let me know.
On the challenge of focusing on both career and personal life:
“I’m always here and there – everyone in my industry is – and that’s why a lot of relationships are fleeting. I’ve gotten very good at detaching whenever I have to go away for three months, which I realize is hard on friends and kind of selfish. You go on a couple of dates, and then someone ships off to do a movie. It’s not like you’re going to fly out and see them, because it’s not serious enough for that.”
On traveling first-class for Twilight and being a working actress:
“Twilight has ruined me. When this is all over, flying internationally is going to be very hard for me. It is just not worth it to buy a first-class ticket, because of the cost. I’m lucky because my dad taught me to be frugal and save. And that’s important because I want to know that I don’t have to take an acting job for two or three years if I don’t want to and that I’ll still be able to make my house and car payments and buy food for my dogs.”
You can check out all the pictures from Ashley Greene’s Marie Claire spread in the gallery above, but if you’d like to see a little bit of the behind the scenes action, then check out the video below.