ByRory O'Connor, writer at
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Rory O'Connor

At 17 years old, Chloe Grace Moretz has already been around the block a few times. At 15 she was dropping C-bombs in Kick Ass and a year later found herself starring in an Oscar nominated film from Martin Scorsese. Olivier Assayas' Clouds of Sils Maria gave her a first taste of Cannes' hallowed red carpet last month and up until now none of it seemed to be going to her head...

I think there’s something so much more innovative about French cinema than American cinema, because it’s new and it’s alive and there’s something that is very raw about it that we can’t quite capture, I think, in America yet,

Said the young actress, promptly biting the hand that was feeding. Moretz has been in the public eye for years and it already seems to be wearing her out.

They’ll be like, You have to give me a photo. I buy a ticket to your movie. I, in a sense, own you. If I don’t buy a ticket to your movie, you’re done — so you have to take a photo with me. There’s a lot of entitlement, especially nowadays, in Hollywood, because they think they know everything about you.

She went on...

There’s no vaseline on the lens anymore. We want the sharpest image, to see all your pimples! We want to see that you’re a messed-up human. We want to see you cheat and lie. And it’s kind of depressing because, instead of being actors, we’re now just entities, which isn’t our job.

...And on...

My generation, the Elle Fannings and me, all the girls that are working so hard in this business, that’s who these young kids are interested in. They want to see the go-getters. This is a generation that is not out for any BS.

Before rounding up with a good old...

So far I'm really happy. I could not ask for more as an actress.

Good for her.

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Catch Chloe Grace Moretz in [Clouds of Sils Maria](movie:902082) later this year.

(Via. Buzzfeed)


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