Shailene had a lot to discuss in the interview accompanying her cover shoot – including her thoughts on growing up in Hollywood, the way teenagers are depicted in film, and social media (spoiler: she isn’t a huge fan).
On being single: “I just haven’t met anyone where I was like, ‘Wow I could definitely see myself spending a season of my life with you.’ I don’t even know if humans are genetically made to be with one person forever.”
On teenagers at the forefront of entertainment culture: “I think there’s this big rise right now in giving teenagers the worth they have. For so long they were – and still are – depicted in movies and TV shows as codependent whiners or rich, beautiful, diamond-clad daughters or dumb cheerleader types. But teenagers are so smart. I was probably smarter as a 16-year-old than I am today. There is a zest for life that you have at that age that is so beautiful.”
Read the entire article here, and be sure to pick up the issue on newsstands March 25!
Photo credit: Marie Claire/Jan Welters.