Lily Collins needs she nonetheless had an English accent.
The 31-year-old actress was born in Surrey however moved to Los Angeles along with her mom Jill Tavelman when she was 5 years previous after her mother and father break up, and he or she recalled intentionally altering the way in which she spoke as a way to slot in along with her classmates after they mocked her pronunciation.
Lily – whose father is musician Phil Collins – stated: “I used to be the brand new woman with a really candy, robust however particular British accent. I used to be making an attempt to say the names of my classmates however I simply pronounced vowels in a really completely different approach and so I received made enjoyable of.
“I shortly realized I wished to slot in. Now, years later, you are going, ‘Oh God, I want I nonetheless had that accent.’ “
Lily can at the moment be seen portraying the titular advertising and marketing govt in Netflix sequence ‘Emily in Paris’ and he or she admitted filming the present within the French capital was a dream come true.
Talking to HELLO! journal, she stated: “I might by no means been in a position to spend greater than possibly every week in Paris earlier than, so to stay and breathe there was wonderful.
“We shot in areas that I grew up studying about in historical past books, visiting as a vacationer, or simply dreaming about.
“To take a look at the Louvre from our set with our trailers proper subsequent to it or to movie on the Paris Opera Home was such a surreal second.”
The brunette magnificence – who lately received engaged to boyfriend Charlie McDowell – hopes the present can supply some heat and happiness to folks at such a time of uncertainty amidst the coronavirus pandemic.
She added: “We did not know the present was going to return out at a time like this however I am glad it has. We may all use a little bit extra smiles and laughter.
“To be a part of a undertaking that does that and feels optimistic is wonderful.”