natalie dormer photographed by chris floyd for esquire, october 2013
I came out of my mum’s stomach going, ‘I want to be an actor!’
[…] If I had it my way, I would have just kept it short forever. Of course, men like long hair. There’s no two ways about it. The majority of the boys around me were like, “Why did you do that? That’s such an error.” And I was like, “Well, honestly, I don’t really care what you think!” I’ve never felt so confident as I did with short hair—I felt really good in my own skin.”
Emma Watson said she researched her role by watching “a ton of reality TV” including The Hills and Keeping Up with the Kardashians. She also listened to Britney Spears’s ‘Femme Fatale’ album to get into the mindframe of her character.