Nina Dobrev is on the cover of the October 2012 issue of Seventeen Magazine, promoting her new film ‘Perks of Being a Wallflower’, which is in limited release right now.
She talks about her love for Harry Potter, her character in ‘Perks’, as well as the pressures of dealing with attention and fame.
She says she’s a kid at heart, saying, “I want to go to Harry Potter Land! I actually should text Emma Watson to see if she can hook us up with a backstage pass or something. That’s the perk of doing a movie with Emma called The Perks Of Being A Wallflower.”
She also adds that her character in ‘Perks’ is nothing like in her in real life, and that the character in the movie is in an abusive relationship. “It's a really heavy topic, and I hope my character gives girls some perspective. I think more than anything, girls allow abuse to happen because they’re embarrassed it happened and that they allowed it to happen. They know it's not right. There's no excuse for it. That’s why it’s so important to show girls that they can admit that it's not their fault.”
She also talks about the pressures of fame, saying, “I try not to read best-dressed lists or anything like that. For every good thing, there will often be a not-so-nice thing people would say. My mom sends me lots of messages like, 'You’re standing next to Kate Winslet! Oh my god, I love Kate Winslet!'”