Taylor Lautner interview from Seventeen
Get to Know Taylor Lautner New Moon star Taylor Lautner tells us about his first kiss, his worst habit, and why he still gets shy around girls.
How old were you when you had your first kiss?
„It was sometime in junior high. I don’t remember what year, but it was definitely in junior high. I think it was just with a random girl from school. I mean, it’s not like I walked up to her and was like ‘You’re just a random girl and I’m going to kiss you,’ but just a girl from school, and we had a little thing in junior high.“
What’s the girl fashion trend that confuses the heck out of you?
„I have one that sometimes I don’t understand and sometimes I think is really cute: leg warmers. Sometimes it looks really awkward, like Why are you wearing those? and sometimes it’s like, that’s pretty cute. Maybe it’s the girl or has something to do with wearing them on a sunny day. Like when it’s California weather and it’s 90 degrees, you don’t need to be wearing them. Maybe that’s the answer: The fashion trend I don’t understand — leg warmers when it’s 90 degrees out!“
What’s the chick flick you secretly love?
„It’s definitely girly: The Notebook. And A Walk to Remember.“
What’s your TV guilty pleasure?
„One thing I watch off the hook because it’s on every single night up here [in Vancouver] and I usually can’t find it in the States that much is Dog: The Bounty Hunter.“
Who would play you in the movie version of your life?
„Everybody else always says Johnny Depp, but I wouldn’t mind Brad Pitt or Matt Damon. When people ask me whose career I’d want to have, I say Matt Damon. I love the Bourne series.“
If you could trade places with anyone in the world for one day, who would it be?
Brian Austin Green, because he gets to date Megan Fox!
Who in your family are you closest to?
„My sister because she looks up to me, but I also look up to her in a way. She’s younger, she’s only 10, so I’m probably going to be one of those brothers who are watching her with boys, which she’s probably not going to like too much.“
What’s your favorite Web site?
„I’m not on the computer that much, but I used to go to this Web site called addictinggames.com. It has the coolest games and a lot of variety, so whenever I was bored, I would just go on that.“
What’s your worst habit?
„I bounce my knees, but I do not have restless leg syndrome. I did an interview, I don’t even know who it was with, and they said I told them I have restless leg syndrome and it distracts me from my work. I do not have any syndrome. I actually have many friends [like me] who just bounce their knees.“
Being that you have tons of screaming fans, is it easy for you to talk to girls?
„[Laughs] Oh, I definitely wouldn’t say I overcame that. I guess it just depends on the girl. Sometimes I’ll feel free to completely open up, and I wish I could do that more often because that’s what I look for in a girl. Someone that can open up and be herself, but no, I definitely haven’t overcome it completely.“
What’s the last song you listened to on your iPod?
„It was actually a techno song. I listen to them to get pumped up on set.“
What’s the last thing you bought?
„Last night’s steak [dinner].“
What did you dream about last night?
„I don’t remember. I never remember my dreams.“
How much money is in your wallet right now?
„I don’t have a wallet with me.“
What’s a relationship deal breaker for you?
„If a girl doesn’t know how to smile or laugh or if they try to play cool all the time. Playing hard to get is not the way to win me over. I’m definitely more for the girl who can smile and laugh all the time and just have a good time!“
Do you play any instruments?
„I’ve always kind of had an interest in the drums but nothing else. The drums are the only thing I feel I would be good at, because I’m a very physical person. I’ve always played sports and stuff. Drums would give me something to do.“
Fill in the blank: When I look back at 17, I’ll remember…
„Being on the set filming New Moon or Eclipse, because both of them occur while I’m 17. And New Moon has definitely been a blast so far, with the whole cast and crew. That’s definitely going to be it.“