Anne Hathaway On Her Struggles Against Type: 'I Had No Grit, No Sex Appeal!'

Anne Hathaway admits that although the world once thought of her as a sweet former Disney princess, she never felt like that herself.

“For a long time it was me and [my manager] against the world. I was seen as this bizarre-world good-girl cartoon that I in no way identified with – very vanilla, very sweet, very accessible and not interesting,” she told Harper’s Bazaar UK, as excerpted by the Daily Mail. “I had no grit, no sex appeal.”

Anne may now be the kind of girl who wears bondage-style boots to her “Les Miserables” New York City premiere, but she admitted to feeling the heat in Hollywood when asked about her age – 30.

“It doesn’t help that the new crop of girls is so gorgeous and so 22 years old. But I’m excited about it,” she said.

In addition to talking about her image and her age, the actress showed her softer side when talking about her husband, Adam Shulman, whom she wed in 2012.

“He walks into a room, and I light up. I can’t help it,” she said. “A few days into [filming ‘Les Miserables’] I said ‘I’m having too much fun. I just want to play with you and I need to be really sad right now.’

“I knew from the second I met him that he was the love of my life,” she added.

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