It’s the most terrible thing thinking about the idea that most girls’ natural instinct is to look at others as their main competition. This has somehow been ingrained in us since we were little girls – ‘She’s more competition for you than he is over there,’ when really, when you go out into the real world and you’re trying to accomplish things, men and women are your competitors,
But when girls are thinking too much about getting boys to like them or getting a boyfriend, I think that is when this natural competitiveness instinct kicks in and they start to look at other girls as their competition. It’s so unhealthy. I think having grown up, lived through it, having experienced it and having felt that way about other girls at certain points of my life, I now look around and I just love girls. I respect girls and admire girls far more than any of the men around me. You have to stick together and, whether you label yourself as a feminist or not, it’s important that we address equal rights.
—  Taylor on Feminism & Girls (Cleo Magazine)
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On Jimmy Fallon, Liam said you chewed garlic and onions before the kissing scenes… 

I wouldn’t say that—I just wouldn’t think so much about the kissing. I would just kind of eat whatever I wanted; I think the onions that you were referring to was that I just had a sandwich with mustard and raw red onion.

How are you like your character? 

I always get nervous making comparisons because Katniss is the leader of a rebellion that changes the world and I’m not. [I’m] just chilling.

What is something you learned about yourself that surprised you?

[Referencing Liam Hemsworth] I guess the thing that surprised me is that I would never expect to ever have a man this good-looking ever be my best friend. I just would never assume those things could happen, but he is. He’s the most wonderful, lovable, family-oriented, sweet, hilarious, amazing guy. He actually taught me how to be fair and to stand up for myself. It’s my biggest weakness: negotiating. I’m a wimp about standing up for myself and Liam is always fair. He’s always on time, he’s always doing his job, and he’s good about making sure that things stay fair. He’s teaching me to toughen up a little bit. That was important, I need that.

A lot of people look up to you, what’s that pressure like? 

I have an amazing group of people around me. I surround myself with “no” people. They will tell me, ‘Stop doing that’ or ‘You look terrible’—honest, real people. My publicists I’ve had since I was 16 years old, they watched me grow up and they know me and they do love me; my agent, I’ve had since I was 17. I have an amazing group of friends that are not in the business that I’ve been friends with for years before any of this happened that I trust. Something strange does happen that you don’t expect. A very tiny thing that makes a big emotional difference is just the way people look at you. Because I don’t feel any different and so sometimes when you go out and you see the way that people look at you, it makes you feel alienated and kind of odd. So I try to surround myself with people that never look at me that way, never fake laugh at my jokes. 

For the last day of filming were you thinking that it would be really emotional?

It’s complicated because it was such a long shoot. It’s hard and exhausting, so there was a part of wanting to wrap so we could give our bodies a break but realizing that it was over that we weren’t coming back. It was complicated, a mix of feelings. It was relief on one end because we were exhausted, but just so sad. We’re still best friends with each other, and we talk to each other all the time—way too much—but it’s different. If all I had was this friendship with Josh and Liam—if that’s all I ever got from this—I would consider it a blessing. Our lives changed together and we had each other.

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AMA-ZING ADVENTURE WITH 5SOS & 1D!

I think it’s genius. I think it’s 100% incredible. It’s mind-blowing and in the way that it comes to form, the whole storyline of this and it’s explained. It explains everything in such a classy way and also in a way that makes it feel like history in the making. I can just promise that everyone who loves the show for what it is will not only appreciate what Marlene King, Oliver Goldstick and Joseph Dougherty have come up with from the very beginning essentially, but what they plan to do and how they plan to execute it is just phenomenal.
—  Keegan when asked about when he found out who ‘A’ is [X]
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Mockingjay cast interview: 6 Products Katniss Would Be Terrible at Selling

It’s looking at myself, so I never really think I’m on top of any so-called “game,” but as far as what the fans were expressing to me in person is that they like my hair shorter apparently. I had my hair really long for a little while and the network was completely understanding of why I was doing it — it was for Locks of Love. My mother has breast cancer. Cody Christian’s mother has breast cancer. Everybody has a story of somebody they know that has cancer and one of the hardest things to deal with is, and it’s not so much a vanity thing as it is just a human thing, of losing your hair and feeling completely powerless. So I grew my hair out as long as I could, 11 inches, and I cut it off. During that period of time I think there was a little bit of an uproar of people saying, “oh my gosh, what is he doing with his hair?” It was for a good cause and, hopefully, I can do it again sometime in the future.
—  Keegan when asked about Toby’s ‘hair game’ [X]
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Fifth Harmony on HAIR-OGRAPHY and more!