Shailene Woodley, who plays Beatrice "Tris" Prior in the upcoming sci-fi action movie "Divergent," spoke about her personal and professional life in recent interviews with Teen Vogue and The Daily Beast.
The “Divergent” star told Teen Vogue, during an interview for its April issue, that though she has been taking on roles in movies about relationships, she herself does not have a boyfriend.
"That's crazy! I never thought about that," she reportedly said about her work. "I haven't had time to think about a relationship! I literally have not had a boyfriend in almost five years. I've never even hooked up with anybody I've worked on a movie with."
Woodley, who had initially turned down the “Divergent” role, reportedly spoke about a conversation with Jennifer Lawrence: “I asked Jennifer Lawrence, 'Are you happy with your choice to take on 'The Hunger Games'?' And she said she wouldn't change it for the world.”
She added that it was Lawrence who convinced her to take the role. “She told me, 'There are some things - don't make a sex tape, don't do drugs, don't do things in public - that you wouldn't want other people judging you for. But this is the best decision you'll ever make,” Woodley said.
While talking about privacy during an interview with The Daily Beast, Woodley reportedly revealed that she does not have a cell phone: “I’m not a big technology person. I don’t even have a smartphone. I don’t even have a cellphone! And if I were to have one, it would be a flip-phone.”
Woodley revealed that it was true that she was offered the part of Anastasia Steele in the "Fifty Shades of Grey" movie but she turned it down and “didn’t want to audition for it” as she had already done “Divergent.”
“I knew there was no way I wanted to do multiple franchises at the same time, because that’s crazy, so I didn’t see the point in it.”
Woodley stars alongside Kate Winslet, Zoe Kravitz, Miles Teller, Ansel Elgort and Theo James in "Divergent," which is based on a novel by Veronica Roth and is directed by Neil Burger. The film is slated for a U.S. release on March 21.