[INTERVIEW] Bella Thorne Talks Confidence, Acting, and Selfies

You might call Bella Thorne an overachiever. She started modeling at six months old, and has since added the roles of actress, singer, and author to her resume. Following her appearances on Disney’s “Shake It Up!”, Thorne has been spending her days writing a YA book series and co-starring in the upcoming comedy, “The Duff.” The charismatic teen is self-aware, honest, and not afraid to show off her personality—on our set she belted out ‘80s rock tunes and played a mean air guitar. With so much on her plate, Yahoo Beauty sat down with Thorne for answers to all out burning questions: How she does it all, does she eat carbs, and how does she take such perfect selfies.

Yahoo Beauty: You’ve taken on so much at a young age. When did you know that acting was something you really wanted to do?

Bella Thorne: When I was eight-and-a-half we were staying in LA and my brother got me started in acting. I’m dyslexic so everyone told me I couldn’t be an actress because I couldn’t read but I proved them wrong. I didn’t know at the time that a lot of famous actors have dyslexia. It wasn’t easy but I knew then that I wanted to do acting. The singing and dancing came along with the role in Shake it Up.

YB: What has been your favorite role that you’ve played so far?

BT: Probably playing Belle in “Amityville: The Awakening”. I’m excited to see The Duff because I think it will be really funny and fans are getting really excited. It was the funniest table read that I’ve ever been too. I looked at everyone and was like, “How am I going to hold my own? All these characters around me are so good.”

YB: When you’re looking at acting roles, do you look for things you are able to relate to?

BT: It’s not that I look for certain things, but more if it’s a really good script then I’ll do it. I want to do a script like “Upstream Color.” It’s one of my favorite movies. It was made on a $40,000 budget, which you must know, is impossible. It’s a great movie.

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Bella Wants A Kitten Sanctuary!

When she’s not hitting the silver screen alongside Steve Carrell and Jennifer Garner, Bella Thorne lends her voice to a variety of causes.

Along with working the Thirst Project to bring water to people in developing countries, she’s an animal rights supporter and hopes to one day open a cat sanctuary.

The star of Alexander And The Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day is also a writer and takes her experience from being bullied as writing inspiration for her new novel “Autumn Falls.”

You can always watch the most recent FULL EPISODE at: http://www.takepart.com/live

Interview: How Bella Got Mistaken for a Guy

Sweet new interview with Bella discussing her upcoming movie Blended, and how she was mistaken for a guy off the set! Check it out!

In the new movie “Blended,” Bella Thorne plays Adam Sandler’s track-suit-wearing tomboy daughter Hillary, aka “Larry.” The transformation from girlie girl was so convincing that Bella was actually mistaken for a guy off the set.

“I went to the restroom, and the guy’s like, ‘I’m sorry, you can’t go in there. The men’s room is that way.'” Bella says she immediately got “this devastated look on my face.”

Bella, 16, takes the reactions in stride and says she doesn’t feel pressure growing up in the public eye. “If people are talking about me, it doesn’t stress me out,” Bella says. “I know who I am. I’m not trying to be anything else.”

The actress, who’s also known for her role on Disney Channel’s “Shake It Up,” is aware of how young her fan base is, and she has special advice for the tweens who look up to her. “Women and girls need to stick together and stick up for each other,” she says.
To find out what it was like working with Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore, check out this episode of “Daily Shot.”


Interview – Busy Making Movies And Saving Lives

A new interview by MTV act. “Bella Thorne Is Super Busy Making Movies And Saving Lives”. Check it out here or read it below

Bella Thorne is such a breath of fresh air! While many young starlets get caught up in the darker side of Hollywood, Bella is pushing far beyond that. While she may have stepped away from playing the role of CeCe in Disney’s “Shake It Up”, she is staying super busy these days, and definitely has a bright future to come.
We had a chance to catch up with Bella to talk about the Thirst Project, her passionate causes, and even her new movie with Drew Barrymore and Adam Sandler, “Blended.”
MTV Act: First things first. We know you have a “dirty secret.” Can you discuss it?
Bella: My secret is one the world needs to know…nearly a billion people a year die from unsafe drinking water.
MTV Act: Why is the Thirst Project an important cause to you?
Bella: The campaign is important to me because I believe in the fundamental right for every human being to have the basics in life starting with clean water.
MTV Act: You are involved with so many causes from adopting animals to standing up to bullies. What advice can you give to your fans who don’t know which cause to support?
Bella: I think that everyone has the power to make a change in the world. We can do this by taking up causes that are important to us or in some way impacts our own lives. Everyone suffers some injustice in life and what better motivation than to help others not suffer in the same way.
MTV Act: How did you figure out which causes you are passionate about?
Bella: Each cause that I am involved with impacts me personally. The Thirst Project is slightly different as I am not in an unfortunate circumstance where I don’t have access to clean water, but to see people dying of thirst and diseases from unclean water broke my heart. I knew I had to be involved.
MTV Act: What has been the best advice you have ever received from another celebrity?
Bella: I think the best advice came from Drew Barrymore, about always finding love in everything you do and keeping a positive attitude and being thankful.
MTV Act: Congratulations on your role in “Blended”! What is it like working with Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore?
Bella: I couldn’t have been more blessed to work with such positive, kind and funny stars. They are humble and hard working, very family orientated.
MTV Act: What surprised you the most about Africa during filming? Do you want to go back?
Bella: I would like to go back to Africa on a humanitarian trip. I visited an orphanage while I was there and it is my strongest and most impactful memory. I was surprised that it was cold while we were shooting. My ignorance on the climate taught me a valuable lesson to check the weather everywhere before leaving on a trip!
MTV Act: When you’re having a bad day, what’s your g-to thing to turn it all around?
Bella: My go to thing when I am having a rough day is to talk to my fans on social media while listening to music and snuggling with my pets, Kingston and Louis V.
MTV Act: Congrats on being a Candie’s girl! How do you feel about following in the footsteps of previous Candie’s girls such as Carly Rae Jepsen, Lea Michele, and Britney Spears?
Bella: It is a little intimidating to be honest. Those gals are iconic and I hope that I can have such a great and long lasting career. I was overwhelmed and in shock when I found out they chose me. I couldn’t fall asleep with all the excitement.
MTV Act: Last question: If you and Zendaya were going to sing a song for karaoke what would it be and why?
Bella: We would sing “Look At Me Now” it’s our jam.


Bella Reveals Her Best Beauty Secrets

Title says it all, Bella talking about her best beauty secrets to teenvogue.com.

Between her flawless complexion and enviable mane of glossy hair, there’s a lot to love about Bella Thorne’s look. And lucky for you, this gorgeous girl isn’t keeping her secrets to herself—the new face of Vera Wang’s Pink Princess perfume is giving you the scoop on all her go-to products and behind-the-camera beauty tricks. Read on!

What are a couple of your makeup bag essentials?
“A few of my favorites are the Revlon Just Bitten Kissable Lip Stain, CK One Pure Color Lipstick in Dollface, YSL Touché Éclat Foundation, and Flower Extreme Measures Mascara. I always finish off my look with a spritz of Vera Wang Pink Princess.”

What’s the best beauty advice you’ve ever gotten?
“My makeup artist, Tonya Brewer, taught me the importance of moisturizing daily. Hydration is a must if you want pretty, dewy skin—which I love.”

What’s the coolest thing you’ve learned in the makeup chair?
“Another trick my makeup artist taught me is how to contour the face. It makes you look great from every angle!”

OK, you have to spill: What keeps your hair looking so incredibly shiny?!
“I take Biotin (a B vitamin). It has really helped my hair to grow long and look healthy.”

What advice do you wish you could give to your teenage self?
“Don’t try to impress people. Always be yourself!”


YoungHollywood interview

The always delightful Bella Thorne returns to the Young Hollywood Studio to talk about her hit Disney Channel show “Shake It Up”, answer some Twitter questions from fans, and take a little stroll down Memory Lane with us! Also, she reveals some of her favorite Happy Facts (as seen on her website bellathorneofficial.com), tells us what fashion trends she’s loving right now, and find out which past YH interviewee she is dying to meet! Hosted by Nikki Novak (@nikkinovak)..