Zoë Kravitz Talks Growing Up Famous, Supportive Parents + Her Affinity For Men Who Make Her Laugh

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She’s the offspring of famous, mysterious parents. And despite having Lenny Kravitz as a father and Lisa Bonet as a mother actress/singer (she started the band Lolawolf ) Zoë Kravitz somehow maintains her mystery. In a new interview with Ocean Drive, the 26-year-old gives us a peak into her childhood; having two famous parents; work and love life. Peep a few excerpts.

Dealing with celebrity as a child:

It’s always what I’ve done, before I even had a real understanding of how the rest of the world saw my parents. My dad was always really supportive. My mom always wanted to make sure that this is what I really wanted to do before being in the public eye myself. They knew that’s genuinely who I am—I don’t know what else I would do if I wasn’t creating.

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Playing Christina, the protective friend to Shailene Woodley’s Tris in the sci-fi flick Divergent:

[My character] Christina comes from the faction of Candor, which is all about honesty; I was really intrigued by that. That’s why she’s kind of an open book—she’s feisty and she’s funny and she’s real—and those are the kind of people that I like to surround myself with, and I’m the same kind of person.

Filming with Insurgent’s esteemed cast:

It was one of those moments when you look around the room and think, Oh my god, I’m shooting a scene with Naomi Watts and Kate Winslet—that’s absolutely insane!

Filming Mad Max: Fury Road.

Aesthetically, it was the most beautiful, creative thing I have ever seen. It was really crazy and surreal and intense—we were out in the desert in the middle of nowhere, and all of a sudden, there’d be fire and bullets flying at us. It’s Mad Max, so it was definitely some gnarly shit we were doing.

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Relocating with her father at age 11: