They may live a world apart from us mere mortals, but celebrities can conjure up some words of wisdom. From Tay-Tay to J-Law, here are five powerful female stars who have made us believe in ourselves.
1. Taylor Swift
The 25-year-old singer helped out a young fan with some new-kid-in-the-class advice. Tumblr user Stormie, 15, wrote on the site that she was feeling lonely and terrified about starting school. Taylor offered up some kind words of advice. Taylor said: “I hate that you’re feeling this way…we just have to go through life not knowing what’s next. It’s scary but it’s also the wildest, most thrilling part. Just when you think it’s going to get worse, it could get better instead. It WILL…Knowing your worth sometimes comes without any proof at all…Believe that.” Just when we thought Taylor couldn’t be any cooler, she goes and inspires us all.
2. Lily Collins
She may have found her Prince Charming in the form of Jamie Campbell Bower, but the 26-year-old daughter of Phil Collins has revealed how we can find our own Mr Rights. She told Seventeen magazine: “My advice for girls who are waiting for their Prince Charming is to be open for anything. Be open to new experiences, be open to the idea that it may take longer than you want, but if you’re open to meeting new people and new adventures, then love will come along.”
3. Lucy Hale
The actress told Cosmopolitan that she thinks girls should know what realistic images of women look like: “[Pretty Little Liars] is about how we look too. That’s terrifying sometimes because you’re breaking out or you feel gross and you still have to be in front of the camera. We’ll post pictures on Instagram and people will be like, ‘Y’all are so flawless.’ Little do they know it’s fake hair, fake eyelashes, and a good filter? Little girls see that and think they have to be like that.”
4. Jennifer Lawrence
The 24-year-old actress told ABC that she thinks it should be “illegal” to call someone fat on TV. She said: “I think when it comes to the media, the media needs to take responsibility for the effect that it has on our younger generation, on these girls who are watching these television shows, and picking up how to talk and how to be cool, so then all of a sudden being funny is making fun of the girl who’s wearing an ugly dress.”
5. Chloë Moretz
The teen told Seventeen that one of her greatest pieces of advice is that family should always come before friends and boyfriends/girlfriend. “No one will ever understand the dynamic of your family. Ever,” Chloë said. “We are the closest family ever and we are the most insane family ever. It may look weird to others, but to us, it’s life.”