Shailene Woodley Covers April 2014 Issue of Marie Claire

Posted on March 17, 2014

Shailene Woodley covers April 2014 issue of Marie Claire

Actress Shailene Woodley covers the April 2014 issue of Marie Claire. Shailene is wearing a Tommy Hilfiger swimsuit and pants on the cover. Shailene stars in Divergent, which opens in theaters on March 21. In the interview, Shailene talks about roles for teenagers, her insecurities and the filming schedule for the Divergent films.

On Big Roles for Teenagers These Days: "I think there's this big rise right now in giving teenagers the worth that they have. For so long they were - and still are - depicted in movies and TV shows as codependent whiners or rich, beautiful, diamond-clad daughters or dumb cheerleader types. But teenagers are so smart. I was probably smarter as a 16-year-old than I am today. There is a zest for life that you have at that age that is so beautiful."

On Her Insecurities: "My whole life I've been so self-conscious about being skinny. And just recently I don't care anymore. All insecurities are projected because of what you think others are saying about you, but they don't really matter at all. My only real insecurities in high school were having such long legs and thick hair - things I'm so very grateful for now."

On the Divergent Series Schedule: "I like the idea of knowing that for a few months of the year - for the next few years if the movie does well - I'm going to have an action movie to do, and then all of this free time to do indie films or travel or be a waitress or whatever I want to do."

Photo: Marie Claire