Lily Collins - Lily And Phil Collins' Fame Swap

0
0
Subscribe to Lily Collins alerts

Lily Collins is amazed her famous father Phil is now known for being her dad.

The 23-year-old 'Mirror Mirror' star was once simply known for being the daughter of the Genesis front man, and admits they both find it strange to see how the tables have turned.

She explained: ''Someone told me they were listening to the radio and they were playing classic hits. At the end the DJ came on and said, 'For all of you who don't know, that was Phil Collins -- Lily Collins' dad'.

''I thought that was the weirdest thing, just so bizarre. Even my dad has said to me, 'You know, I am known as your dad now'.

''But he is extremely proud and couldn't be happier. He came to the premiere the other day and we were just like a huge family.

''It is a weird shift. I am doing what I am now because I am doing it -- I never wanted to give anybody the ability to say I am doing something because of family.''

Having been born in Surrey, England, but raised in Los Angeles following her parents' split in 1996, Lily was once baby sat by the musical elite including 'Your Song' rocker Elton John.

She told The Sun newspaper: ''He is definitely a close family friend. I consider myself very European and more British at heart.

''I am not your beachy Californian girl. I enjoy the cold. Whenever I come back to England I automatically relax and feel at home.''

Meanwhile, with her star on the ascendant, Lily is trying to get her head around the fact she has fans.

She added: ''It still shocks me that people are interested In Me.

''But I can still go about everyday life, go to the market and that kind of thing, without being followed.''


Contactmusic

Tags: Lily Collins - Elton John - Genesis - InMe - Phil Collins

0
0
Subscribe to Lily Collins alerts
Advertisement

More Lily Collins

'Love, Rosie' Tries Another Rom-Com Twist

While some filmmakers are happy to rely on the same old formula, others are forever seeking a new approach to a tired genre. And with...

Love, Rosie Movie Review

Deliberately unstructured, this likeable romantic comedy holds the audience's interest with its strikingly engaging cast and a slick visual style, but the plot is both...

Mimi And The Mad Noise Factory Unleash Their 'Get Me Back' Video For Brit Rom-Com 'Love, Rosie' [Video]

Mimi & The Mad Noise Factory are a Germany-based indie-pop band whose upbeat tune 'Get Me Back' from their new album has caught the attention...

Love, Rosie Trailer

Love can be confusing, complicating and utterly gut-wrenching as Rosie painfully discovers on her journey to adulthood. She and Alex have been best friends since...

Advertisement

A Week In Movies: On Set With The Hunger Games, Howard Hughes And The Lobster; New Trailers For Expendables 3 And Ninja Turtles

In Paris, Jennifer Lawrence was caught on camera as she shot scenes for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 involving a huge crowd of elaborately...

A Week In Movies: Star Wars Cast Announced, Festivals Bring Out Stars In London And New York While Efron And Rogen Hit L.A

Of course the biggest movie news this week was the official announcement that Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill and Carrie Fisher will be back for Star...

Love, Rosie Trailer

Alex Stewart and Rosie Dunne are the best of friends struggling through the pressures of their teenage years; Alex is intent on losing his virginity...

She's Not Just Phil Collins' Daughter! But Who Is Lily Collins?

Lily Collins isn’t just the daughter of Phil Collins. The stunning 25 year old actress and model began acting when she was just two years...

Advertisement

Comments

Lily Collins Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Lily Collins

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All