Quvenzhané Wallis Has Adorable Vogue Date with André Leon Talley (VIDEO)
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The Oscar's youngest-ever nominee Quvenzhané Wallis is not only Hollywood's brightest star, the pint-size wonder is also a fashion darling. In a new interview, Wallis sits down with Vogue's Andre Leon Talley and discusses fashion, music, and what she might wear to the Academy Awards ceremony.
The nine-year-old, who is nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance in "Beasts of the Southern Wild," revealed some interesting details about her red carpet dress. For one, don't expect the child star to wear any floor-length gowns. "I just want to know, what are you thinking about fashion? Because I read online that you did not want to wear a long dress," asked Talley.
"'I might step on it, or trip on it and I don't want to humiliate myself," Wallis explained to the legendary fashion guru. Although she doesn't know what exactly she'll be wearing, just know that it might be pink - it's her favorite color after all.
The tiny fashionista rocked a head of soft curls and a long sleeve denim zipper dress. Wallis loves when music and fashion combines; her favorite song of the moment is "Fashion is My Kryptonite" by Disney teen duo Bella Thorne and Zendaya. Wallis says her favorite music artists are Selena Gomez, Nicki Minaj, and Demi Lovato.
The talented youngster showed off her loveable and animated personality with her witty remarks and her little dance moves. the camera caught her dancing to Rihanna's "We Found Love" and to Frank Ocean's "Thinking About You." When Talley asked whether she enjoyed herself at a recent party that was held in her honor, Wallis beamed, "Yes, I just love partying."
The actress is excited about her nomination, which she should be. Having had auditioned for her nominated role at the age of five, the star's has used the years to perfect her now critically acclaimed performance. Even Beyonce Knowles is a fan of the child star. The Grammy-winning songstress dedicated a blog post to her which read:
"QUVENZHANE, CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR HISTORICAL OSCAR NOMINATION! YOU ARE A SHINING STAR!
CHECK OUT BEASTS OF THE SOUTHERN WILD WHILE YOU'RE AT IT - ONE OF THE MOST BEAUTIFUL, HEART BREAKING, PERFECT FILMS OF 2012.
According to Daily Mail, since Wallis' breakout role in "Beasts of the Southern Wild," she has been casted in the upcoming film, "Twelve Years a Slave" which also stars A-List actors Brad Pitt, Paul Giamatti, and Michael Fassbender.
"Beasts of the Southern Wild" was nominated for four awards - Best Picture, Best Director (Benh Zeitlin), Best Adapted Screenplay (Mr Zeitlin again) and Best Actress (Wallis).
Jan 16, 2013 05:51 PM EST