April 2015 Cover Story

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Blake Lively may be a drop-dead gorgeous movie star married to a handsome actor, but she’s a far cry from the Hollywood stereotype.

Blake Lively grew up in a show business family. As a child, her parents took her along to the acting classes they taught because they didn’t want to leave her with a babysitter. And while she has said that watching her parents teach these classes helped her learn the “drills” of acting and gain confidence as she got older, acting wasn’t necessarily in her blood—at one point, her goal was to study at Stanford University. But during the summer between her junior and senior years of high school, her brother Eric—who was already an actor—asked his agent to send Lively on some auditions. He did, she went, and as a result she scored the role of Bridget in the cult favorite movie The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants. Lively’s performance in the film earned her a Teen Choice Award nomination for “Choice Movie Breakout—Female,” and Stanford became a dream of the past.

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