Emma Stone covers W Magazine looking like Uncle Terry’s nephew did the whole shoot on his iPad in a motel that charges by the hour. Stone covers the February 2013 issue in just a bra and leather jacket and a bunch of you didn’t like it because she looked so young. And those of you who hated the cover are going to hate the shoot even more because she loses another year with every page turn. Uncle Terry’s nephew’s photo skills are below along with Stone’s interview.
- On whether it’s difficult to stay serious in dramas: ‘In real life, sometimes it’s uncomfortable for me not to go for the joke. I’ve been looking at that in myself lately. Often, joking for me is a way of diffusing the awkwardness of a situation, so it’s kind of exhilarating to be a part of projects where there’s nothing funny or lighthearted.’
- On attending red carpet events: ‘At first, when you go to premieres and award shows, you’re thinking, How the hell am I here? All these people I’ve never met are here, and it’s so cool! And then, as time goes on, it’s a little bit like, Ah…it’s more like work. There are only a couple of events where I’ve truly felt, That was an awesome night… and the Oscars was one of them.’
- On what movie made her cry: ‘The end of City Lights makes me cry every time I see it… when Charlie Chaplin walks by the shop window and the once blind girl brings him a flower and pins it to his lapel. She’s always thought that he was a millionaire, but he was really a tramp. She feels his hand and says, ‘You?’ And he nods. He says, ‘You can see now?’ And she says, ‘Yes, I can see now.’ They cut back to his face, and he lights up like you’ve never seen. That last line, ‘Yes, I can see now,’ has so many meanings. It’s echoed in every great romantic movie since then and in every great moment of life.’